Forensic Psychological Services, PsyD in Pittsburgh
Dr. Edwards is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in downtown Pittsburgh. Unique to Pittsburgh are her eight years of academic training in Clinical Forensic Psychology, which involved forensic specialty coursework and applied clinical training in areas of which psychology and the law intersect. Specifically, parental capacity, child custody, court-referred therapy, psychological mitigating circumstances, competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, sexual offending, risk assessment, juvenile decertification, disability, and other mental health referral questions for individuals involved with the justice system. She has applied experience and academic training in civil and guardianship evaluations and depositions, which she integrates within her practice.
Dr. Edwards has been accepted as an Expert in Allegheny, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. She is happy to serve family and criminal courts in all counties of Pennsylvania. Dr. Edwards also accepts and treats non-court involved clients on a case-by-case basis.
Dr. Edwards strongly supports the need of social advocacy, at the state and federal level, to serve the best interest of society and patients at large. Please visit: www.DrShannonEdwards.com for more details about the practice and the public policy projects in which Dr. Edwards is currently engaged!
Call or Email Forensic Psychological Services for a free phone consultation now - (412) 203-4186

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: < 1 Year
  • License No. and State: PS017980 Pennsylvania

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Specialties

  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Parenting

Issues

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Domestic Violence
  • Forensic Issues, Psychoeducational Eval
  • Infidelity
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Medication Management
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American
Religious Orientation: Christian

Age

  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Categories

  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2017
Forensic Psychological Services, PsyD in Pittsburgh

Forensic Psychological Services

PsyD