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H. Anthony Semone, Ph. D.
8825 Patton Road, Wyndmoor, PA 19038
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Dr. H. Anthony Semone has developed a rare blend of education,
training, acquired skills, and experiences that make him uniquely qualified to
review police firearms training programs such as that described in Police
A graduate of Kent State University, he holds an M. A. in Psychology and a Ph. D
in Clinical Psychology. He is one of 11 psychologists in the country certified
personally by Dr. Ralph M. Reitan to administer the Halstead-Reitan test
batteries. His extensive experience in the field of Psychology includes service
as an Internal Consultant for the Abraxas Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA; a Clinical
Neuropsychologist at the Rehab Hospital of York, York, Pennsylvania; Clinical
Director for The Child and Adolescent Unit, York Hospital, York, PA; Associate
Professor of Psychology at Clarion State College; and independent Practice of
Clinical Psychology and Forensic Psychology in Clarion, PA.
Dr. Semone has also evaluated and intervened on behalf of law enforcement
officers suffering from the enduring effects of post-shooting trauma and
post-traumatic stress disorder, and provided pro bono testimony in a Federal
sentencing hearing during which he was qualified as an expert in post-shooting
trauma and post- traumatic stress disorder. In addition to advanced studies and
experience in forensic psychology, clinical neuropsychology, clinical
psychology, and police psychology, Dr. Semone, a member of the Police Policy
Studies Council and an Adjunct Instructor with Strategos International, has
pursued both basic and advanced courses in the fields of professional firearms
training and education.
To this end he has attended courses at many recognized police and private
firearms training academies to include the Baltimore County (Maryland) Police
Department, Chapman Academy, Defense Associates of Connecticut (Taylor Method),
Defense Training International (Farnam Method), Lethal Force Institute, Smith &
Wesson Academy, and Thunder Ranch. He has been awarded instructor-level status
from the Lethal Force Institute, NRA, Pennsylvania State Police, Smith & Wesson
Academy, and Strategos International.
Dr. Semone has relentlessly pursued the achievement of these specialized skill
sets for more than four decades, with the determination and tenacity befitting
his status as a former member of the United States Marine Corps.
These unique qualifications have enabled him to provide clinical and
neuropsychological consultation in high-profile civil and criminal cases. As a
result, he has testified in both federal and state courts in cases involving
alleged terrorism, homicide, rape, and aggravated assault, and provided
affidavits in cases involving serial murder, multiple murder, and arson, to
include death penalty cases.
Dr. Semone has been in private practice since 1995 in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania.
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