222 West Fourth Street,
Suite 212
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: (817) 882-9415
Fax: (817) 870-4819

Consultant Profile


Consultation, Litigation assistance, Case Development, Deposition, Expert testimony, Research, Case Review and Mediation Advocacy.


Available for travel within the United States and Internationally.

Professional Experience:

Experience with plaintiff and defendant cases in multiple areas of expertise

Current: Private Practice.

1992 - 2002- Director of Psychological Services, Fort Worth Police Department, Fort Worth, Texas, Supervisor, Peer Counseling Team and Critical Incident Stress Management Program. Hostage and Crisis Negotiations Team member and the Operational Police Behavioral Health Specialist

Fifty years private practice

Thirty-eight years police officer, hostage negotiator, and police trainer

Currently, Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Police Emergency Response: An International Journal of Hostage Negotiations and Crisis Intervention, Published by Sage Publishing

Previously, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations (An international journal published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group)

Formerly, Editor-in-Chief, Emotional First Aid: Journal of Crisis Intervention


Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Texas; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, State of Texas; Licensed Master Peace Officer, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement; Certified Police Instructor, T.C.O.L.E.; Certified Mental Health Peace Officer, T.C.O.L.E.; Certified Investigative Hypnotist, T.C.O.L.E.

Professional Affiliations:

Diplomate in Police Psychology, Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Diplomate in Crisis Intervention, American Board of Examiners in Crisis Intervention; Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners (Psychological Specialties); Diplomate, The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress; Diplomate, The American Board of Law Enforcement Experts; Fellow, The American College of Forensic Examiners; Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists; Practitioner Member / Advanced Practitioner, Academy of Family Mediators / Association for Conflict Resolution.


B.A. - Psychology 1965; M.S. - Clinical Psychology 1966; Ed.D. - Education and Psychology 1974; A.A.S. - Criminal Justice 1986; B.S.L. - Law 1989; J.D. - Law 1991; Internship in Clinical Psychology - Devereux Foundation 1968; Emergency Medical Technician - Basic and Tactical


Extensive, Furnished on request


Hourly Rate; Daily Rate; Retainer; Case Work-up/Research; Expenses; Travel Time; Competitive. Fee Schedule on Request


Extensive teaching and training experience. Vitae furnished on request.

  • Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University 2013-current
  • Faculty, Graduate Criminal Justice, Walden University 2000-2011
  • Faculty, Graduate Forensic Clinical Psychology, Capella University 2000-2014
  • Adjunct Faculty, Midwestern State University, 2002-2003
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Phoenix, 2002-2005
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (Emphasis: Mediation and Crisis Intervention) 1991-1998
  • Chief Hostage and Crisis Negotiations Instructor, North Central Texas Council of Governments Regional Police Academy, 1986-1999

Contact: James L. Greenstone, Ed.D., J.D., DABECI


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