Mental health issues and concerns for children’s safety can often prompt the need for a court-ordered psychological, parenting or child custody evaluation. As licensed clinical psychologists with specialized training, Dr. Foster and Dr. Benedetto¬†are each available for these services.

No two evaluations are exactly the same, but they all must meet the rigors of scientific and legal scrutiny. Depending upon the questions being answered, the data we will collect and rely upon may include: interviews of the parties; psychological testing; interviews of the children; review of records; parent-child observations; observations of home environments; and collateral interviews (such as with grandparents, spouses, teachers or counselors).