Manny Tau

Bark vs Bite: When is a Threat Really a Threat


Dr. Manny Tau is a clinical & forensic psychologist specializing in threat assessment and active threat management, as well as a Certified Threat Manager™ through the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals. He has worked extensively as a workplace, school-place, personal violence, and threat management consultant throughout the United States. He also works with many recognized federal, state, county, city and private organizations in the development of their violence prevention programs and the implementation of Threat Management Teams. Along with this, Dr. Tau provides expert consultation and testimony for attorneys in the labor & employment, civil, and family law arenas. Dr. Tau has 20 years of experience performing threat assessment and threat management services in the private and public sectors, which has included supporting law enforcement agencies and professional security firms.

Dr. Tau has provided trainings related to threat assessments and threat management for various entities, which have included the California Bar Association, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the Supreme Court of Nevada, the Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center, the San Diego Sheriff’s Department Threat Assessment Group, the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Dr. Tau currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, San Diego Chapter, CA. More information can be found at NoThreat.com.

Favorite Quote: “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler