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FAQs

Forensic psychiatry is a subspecialty of medicine in which psychiatric expertise is applied in legal contexts including criminal, civil, correctional, legislative and employment matters.

Forensic psychiatrists can provide expert opinions on diagnosis of mental disorders, risk for future violence, criminal responsibility, fitness to stand trial, capacity to make decisions, workplace fitness, and disability and personal injury claims.

Occupational and Organizational psychiatry focuses on work and workplaces to improve organizational health and dynamics. It represents the extension of psychiatric knowledge and expertise to the day-to-day functioning of employees in their workplace. This branch of psychiatry can help organizations improve their workplaces and the health and well-being of their workers.

Geriatric psychiatry is a psychiatric subspecialty that focuses on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of complex mental disorders occurring in later life including dementia/Alzheimer’s disease.

Geriatric specialists are often called upon to provide opinions regarding consent and capacity issues, including the ability to make decisions about medical treatment, finances, power of attorney, and contracts.

We can evaluate whether a medical condition or medication(s) is contributing to a cognitive or psychiatric problem. 

We are accepting referrals from the Court, lawyers, employers, insurers and private industry.