Forensic Services

Dr. Nesbit-Bartsch offers forensic psychiatric evaluations and consultations in the following areas:

Criminal

  • Insanity
  • Diminished actuality
  • Diminished capacity

Sentence Mitigation

  • Presence of a psychiatric disorder, cognitive impairment, or intoxication
  • Suggestibility
  • Compliance
  • Violence risk assessment
  • Sexual violence risk assessment
  • Competence to stand trial
  • Competence to waive Miranda rights
  • Competence to plead guilty
  • Competence to waive the insanity defense
  • Competence to proceed pro se
  • Competence to testify

Attorney Consultation

Civil

  • Evaluation of PTSD claims
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sexual harassment
  • Psychiatric disability
  • Fitness for duty
  • Evaluation of impaired professionals
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims
  • Psychiatric Independent Medical Exams (IMEs)
  • Testamentary capacity
  • Financial decision-making capacity
  • Guardianship and conservatorship evaluations
  • Capacity to make medical decisions

System of Care Review, including Correctional Systems of Care