Joseph L.J. Schwartz, Psy.D Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Psychology and Mental Health

Specialty Focus:

School Psychology, Criminal Forensic Psychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Clinical Forensic Psychology, Psychological Injury, Custody Evaluation, Child Abuse, Spousal Abuse, Mental Status Review, Harassment, Capacity Evaluation, Competency Evaluation, Stalking

Education:

Doctor of Psychology, Yeshiva University Ferkauf Grad School of Psychology, June 1992; Post Doctoral Fellowship, The Regent Hospital, NYC, June 1992-Oct. 1993; Clinical Training,Certificate Rational Emotive Therapy , Multi-Modal Therapy, Albert Ellis Institute NYC ,Rutgers University, 1993; Professional Certificate School of Psychology, Queens College, CUNY, 1981

Years in Practice:

35

Additional Information

Dr. Joseph Schwartz has specialized in school, clinical and forensic psychology for over 30 years. He has conducted over 1000 Mental Health Evaluations and over 500 Independent Medical Exams. He has assisted attorneys addressing legal questions pertinent to high conflict co-parenting difficulties, domestic violence and abuse, violence and sex offender risk assessment, psycho-sexual issues, developmental disorders, learning disabilities, head injury, neuropsychological functioning, cognitive ability, psychological/emotional damages for Family Law, Criminal and Civil Court. He has provided expert advice and legal consultation regarding various parenting and psychological issues including: Psychological and Neuropsychological testing, Parenting Plans, Expert Witness testimony, School and Home evaluations. Currently, Dr. Schwartz maintains a Private Practice in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Since 1993 he has been Licensed in New York and Delaware where he was frequently called and asked to testify for Civil, Criminal and Family Court. Dr. Schwartz travels to evaluate all parties and testify when needed. He thoroughly interviews all parties and records investigative sessions with consents if needed. Dr. Schwartz’s reports are quite detailed and in depth but easily read with extensive clinical and investigative data supporting the report’s opinion, summary and recommendations.