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Forensic Psychology Services

Dr. Hayes has specialized knowledge in the area of forensic psychology, which is the application of psychological principles and concepts to the legal system. Forensic services can include psychological assessment, consultation, treatment, and expert testimony. She is licensed as a Sex Offender Treatment Provider (LSOTP) in the State of Texas.

 

 

Common referral issues for

criminal cases include:

 

Competency to stand trial

Criminal responsibility (sanity at the time of the offense)

Mitigating factors

Sentencing recommendations

Forensic personality assessment

Malingering

Assessment of future risk

Evaluation of witness credibility

Consultation with  attorneys on pending criminal trials

Treatment for psychological problems pertaining to one's legal situation

Given her interest and experience in both forensic and sport psychology, she is one of the few experts in the Houston, Texas area who specializes in forensic sport psychology, which is the interplay between sport and the legal system for professional and collegiate athletes.

Common referral issues for

civil and employment law cases include:

Emotional factors related to personal injury

Psychological factors related to harassment or sexual harassment in the workplace

Psychological factors related to discrimination

Fitness for duty

Common referral issues for

immigration cases include:

Extreme and exceptional hardship

Political asylum

U visas

Fees vary depending on the type of evaluation. Please contact Dr. Hayes for more information.

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