Anthony Waters obtained his Psychology Doctorate from The George Washington University. He has trained and worked extensively at the intersection of government, law, and behavioral health, including at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the NYPD, NYC DOHMH, and within the New York City Jail System where he currently designs innovative mental health treatment units and delivers cutting edge training programs. He is also the founder of ACCORD Training & Consulting, a firm dedicated to training personnel and implementing programs across industries in trauma-informed care and the verbal de-escalation of crises. Dr. Waters presents and trains widely on these topics as well as on the diagnosis of mental disorders. He also maintains a small forensic clinical practice. Dr. Waters’ peer-reviewed publications are concentrated in the area of mental health programming in correctional settings.