Family Law Evaluations

  • Custody & Parenting Time Schedule
  • Parent Coordination & Mediation
  • Relocation Risk-Benefit Analysis
  • Parental Alienation Dynamics
  • Parental Capacity/Fitness
  • Child Abuse Potential
  • Reconciliation & ​Reunification 
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Adoption & Foster Care
  • ​Attachment

​ Criminal Law Evaluations (Adult & Juvenile)

  • Criminal Responsibility, Criminal Mitigation
  • Diminished Capacity
  • Insanity (NGRI) vs Guilty But Mentally Ill (GBMI)
  • Mental Competency (Miranda Rights, Waivers, Trial, Sentencing)
  • Sex Offender & Pedophile Risk Assessment
  • Violence Risk Assessment
  • Reintegration/Release Readiness
  • Victim/Witness Credibility & Reliability Assessment
  • Police Interviewing Techniques & Confessions
  • Malingering

Practice Areas & Services Provided

​​​Dr. Sarah Shelton


Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Forensic Evaluations

Expert Witness Testimony

Mediation & Parent Coordination

​Legal Consultation

Behavioral Medicine & Psychotherapy 

​ Other Evaluations

  • Fitness for Duty - Military, Police, Fire, EMS
  • Government Clearance
  • Pre-Employment Personality Screening
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Intelligence & ID/Learning Disabilities 

​ Medical-Psychological Evaluations

  • Mental Competency - Medical Decision Making (DNR, etc.)
  • Bariatric Pre-Surgical
  • Dorsal Column Stimulator/Pain Pump Placement
  • Pre-Transplant
  • Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART)
  • Fertility Patients & Donors
  • Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC)
  • Psychosomatic/Conversion Disorder Differential Diagnosis 
  • Medication Seeking-Dependence
  • Disability/Worker's Compensation/Return to Work 
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse & Dependence 

 Civil Law Evaluations

  • Loss of Consortium
  • Emotional Damages/Personal Injury
  • Disability & Worker's Compensation
  • Guardianship
  • Mental Competency - Financial/Medical Decision Making
  • Immigration

 Other Forensic Services

  • Mediation & Parent Coordination
  • Work Product Review - Critique of Other Experts' Evaluations
  • Subject Matter Expert Witness Testimony
  • Case Review & Consultation
  • Profiling
  • ​Jury Composition