Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology

Psychological Testing for Forensic Psychiatrists

Dr. Ernst may be retained to conduct psychological testing to inform forensic psychiatry opinions. In this role, Dr. Ernst collaborates with a forensic psychiatrist to understand the critical psycho-legal issues involved in a case and to carefully select psychological tests. He provides a concise and highly understandable report which may serve as one of several bases of the forensic psychiatrist’s expert opinions.

Dr. Ernst utilizes a broad range of psychological tests which are commonly administered in forensic evaluations and able to withstand Frye or Daubert challenges. The major areas of testing include:

  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Personality Testing
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Assessment of Malingering
  • Assessment of Violence Risk
  • Assessment of Suicide Risk
  • Assessment of Civil and Criminal Competencies
  • Assessment of Mental State at the Time of an Offense
  • Assessment of Psychosomatic Disorders and Chronic Pain

Upon request, Dr. Ernst makes himself available to testify regarding his psychological testing findings.


Psychological Testing for Forensic Psychiatrists

Dr. Ernst is retained to conduct psychological testing to inform forensic psychiatry opinions. In this role, Dr. Ernst collaborates with a forensic psychiatrist to understand the critical psycho-legal issues involved in a case and to carefully select psychological tests. He provides a concise and highly understandable report which may serve as one of several bases of the forensic psychiatrist’s expert opinions.

Dr. Ernst utilizes a broad range of psychological tests which are commonly administered in forensic evaluations and able to withstand Frye or Daubert challenges. The major areas of testing include:

  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Personality Testing
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Assessment of Malingering
  • Assessment of Violence Risk
  • Assessment of Suicide Risk
  • Assessment of Civil and Criminal Competencies
  • Assessment of Mental State at the Time of an Offense
  • Assessment of Psychosomatic Disorders and Chronic Pain

Upon request, Dr. Ernst makes himself available to testify regarding his psychological testing findings.