Forensic Services


At times, the Court, attorneys, or clients require expert psychological services, usually in the form of consultation or evaluation. Pacific Psychology Services is well known for providing objective and scientifically-informed testimony for criminal and civil matters.

Our forensic psychologists have diverse backgrounds and provide the following kinds of evaluation and assessment:

  • Parental Capacity
  • Sexually Violent Predator
  • Mental State Defense
  • Competency (to proceed to trial, to be sentenced, to waive Miranda)
  • Mitigating Factors for Sentencing
  • Violence Risk
  • Special Sex Offender Sentencing Alternative
  • Juvenile Forensic
  • Child Psychological/Functional Assessments
  • Trauma and Victimization
  • Independent Medical Examinations

“I see no more than you, but I have trained myself to notice what I see.”

- Sherlock Holmes
“The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier” Quoted in “Forensic Investigation of explosives” Ed. Alexander Beveridge, pg. 101