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Mental Health Expert Witnesses

Tufts Medical Center's CFEC provides psychological and psychiatric assessment and expert testimony in a broad range of civil litigation matters that involve contested issues of mental health. CFEC provides consultation, clinical evaluation and testimony for adults and children involved in most areas of litigation. CFEC handles matters involving personal injury, employment, probate, disability and other litigation that involves mental health issues.

Services are tailored to fit particular circumstances. A typical evaluation includes diagnosis, assessment of acute and chronic stressors, short- and long-term disability, strategies for recovery, organizational responses, prognosis and damages. Additional diagnostic tools are developed to meet the needs of individual matters.

CFEC services both plaintiffs and defendants in the following areas:

  • Child Abuse
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • School and Educational Issues
  • Family and Divorce Matters
  • Personal Injury
  • Trauma
  • Parental Alientation 

Evaluations can be provided as follows:

  • Litigation Consultation
  • Clinical Evaluation of Mental Health Issues
  • Psychiatric and Psychological Evaluation
  • Evaluation of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychological Testing
  • Neuropsychological Testing