Psychiatrist

William Ayres

San Mateo Psychiatrist Jailed After Pleading No Contest To Molestations

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge sided with the prosecution Wednesday and remanded into custody a well-known former child psychiatrist who pleaded no contest in May to molesting boys during examinations in the 1990s.

08/08/2013

William Ayres

San Mateo Psychiatrist Ayres Pleads No Contest To Molestations

After years of legal wrangling, Dr. William Hamilton Ayres, an 81-year-old former San Mateo psychiatrist accused of molesting boys during examinations in the 1990s, admitted to the charges against him Thursday.

05/16/2013

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Federal Court Blocks California Ban On Gay ‘Conversion’ Therapy

A federal appeals court has put the brakes on a first-of-its-kind California law that bans therapy that aims to turn gay minors straight.

12/21/2012

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Lawsuit Filed Over California Gay ‘Conversion’ Therapy Ban

A Christian legal group has filed a lawsuit to overturn a first-of-its-kind California law that prohibits licensed mental health professionals from practicing therapies aimed at making gay and lesbian teenagers straight.

10/02/2012

William Ayres

Bail Denied For Peninsula Psychiatrist Accused Of Child Molestation

A San Mateo County judge Wednesday denied bail for an 80-year-old former psychiatrist accused of molesting boys during examinations in the 1990s.

08/08/2012

William Ayres in court during a previous hearing. (AP)

San Mateo Psychiatrist To Stand Trial On Molestation Charges

William Ayres has been found competent to stand trial by doctors at Napa State Hospital, according to a report filed this week in San Mateo Superior Court.

07/25/2012

William Ayres in court during a previous hearing. (AP)

Peninsula Psychiatrist Accused Of Molestation Sent To Mental Hospital

A San Mateo psychiatrist who was charged with molesting seven male patients in the early 1990s was committed to a state mental hospital on Wednesday.

09/08/2011

William Ayers

Peninsula Child Psychiatrist Won’t Stand Trial For Sex Abuse

A San Mateo psychiatrist who was accused of molesting seven male patients in the early 1990s has been deemed incompetent to stand trial, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday.

CBS San Francisco–08/22/2011

William Ayres in court during a previous hearing. (AP)

New Hearing Set For San Mateo Psychiatrist Accused Of Child Molestation

A prominent San Mateo child psychiatrist whose 2008 child molestation trial ended in a mistrial could soon be retried following a competency hearing Monday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/10/2011

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