Clinical and Forensic Psychology Associates, P.A.  

Amy C. Swan, Psy. D.

Forensic Evaluations


Dr. Swan has served as a psychological evaluator in court-related cases since 1997.  She has performed hundreds of psychological evaluations in litigated cases, including:  

·         Child Abuse and Neglect Evaluations

·         Child Pornography Cases

·         Custody Evaluations including Parental Alienation

·         Dependency Evaluations including Termination of Parental Rights

·         Evaluations of Victims and Perpetrators of Domestic Violence

·         Evaluation of Trauma-Related  Disorders including Dissociative Identity  

       Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

·        Evaluation of Munchausen Syndrome and Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome

·         Sex Offender Risk Assessments

·         Sexually Violent Predator Evaluations


Expert Witness Testimony

Dr. Swan has served as an expert witness in court-related cases since 1997.  She has testified hundreds of times as an expert in a variety of areas, including:


·         Child Custody and Family Court Evaluations

·         Child Pornography Cases (State and Federal Level)

·         Civil Cases (Personal Injury)

·         Criminal Cases

·         Dependency Cases

·         Domestic Violence Cases

·         Psychological Impact of Child Sexual Abuse

·         Psychological Injury Resulting from Traumatic Events

·         Sexually Violent Predator Cases


Forensic Consultant

Dr. Swan has served as a consultant in forensic cases since 1998.  She has provided various consulting services, including:

·         Assessing the extent of psychological damages

·         Assessing the qualifications of mental health experts

·         Assessing the quality of prior investigations/evaluations

·         Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the case

·         Assisting in locating appropriate expert witnesses

·         Assisting in preparing for the examination of witnesses

·         Critiquing the findings of opposing expert witnesses

·         Providing summaries of pertinent research findings

Dr. Swan has been sought out by: 

·         Prosecutors

·         Public Defenders

·         Defense Attorneys

·         Plaintiffs' Attorneys

·         Respondents' Attorneys

·         Guardian Ad Litems