Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology

Teo Ernst Ernst, PsyD, ABPP is a California licensed clinical and forensic psychologist, a fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, and a member of the clinical faculty in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. With a concentrated focus in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Occupational Evaluations, and the Assessment of Competency, Dr. Ernst provides evaluations and expert testimony in a wide range of civil and criminal proceedings.

As a forensic psychologist, working in the interface between psychology and law, Dr. Ernst is adept at understanding the legal standards and case law which form the backdrop of his testimony and consultation services. Over the course of Dr. Ernst’s career, he has has completed over 275 forensic psychological evaluations. He relies upon state-of-the-art, evidence-based methods; a thorough understanding of scientific research; and careful attention to detail. As a clear-thinking, plain-speaking, and conscientious psychologist, Dr. Ernst is dedicated to providing high-quality service in all aspects of his practice.


Dr. Teo Ernst is a board certified forensic psychologist, a fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, and a member of the clinical faculty in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. With concentrated expertise in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Occupational Evaluations, and the Assessment of Competency, Dr. Ernst provides evaluations and expert testimony in a wide range of civil and criminal proceedings.

As a forensic psychologist, working in the interface between psychology and law, Dr. Ernst is adept at understanding the legal standards and case law which form the backdrop of his testimony and consultation services. Over the course of Dr. Ernst’s career, he has provided psychological services in legal proceedings on over 275 occasions. He relies upon state-of-the-art, evidence-based methods; a thorough understanding of scientific research; and careful attention to detail. As a clear-thinking, plain-speaking, and conscientious psychologist, he is dedicated to providing high-quality service in all aspects of his practice.