If you file a complaint against your employer with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), you can become the victim of retaliation. That's when your employer takes negative action against you resulting in harassment and bullying, lower wages, poor work conditions and assignments, unjustified negative performance reviews, demotion, and even firing. Simply put, employer retaliation is revenge. But retaliation in the workplace is not so simple to prove; you must have evidence.
The job of a psychologist at the California Department of State Hospitals facility for the mentally ill was to evaluate patients committed by criminal courts. She was to help determine whether a prisoner was mentally competent to stand trial.