Our clinician, Alyssa Warren, MS, LMHC, CFMHE, CCCE is a Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator (CFMHE) and Certified Child Custody Evaluator (CCCE). Ms. Warren has extensive training and experience with both evaluations and assessments.
- Substance Abuse Assessment: You made need an substance abuse assessment due to legal issues, family issues, physician or employer request. A substance abuse assessment determines if a clinical substance or alcohol use disorder exists and whether or not education or treatment is recommended to minimize risks in the future. This substance abuse assessment includes a one hour interview, 2 testing measurements, and a written report that will be done in 14 business days or less after your initial appointment. Once the report is done and you receive it, is your choice whom you share it with.
- Mental Health Assessment: Courts, prosecutors, attorneys, and adoption agencies often ask for a mental health assessment if you have received a legal charge of disorderly conduct, domestic violence or any incident that involved an altercation that resulted in law enforcement investigating. Incidents such as this could involve any number of mental health conditions such as depression. Regardless of the reason for the request, your assessment will provide you with a professionally prepared report that includes professional recommendation if need be and whether or not an clinical issue seems to exist or does not exist. This mental health assessment includes a one hour interview, 2 testing measurements, and a written report that will be done in 14 business days or less after your initial appointment. Once the report is done and you receive it, is your choice whom you share it with.
Forensic evaluations refer to comprehensive psychological evaluations that intersect with the legal profession. In these matters, a licensed mental health professional are called into legal proceedings to provide objective and comprehensive psychological evaluations on particular areas of psychology.
- Mental Health Evaluation
- Substance Abuse Evaluation
- Child Custody Evaluation: Child custody evaluations are in-depth psychological evaluations of parents and children when the issues of plans for custody and visitation schedules are raised. The licensed mental health professional meets with members of the family, typically together and separately, to arrive at conclusions regarding a custody or visitation plan.The evaluations typically require several visits with the family, collateral interviews with others involved with the family, review of records and court documents, and psychological testing.The judge in the case may ask the evaluating clinician to provide testimony in court regarding findings and recommendations.