We conduct empirically-grounded forensic psychological evaluations for courts, private attorneys, public defenders, prosecutors, and employers in Georgia, Tennessee, and California . We additionally provide attorney consultations and  expert witness testimony. 

Evaluations performed  include psychological assessments of plaintiffs in civil matters, juveniles, and defendants in criminal matters.


♦ Competency to stand trial


♦ Understanding, appreciation, and competency to waive Miranda Rights


♦ Transfer/Waiver to criminal court


♦ Mental state at the time of offense (i.e., infancy, insanity, diminished capacity)


♦ Risk assessment (i.e., violence, psychosexual, recidivism)



Dr. Ellis additionally conducts forensic psychological evaluations for adult criminal defendants.



♦ Family court evaluations (i.e., parental fitness, child custody)


♦ Preemployment and Fitness for duty evaluations


♦ Consultation to employers regarding behavioral problems in the workplace


♦ Special education (i.e., evaluation under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)


♦ Independent Medical (Psychological) Examinations (IMEs) for Personal Injury Cases