Meet Dr. Band

Dr.Band, Professional Counseling in Manassas, VA

Dr. Stephen R. Band entered on duty as a special agent of the FBI on December, 1983 and retired from the FBI on July 01, 2005. His 22-year career with the Bureau focused on counterintelligence, counterterrorism, undercover, and behavioral science operations. He served as chief of the FBI's famous Behavioral Science Unit and was instrumental in creating and leading the FBI's Undercover [UC] Safeguard Unit (USU).

USU serves to monitor the wellness and readiness of law enforcement officers engaged in UC operations to include crimes against children in cyberspace via the Innocent Image Task Force.

Dr. Band is presently a consultant supporting law enforcement and intelligence agencies. He is also a graduate of the New Jersey State Police Academy - 140th municipal class, and served his local community as a police officer during the 1970s.

His doctoral degree was earned at Fordham University, New York City in counseling psychology, and he was a post-doctoral fellow of forensic psychology at Indiana University-School of Medicine. Dr. Band is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists, and was a faculty member of the FBI National Academy (NA).

He formed and coordinates Fairfax County, VA Police Department's (FCPD's) Incident Support Service's Behavioral on-call Team (BOT). BOT is composed of independent licensed psychologists with security clearances. BOT members are positioned to operate as a cohesive group or individually in response to highly complex challenges.

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Consultation Services for Law Enforcement

As a Licensed Professional Counselor and Marriage & Family Therapist, Dr. Band provides counseling and psychotherapy by appointment for individuals, couples and families.

 
Consultation, Training and Research

Dr. Band also consults at federal and local government work-sites in positions of high trust and responsibility. He has provided operational behavioral science consultation, training and research products relevant to: risk & threat assessment/management, critical incident response, and investigative strategies; to include countering cyber insider threats. Additionally, Dr. Band has served as a senior faculty member of Investigative Techniques Unlimited, a company uniquely positioned to provide basic and advanced law enforcement tactical and undercover operations training.

Contact Dr. Band today for more information about his professional counseling services in Manassas, Virginia.

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