Forensic Practice

Dr. Heavin is a practicing licensed psychologist with formal forensic psychology training. She provides evaluations regarding:

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Competence to Stand Trial
  • Competence to Waive Miranda
  • Sanity and Diminished Capacity
  • Sentence Mitigation
  • False or disrupted confessions
  • Emotional Damages
  • Evaluations consistent with Miller v. Alabama and Montgomery v. Louisiana.

Dr. Heavin has expertise in the role of trauma on lifespan development. Dr. Heavin provides forensic psychological opinions on how trauma and youthfulness may influence criminal offending behavior as well as the development of trauma symptoms following an injury, illness, or other life event.