Kentucky board reprimands psychologist Bruce R. Amble over sexual behavior

December 23, 2011

On July 29, 2011, the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology reprimanded Bruce R. Amble, Ph.D.

According to the Board’s Settlement Agreement, Amble “admits the Board may be able to prove by a preponderance of the evidence at a hearing before the Board,” that he engaged in verbal behavior toward a client which was sexually seductive, demeaning, or harassing as perceived by the client.

This violation involved an inappropriate comment by Amble to the a client prior to the beginning of a psychological evaluation of the client.

Amble is also required to reimburse the Board $750 as reimbursement for its investigative and legal costs.

Source: Settlement Agreement and Order, Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology vs. Bruce R. Amble, Ph.D., license no. 0320, Commonwealth of Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology, Agency Case No. 10-23, Administrative Action No. 11-KBEP-0001.


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