Forensic Rates (Self Pay)

RATES FOR FORENSIC SERVICES

Please note the rates could end up being higher if the evaluations require travel outside of the office (e.g., to an attorney’s office or institution) or if a more in-depth evaluation will be involved (e.g., extensive record review, interviews, collateral phone calls).

These services are not covered under any medical insurance. The minimum fee is due in full at first appointment. Any additional charges incurred beyond the minimum will be due upon completion of the report. No reports will be released until all fees are paid in full.

PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS

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Fee : $2,300.00+

This type of evaluation involves a mental health assessment to determining if the individual in question suffers from any psychological symptoms or personality characteristics that may impact the legal issue at hand. It is often completed pursuant to a court order or an attorney’s recommendation. Typically includes a forensic interview with the psychologist and psychological testing, after which a forensic psychological report is written and delivered to the attorney or the court. May also include the psychologist requesting the person’s prior mental health records, reviewing legal documents, and/or speaking with certain collateral contacts.

VIOLENCE RISK ASSESSMENT

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Fee : $2,300.00+

A psychological evaluation that is designed to assess an individual’s overall mental health as well as determining the risk that the individual will engage in violent behavior in the future. May be requested by an attorney, court, school, or employer. This evaluation usually involves forensic interviews with the individual, psychological testing, review of legal and mental health records, and obtaining collateral information about the individual assessed.

GUARDIANSHIP EVALUATION

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Fee : $2,450.00+

When it is suspected that an adult lacks the mental/psychological ability to care for themselves, handle their own finances, or make other important decisions, a guardianship evaluation can be helpful. This evaluation is typically ordered by a court or recommended by an attorney. The evaluation typically involves clinical interviewing with the individual, psychological or neuropsychological testing, review of prior mental health and medical records, review of any legal records, and collateral contacts with family and other individuals. The psychologist seeks to answer specific questions about the individual that has been posed by the court or attorney.

IMMIGRATION EVALUATION

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Fee : $1,300.00+

This type of evaluation is requested of immigrants seeking a legal stay in the US and there are psychological or psychosocial factors that may impact the government’s decision. This evaluation typically involves forensic interviews with the individual, psychological testing, review of legal and mental health records, and speaking to certain collaterals.

FITNESS FOR DUTY EVALUATION

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Fee : $1,600.00+

This type of evaluation is usually requested by the individual’s school, college, workplace, or church. It can be requested as a pre -employment condition in high -risk jobs such as police officer, security guard, or church official. This assessment is aimed at determining whether the individual has the psychological capacity to handle the requirements of the job and to work safely with others. This evaluation may also, be requested if the individual was involved in an incident at work or school or if the individual has displayed behaviors that raise concerns. This evaluation typically involves forensic interviews with the individual, psychological testing, review of legal and mental health records, and speaking to certain collaterals.

WORKER'S COMP/DISABILITY EVALUATIONS

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Fee : $1,600.00+

This assessment is comprised of a psychological evaluation and testing of the individual to aid in a Worker’s Compensation or disability claim.