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May 5, 2016

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Sandra Monterrubio, (916) 574-7720

Oceanside man sentenced to serve jail time and is prohibited from practicing

SACRAMENTO –The California Board of Psychology recently filed an accusation to revoke the license of Thomas F. Machos of Oceanside after he was convicted of multiple counts of indecent exposure.

Machos was sentenced to jail time and restitution, and is required to register as a sex offender.

According to the accusation filed on April 22, 2016, Machos’ crimes substantially relate to the qualifications, duties or functions of a psychologist. It also alleges unprofessional conduct, ineligibility due to registration as a sex offender, and violations of the psychology licensing law.

His license is currently suspended because of the criminal convictions. The board is now seeking revocation of his license.

Please contact the Board at (916) 574-7720 for a copy of the Accusation and complete Interim Suspension Order.

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ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA BOARD OF PSYCHOLOGY: The Board of Psychology’s mission is to advance quality psychological services for Californians by ensuring ethical and legal practice and supporting the evolution of the profession. For information on how to file a complaint, or for information about the Board of Psychology, visit us at www.psychology.ca.gov