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About Dr. Allison

Ralph B. Allison, M.D.

PSYCHIATRY

    Heritage Ranch
    Paso Robles, CA 93446
    Phone (805)237-2665

CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL:

    Born in Manila, Philippine Islands, May 13,1931
    Most Recent Employment-Senior Psychiatrist (Retired Annuitant)
    California Men's Colony, San Luis Obispo, CA 93409 until December 1, 1995
    Current Residence, Paso Robles, California

EDUCATION:

    Occidental College, Los Angeles, BA, 1952
    UCLA School of Medicine, M.D., 1956
    Internship, rotating, Highland-Alameda County Hospital, Oakland, California, 1956-57
    Psychiatric Residency, Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, 1959-62

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION:

    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (psychiatry), 1966

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

    1962-63 Staff Psychiatrist, Santa Clara Co. Mental Health, Palo Alto, California
    1964-67 Program Chief, Santa Cruz Co. Mental Health, Santa Cruz, California
    1962-78 Private Practice of Psychiatry, Palo Alto & Santa Cruz, California
    1978-81 Staff Psychiatrist, Yolo County Mental Health, Broderick, California
    1978-81 Private Practice of Forensic Psychiatry, Davis, CA
    1981-86 Private Practice of Psychiatry, Morro Bay, CA
    1981-85 Staff Psychiatrist, CMC, San Luis Obispo, CA
    1985-93 Senior Psychiatrist, CMC, San Luis Obispo, CA
    1994-95 Retired Annuitant Psychiatrist, CMC, San Luis Obispo, CA

ORGANIZATIONS:

    1960-96 American Psychiatric Association (Life Fellow)
    1962-96 Northern California Psychiatric Society
    1977-95 Union of American Physicians & Dentists
    (Secretary 1988-1993)
    (California Federation Board Member 1988-1993)
    1981-95 State Employed Physicians Association
    (Secretary 1986-90; President 1990-93)
    1982-1999 Rotary Club of Morro Bay
    1984- International Society for the Study of Dissociation
    1985- American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
    1986- International Academy of Law & Mental Health
    1987- SLOBYTES Computer Users Group
    1990-2007 American Anthropological Association
    (Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness)
    1993-2007 Swedish Society of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis
    (Foreign Section Member #5712710)
    1993- The Authors' Guild, Inc.
    1995- American College of Forensic Examiners
    1995- The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

1999-2001 Heritage Ranch Owner's Association Director

2006–2014 HRCSD Director

AWARDS:

    1995 Cornelia B Wilbur Award of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation

MILITARY EXPERIENCE:

    USAF Flight Surgeon, Keesler AFB, Mississippi, 1957-59

ORIENTATION: Eclectic

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

    Individual psychotherapy, community psychiatry, hypnotherapy, forensic psychiatry, professional education, correctional psychiatry, dissociative disorders, writing

COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRIC ACTIVITIES:

    1964-67 Mental Health Advisory Board member, Santa Cruz County
    1968-74 Founder and Psychiatric Consultant, Suicide Prevention Service of Santa Cruz County

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

    Panel Moderator, American Psychiatric Assn., Toronto, Canada, 1977
    Guest Lecturer in Sweden at Universities of Stockholm, Gothenburg and Lund for Swedish Society for Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis, October 1977
    Workshop Director, "Multiple Personality: Finding & Fusing," American Psychiatric Assn., Atlanta, May 1978 and Chicago, May 1979
    Workshop Instructor, "Multiple Personality: Diagnosis & Treatment, "American Psychiatric Assn., New Orleans, 1981
    Workshop Instructor, "Multiple Personality: Diagnosis & Treatment," American Psychiatric Assn., Los Angeles, 1984
    Workshop Instructor, "Working with the Inner Self Helper (ISH) During and After Therapy," 12th International Fall Conference, International Society for Study of Dissociation, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 1995
    Workshop Instructor, "Working with the Inner Self Helper During and After Therapy for Multiple Personality Disorder," 7th European Congress of Hypnosis, Budapest, Hungary, August 17-23, 1996
    Workshop Instructor in Kube, Yokohama, Yamagata City, Shinjo City Japan, on "Dissociation + Imagination," August, 1997


 

   

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