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Mental health therapist Carolynn Kolesnikoff indicted for sex with inmate


September 1st, 2020 BY CCHR Nashville

Hired to care for special-needs inmates, Carolynn Kolesnikoff is charged with having sex with one. NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Sep. 1, 2020 According to WKRN and Fox17, mental health therapist Carolynn Kolesnikoff has been indicted by the Davidson County Grand Jury. She is facing three charges after admitting to an ongoing sexual relationship with an inmate […]

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Memphis Psychiatrist Richard Farmer Found Guilty


February 21st, 2020 BY CCHR Nashville

Richard Farmer, M.D., 83, of Memphis, Tennessee, a licensed psychiatrist, was found guilty of three counts of distribution of controlled substances outside the scope of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose.

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Memphis Psychiatrist Richard Farmer Indicted in Drugs-for-Sex Scheme


April 20th, 2019 BY CCHR Nashville

MEMPHIS: Dr. Richard G. Farmer, age 82, was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 11 on charges that he “issued prescriptions for controlled substances… at his medical clinic in Memphis, Tennessee, outside the usual scope of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose, and often in exchange for sexual favors or companionship.”

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Columbia psychiatrist Earl Parrott retires in disgrace


September 14th, 2018 BY CCHR Nashville

Columbia psychiatrist Earl Q. Parrott surrendered his medical license in disgrace after violating the Tennessee Medical Malpractice Act.

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Christian Psychiatric Services Psychiatrist Valerie Augustus Disciplined for Whipping Patients


June 15th, 2018 BY CCHR Nashville

GERMANTOWN, TN: Dr. Valerie Augustus was disciplined by the Tennessee State Medical Board in May 2018 for whipping patients and being otherwise ignorant, negligent or incompetent.

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