Board Seeks To Revoke Or Suspend License Of Psychologist For Sexual Misconduct
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 11, 2022
Fullerton Psychologist Accused of Sexual Relations, Gross Negligence, and Sexual Abuse with Patient
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Board of Psychology (Board) has filed an accusation seeking to revoke or suspend the license of Robert R. Kraszewski, Ph.D. #14044, of Fullerton for allegedly engaging in sexual relations and sexual exploitation with a patient, sexual misconduct, gross negligence, unauthorized communication of information received in professional confidence, violation of ethical standards, and general unprofessional conduct.
According to the Accusation, Kraszewski engaged over the course of several months in a sexual and romantic relationship with a patient while providing the patient psychotherapeutic treatment. Kraszewski allegedly engaged in sexual contact in his office, and elsewhere with the patient. Kraszewski is also accused of discussing some of his other patients with the patient, sharing another patient’s lab results, and providing the patient with other patients’ medications that were stored in his office.
The Board alleges Kraszewski was grossly negligent in the practice of his profession, as more particularly alleged, having a sexual relationship with the patient, engaging in unprofessional conduct, and violating the standards of ethical conduct relating to the practice of Psychology by making sexual advancements towards the patient and failing to avoid harm by engaging in a romantic and sexual relationship with the patient and threatening to send a nude photograph to the patient’s children and other contacts. The Accusation is available on Kraszewski’s licensing detail page at https://search.dca.ca.gov/.
The Board of Psychology would like to remind consumers that its brochure “Therapy Never Includes Sexual Behavior” is available online to view or download. For information on how to file a complaint or for information about the Board of Psychology, visit www.psychology.ca.gov.
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