Dr. Stotler-Turner provides comprehensive psychological and forensic evaluations using clinically appropriate and empirically supported measures.

Evaluation & Assessments

Malingering Assessment

Detailed clinical evaluation to assess the exaggeration/feigning of symptoms of mental illness for secondary gain. This type of evaluation may be requested by attorneys who need clarification of a defendant’s mental illness for court purposes. This detailed evaluation will include a clinical interview, review of records, interview with collateral sources when appropriate, and the administration of psychological measures. Treatment/supervision recommendations will be provided.

Personality Assessment, including Psychopathy evaluation

Comprehensive evaluation to identify personality traits of the person being assessed, including traits associated with psychopathy. Personality evaluations may be used as part of a legal case, but are also sought by individuals not involved in the criminal justice system. The evaluation will include a clinical interview, review of records, and administration of relevant psychological measures. Treatment and/or supervision recommendations will be provided.

Psychodiagnostic Assessment

Clinical assessment to determine the presence of mental health factors and/or major mental illness. This evaluation may be requested by individuals uninvolved in legal proceedings or by attorneys who need clarification of a defendant’s mental illness for court purposes. This detailed evaluation will include a clinical interview, review of records, interview with collateral sources when appropriate, and the administration of psychological measures. Treatment/supervision recommendations will be provided.

Violence Risk Assessment

Comprehensive violence specific evaluation to determine a defendant’s risk for future violence and treatment/supervision needs. This evaluation is often used during the sentencing phase of a case. The assessment will include a clinical interview, review of records, contact with collateral sources when appropriate, and the administration of personality, intelligence, and/or risk assessment measures. Treatment/supervision recommendations will be provided.

Risk Assessment for Sexual Offending (PC 288.1)

Comprehensive sexual-offense specific evaluation to determine risk for sexual re-offense, examination of mental condition, and treatment/supervision needs. This evaluation is often ordered by the court and may be used in the sentencing phase of a case. This evaluation will include a clinical interview, review of records, interview with collateral sources when appropriate, and the administration of personality, intelligence, and/or risk assessment measures. Treatment/supervision recommendations will be provided.