Forensic Evaluations

What are Forensic Evaluations?

Forensic evaluations refer to comprehensive psychological evaluations that intersect with the legal profession. In these matters, psychologists are called into legal proceedings to provide objective and comprehensive psychological evaluations and to give expert witness testimony on particular areas of psychology.

Dr. Bruce has developed an expertise in forensic evaluations and has served as an expert witness in various forensic matters.

Typical forensic issues that have been a part of the practice are:

  • Sexual Abuse/Assault, sexual harassment, #metoo cases, ride-share assault cases
  • Psychological trauma resulting from personal injury, childhood abuse, clergy abuse, foster care abuse; PTSD
  • Domestic violence issues in Family Law cases
  • Administrative hearings: professional licensure issues
  • Pre-adoption evaluations
  • Sex abuse evaluations