The next, he was confessing an additional agenda: to meet a nice child. De Masi was apparently vague about what had happened, according to a deposition by Dr. Ingram recalled in his deposition, '' I am thinking about how he was a child psychiatrist and he was with children all the time, and I was thinking about how very smart he is -- he is a smart man -- and how his intelligence is organized around getting what he wants and not letting anything stand in his way.'' But Dr. De Masi molested a 10-year-old boy at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. De Masi was cruising the neighborhood in a van and introducing himself to boys as a child psychiatrist. De Masi told acquaintances that he planned to go to another country, perhaps Thailand, that was less actively hostile to sex between adults and children. Law enforcement officials located him in Mexico in 1995 and extradited him to Connecticut, where he completed his sentence and was released from prison, without any probation conditions, on April 3. Williams said, referring to a male pedophile fixated on boys.Ingram in a lawsuit triggered by that fateful therapy session. Ingram, by his own admission, did nothing to remove Dr. The lawsuit that the boy and his family subsequently filed against Dr. Almonte's mother, concerned that he was exhibiting suicidal tendencies, took him to Danbury Hospital. '' He can't help himself, he knows it and that's that.It could have far-reaching impact, helping to clarify the gray area between situations in which a psychiatrist must honor a patient's privacy and circumstances under which a psychiatrist must violate it. De Masi never acknowledged an intention to satisfy his sexual impulses, others say the danger was foreseeable and compelled Dr. Their disagreements focus largely on two questions: Did Dr. He also heads a Manhattan task force on psychiatry and confidentiality for the American Psychiatric Association. '' I think it's going to be hard for me to start a family,'' he said.Psychiatrists and legal experts express conflicting opinions about the case. De Masi pose a clear threat to others, and was there a readily identifiable victim or class of victims for Dr. Court decisions and laws in many states require a psychiatrist to take action under these conditions, but whether the conditions exist is often a murky judgment call. Ingram could help determine, in particular, how broad the definition of an identifiable class of victims should be. Ronald Schouten, who teaches courses on psychiatry and the law at Harvard Medical School, said there was arguably such a class here: the children Dr. De Masi would rub his groin against the boy's buttocks while holding the boy's hands behind his back. Although he declined to be interviewed for this article on the advice of lawyers, his deposition and motions filed in court by his lawyers make his position clear: Dr. Ingram's deposition suggests that it was unlikely Dr. He resists therapy because he cannot overcome his suspicion of doctors.We help folks learn a skill, try out new things and connect with LACC and our neighbors in an educational setting.Community Services Mission To provide a wide array of student and community-supported classes, workshops, seminars, excursions, recreational and other offerings to all members of the community.We are better when we share the responsibility of making sure every member of our community is safe,” LAPD Chief Michel Moore tweeted.
All of us wrote emails and left messages, couldn’t reach a soul.One moment, Joseph De Masi was telling his psychiatrist, Douglas H. That disclosure illuminated more than a hidden facet of Dr. It also laid bare a possible motive behind his career path at New York Medical College, where he was a third-year resident, already armed with a license to practice medicine, and where Dr. Almonte during an investigation of other accusations of child molestation against Dr. Almonte and two boys unrelated to Danbury Hospital. Almonte's case was for risk of injury to a child, defined in Connecticut statutes as endangering a child's health or morals. De Masi was stripped of his medical license, served five years in prison and was released in 1992.Ingram, that he had gone there to see the night sky in the Southern Hemisphere. Ingram was on the faculty.'' And as I am hearing this in this session,'' Dr. Almonte, who was 10, said he did not initially tell anyone about being fondled by Dr. His history since then seems to illustrate the deeply ingrained nature of pedophilia, which many experts describe as a sexual orientation. De Masi fought a return to prison for violating his probation, The Daily News received complaints from residents in Bayside, Queens, that Dr. De Masi's former lawyers, said he no longer knows where Dr. De Masi might leave the country again.'' He's the classic immovable pederast,'' Mr.Our offerings are not-for-credit (no transcripts, degrees or CA Community College Certificate programs), and are 100% supported by fees or donations/contributions.We're kind of like public TV or radio, but the education version!