Dr. Alathari also oversees NTAC’s training and consultation programs. She frequently presents on threat assessment to federal, state, and local law enforcement; international security agencies; and schools. She has testified before congress and provides guidance to government agencies, K-12 schools, universities, and corporations on threat cases and establishing threat assessment programs.
Dr. Alathari’s previous experience includes mental health treatment, behavior analysis, and crisis intervention. Immediately prior to joining the U.S. Secret Service, Dr. Alathari worked at the Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute, an inpatient state psychiatric facility, where she oversaw the behavior management program for patients who posed a risk for violence, self-harm, and suicide. Dr. Alathari earned a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuropsychology from The George Washington University.