Dr. Verhaagen is a board certified psychologist who has written or co-authored eight books, including Assessing and Managing Violence Risk in Juveniles, Therapy with Young Men, Parenting the Millennial Generation and Sexually Aggressive Youth. He has served as the clinical director for three mental health agencies and is the founder and former CEO of Southeast Psych, a large psychology practice based in Charlotte, NC. He is a fellow of both American Board of Clinical Psychology and The American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. His clinical practice is entirely devoted to treating adolescents and young adults. Dr. Verhaagen participated in the Child Development-Community Policing Team that was developed at the Yale Child Study Center to impact violence among juveniles. There, clinicians and police officers were cross-trained, with ride alongs’ and clinical consultations, as needed. His work has been featured in USA Today, Newsweek and dozens of newspapers across the USA. Dr. Verhaagen is a popular speaker on youth issues in national conferences.