I have maintained an active practice of forensic and clinical counseling since 2001. Throughout my career, I have striven to provide quality services to individuals, couples, families and the community. This culminated in being the 2009 recipient of the prestigious International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors -- outstanding addictions/offender professional award -- 2020 recipient of the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association -- outstanding service & leadership award -- along with achieving the AMHCA Diplomate in advanced clinical mental health counseling practice.
Peer-Reviewer with Possible Testimony I will analyze a forensic report to assess the fidelity of the evaluation to accepted standards and guidelines. I'll offer accurate and objective education and information for the hiring law firm and ultimately the court about the forensic work-product. I review parenting plan, parenting capacity, mental health, substance use, and domestic/intimate partner violence evaluations.
Background Trial Consultation with No Testimony Here I work with your legal team in an explicit effort to help them prevail or advocate for their client(s). I'll provide accurate and objective education and information for the hiring law firm about the forensic work-product along with other litigation assistance necessary for trial preparation.
Forensic Evaluation -- Involved, Appointed, and Ordered I provide a host of assessment in family law contexts such as social investigation | parenting plan | child custody, parenting capacity, mental health, and substance use disorder evaluations. Further yet, and depending on the nature of the circumstance, I will help with assessment as it relates to criminal, civil, and juvenile dependency matters.