Annette Ermshar, PhD

Annette Ermshar, Ph.D., MSCP, ABPP is a licensed clinical psychologist, with specialization in neuropsychology and forensic psychology. Dr. Ermshar is committed to providing top quality services to her clients with over a decade of post-licensed experience conducting psychotherapy and assessment with children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Ermshar has also served as an expert witness in numerous court cases within Federal Court, California Superior Courts, and California Juvenile Courts. Dr. Ermshar’s main office is located in the Pasadena – San Marino area. She also meets with clients in the Bay Area and the Inland Empire.

Area of Expertise:
• Neuropsychological Assessment (ADHD, traumatic brain injuries, dementia, cognitive difficulties, etc.)

• Psychological/Psychodiagnostic Assessment (i.e. assisting primary treatment provider with differential diagnosis and treatment planning)

• Forensic Assessment and Expert Testimony (competency, insanity, alternative sentencing, violence risk, sex offender risk, conservatorship, workers compensation, personal injury, etc.)

• Psychoeducational Assessment (Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, academic accommodation, etc.)

• Individual Psychotherapy

o Bipolar disorder, depression, anger management, anxiety disorders, psychotic spectrum disorders, substance abuse disorders, dual diagnosis, etc.
o Additional specialization in the treatment of individuals in the entertainment industry and various professional occupations

• Cognitive Rehabilitation/Retraining and Neurofeedback (specialized treatment focused on improving areas of cognitive difficulty)


Practice Overview

  • California — PSY 18549
  • Oklahoma — 1326
  • General Psychological Testing
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • School Psychology
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders
  • Serious and Persistent Mental Illness
  • Childhood and Adolescent Problems

Upon request.

Please contact by: Phone: 626-405-0521
Fax: 626-405-0523
Email: [email protected]

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Social Learning
  • Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychological Testing

Professional Affiliations

  • American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) - Forensic Psychology
  • • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • • Board Certified Diplomate in Forensic Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)
  • • Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Psychology
  • • Masters of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology (MSCP)
  • • Member, California Psychological Association
  • • Board of Directors for Division 5 of the California Psychological Association
  • • Medical Experts for San Bernardino County Juvenile Court Panel
  • Hospital Privileges
  • • Aurora Las Encinas Hospital (medical staff and Medical Executive Committee), Pasadena, California
  • • Huntington Hospital (allied medical staff), Pasadena, California
  • • Patton State Hospital (medical staff), Patton, California
  • Community Boards and Service Involvement
  • • Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • • Board of Directors for the Glendale Adventist Medical Center Healthcare Foundation
  • • Board Member for Pepperdine University Board of Visitors

Out of network provider, fee for service (clients provided accounting of fees that can be submitted to insurance for reimbursement)

  • Las Encinas Psychiatric Hospital, Pasadena, CA

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