EMAIL:  rcbarden@mac.com    

Dr. Barden has testified as an expert witness in federal and state courts across the U.S. and been interviewed regarding complex science and legal issues by U.S. Congressional Quarterly, CBS 60 Minutes, ABC NIGHTLINE, the CBS Evening News, TIME Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT Magazine, INSIGHT Magazine, THE NEW YORKER, the L.A. Times, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Minneapolis Star and Tribune, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the London BBC, U.S. National Public Radio, ABC NEWS 20/20, National German Television, National Finnish Television, 60 Minutes Australia, Canadian Public Radio, PBS FRONTLINE, NBC DATELINE and many other media sources

Barden, R. C. "Protecting the Integrity of the Legal System: Eliminating Junkscience "Expert" Testimony with Science Intensive Litigation Methods", American Bar Association Litigation Section National Meetings, Phoenix, Arizona, May 11, 2001.


See, Gustafson, Paul. Jury awards patient $2.6 million: Verdict finds therapist Humenansky liable in repressed memory trial   Minneapolis St. Paul Tribune, August 1, 1995.

See also, Guthrey, M. and Kaplan, T., 2nd Patient Wins Against Psychiatrist: Accusation of planting memories brings multi-million dollar verdict. St. Paul Pioneer Press, Jan. 25, 1996, 4B.  "This verdict establishes again for the rest of the country that this practice [repressed memory therapy] has got to stop. To have an entire treatment method based on junk science is inappropriate," said R. Christopher Barden, attorney for former patient Elizabeth Carlson.


See, Belluck, P. Memory Therapy Leads to a Lawsuit and Big Settlement [$10.6 Million], The New York Times, Page 1, Column 1, Nov. 6, 1997.   ''The next thing I think there will be is legislation to require  informed consent from psychiatric patients for such [recovered memory] 'treatments','' said Dr. R. Christopher Barden,  a psychologist and lawyer [for the plaintiff]... ''This is the death knell for recovered memory therapy.''

See, Lowe, Peggy. Ethics specialist [Dr. Barden] blasts 'rebirthing'. Rocky Mountain News,  April 13, 2001.
    

See, Janofsky, M. Girl's Death Brings Ban on Kind of 'Therapy'. New York Times.  April 18, 2001

See,  Rovella, David E. , Malpractice suit nets $2.1 million in mental health case, The National Law Journal, February 22, 2001.  "Last month, a Pierce County, Wash., jury awarded Stephen Drummond and his parents $2.1 million.... R. Christopher Barden, was the psychologist/ attorney for the plaintiff.... 
 
 See,  Mooney, Tom. Recovered Memory Rejected: Judge rules out key element in landmark case. The Providence Journal (Rhode Island). April 28, 1999.

See,  Lozano, Juan Associated Press, Houston Chronicle, Sept 20, 2011  EDNA, Texas (Associated Press) "Expert: Texas man accused [and convicted] in rapes mentally ill " —  Robert Christopher Barden, a psychologist and attorney, testified on behalf of prosecutors.