Dr. Gaughan has advanced training in forensic psychology, including completion of a predoctoral internship at the United States Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Springfield, Missouri, and a postdoctoral fellowship in the Forensics Department at the Center for Behavioral Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. He offers a range of forensic assessment services, including evaluations addressing competency to stand trial, mental state at the time of the offense, capacity to waive Miranda rights, and psychological factors related to sentencing. He provides comprehensive written reports, as well as testimony as an expert witness as needed, and is available for urgent evaluations.
Please note that all forensic referrals are accepted only through contracts with courts or attorneys at law. Dr. Gaughan does not accept referrals through private litigants.