Psychologist Treating PTSD Veterans Charged With Raping Them

The Daily Caller | 5/16/2018 | Staff
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A clinical psychologist who treated military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder was charged with raping several female service members who were victims of sexual assault, according to a Tuesday report.

Dr. Heath J. Sommer, 41, was charged with three counts of felony sexual assault after authorities said he used his job as a therapist to lure in women and rape them. Sommer also faces four charges of sexual battery, which were filed after his 2016 arrest, CBS San Francisco Bay Area reported.

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Sommer was originally charged with rape in early May but pleaded not guilty to the charges. His attorney, Thomas Maas, has said Sommer did not commit the crimes he has been charged with and that his actions were a part of his therapy.

The women said they were raped in 2014 and 2015 while they were working at Travis Air Force Base’s...
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