e-mail:  m_peck@msn.com

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
  • Private Practice, 1965-Present
  • Forensic Psychology, 1969-Present: Consultation and/or testimony in over 100 legal cases; specializing in suicidology, wrongful death, psychologist malpractice and personal injury
  • President, Los Angeles Society for Clinical Psychology, 1993
  • Executive Director - Board of Directors, Institute for Suicide Prevention, 1993-2000
  • Diplomate, American Board of Professional Psychology, 1971-Present
  • Fellow, Academy of Clinical Psychology, 1994
  • Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners
  • Professional Advisory Committee, The Maple Center, 1993-2000
  • Consultant, L.A. Suicide Prevention Center, 1982-2004
    Substance abuse consultant Beverly Hills School District, 1980-93
  • Community Advisory Board, Teen Line, 1985-Present
  • Clinical Staff Affiliation, Brotman Medical Center & Westwood Hospital, 1990-93
  • Co-Director, Suicide Prevention Program for California Schools, 1984-87
  • Associate Clinical Professor in Psychiatry Psychology, University of Southern California  Medical School, 1972-91
  • Instruction: NPI, UCLA Medical School, 2000
  • President, Los Angeles County Psychological Association, 1979-80
  • Psychologist, Linden Center for Disturbed Children and Adolescents, Beverly Hills, 1989-94
  • Instructor, Suicidology, California School for Professional Psychology, 1988-2004
  • Instructor, Suicidology, California Graduate Institute, 1991-2000
  • Consultant, Lecturer in-Service for Dept. Of Psychiatry Kaiser-Permanente Facilities throughout Los Angeles, 1989-Present
  • Presented more than 100 workshops, lectures and training seminars at Hospital, Clinical and Professional Organizations since 1975
  • Presented more than 50 papers at Professional meetings in last 20 years
  • 23 Professional articles published and 4 books
  • U.S.A.F. Reserves, 1958-64, Honorable Discharge
  • Lecturer, Summer Session, 1963, Univ. Of Portland Adolescent Psychology
  • Staff Psychologist, PTA School Guidance Center, Los Angeles, 1963-1964 (one quarter time)
  • Psychologist, California State College at Los Angeles, Counseling Center, 1965-1966 (one-half time)
  • Staff Psychologist, Suicide Prevention Center, 1965-1969
  • Private Practice, 1965-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, California State College at Los Angeles (part-time) 1966-1968; School of Education (part-time) 1969-1970
  • Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry (psychology), University of Southern California Medical School, 1967-72
  • Director, Dignity Center, 1976-1978
  • Director, Youth Studies and Youth Services, Suicide Prevention Center: 1969 - (part-time 1981)
  • Director, Life Clinic (out-patient clinic) Suicide Prevention Center, 1979 - (part-time 1981)
  • Advisory Board: Developing Adolescents Without Narcotics (DAWN), 1968-71
  • Member, Task Force: To develop and write guidelines for emergency telephone services in Los Angeles County (hot line)
  • Behavioral Science Advisory Board, Los Angeles Police Department, 1969-1971
  • Advisory Board, Hot Line, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, California, 1969-1976
  • Chairperson, Los Angeles County Psychological Association Professional Conduct Committee, 1974-78
  • Examining Committee, American Board of Professional Psychology, 1974-Present
  • Member, West Central Drug Abuse Coalition, 1974-1977
  • Member, Cal State Psychological Association Ethics Committee, 1975-1979
  • Oral Examiner, Psychology, Examining Committee, State Board Medical Quality Association, 1977-1981
  • Member, Psychiatric Sub-Committee, Los Angeles County Emergency Health Care Commission, 1977-79
  • Psychological Consultant: Federal Aviation Administration, 1968-1981
  • Deputy Coroner: Los Angeles Medical Examiner's Office, 1964-82
  • Director, Narcotic & Drug Rehabilitation Program at Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Center, 1971-77
  • Commissioner, L.A. County Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Commission, 1977-82
  • Board of Trustees, California School for Professional Psychology, 1979-81
  • Director, Stress Management Program for L.A. Unified School District Administrators, 1980-81
  • Professional Advisory Committee, California State PTA, 1983-84
  • Co-Chair, Advisory Committee, California State Senate Select Committee on Children and Youth, 1982-83
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