Dr. Cheryl is a forensic expert and consultant, providing evaluations for Court, criminal profiling and expert witness testimony. She has been doing forensic evaluations for over 20 years, working with both the defense and the prosecution for State and Federal criminal cases, as well as civil litigation. She provides objective and comprehensive psychological evaluations to assess the impact of an event upon those involved, and provides expert testimony about her findings and the issues before the Court.
• Case consultation with attorneys
• Forensic evaluation
• IME (Independent Medical Evaluation)
• Defendant psychological evaluations
• Psychological sentencing evaluations
• Competency to stand trial
Forensic psychology is the science of psychology used to answer questions of interest to the legal system. The word forensic comes from the Forum, where legal matters were decided in ancient Rome. Forensic evaluation refers to psychological assessment for the Court in relation to a civil action or a crime. Attorneys and judges call upon psychologists during legal proceedings to give objective and comprehensive psychological evaluations and to provide expert witness testimony on specific areas of psychology.