Dr. Xavier Amador is an adjunct clinical psychology professor at Teacher's College, Columbia University in New York City, and a member of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill's (NAMI) Board of Directors. He has been called upon to serve as a forensic expert in high-profile cases like as the Unabomber, the Capitol Shooter, Elizabeth Smart, and the Twentieth Hijacker, among others. He is a clinical psychologist who treats adults, children, and adolescents in individual, couple, and family therapy. He is frequently interviewed by the media and has over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers to his credit. He is a New Yorker.