Dawn Sheehan, Psy.D. - Dr. Dawn N. Sheehan

Dawn Sheehan, Psy.D.
Dr. Dawn N. Sheehan
458 E King Road, drdawnsheehan.com
Malvern, PA 19355


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Dawn Sheehan, Psy.D.
Dr. Dawn N. Sheehan

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Dr. Sheehan is a highly trained forensic psychologist with over 20 years of experience in the field.

She is retained by private attorneys, public defenders, legal aid, state attorneys, department of corrections, probation and parole and child welfare services. She has performed hundreds of forensic evaluations, routinely qualifies and serves as an expert witness, provides education and seminars as well as forensic consultation.

Psycholegal consultation is provided nation-wide, and has been a primary focus of her practice. 

Psycholegal consultation is one of the most strategic methods of ensuring successful execution of legal strategies and a positive outcome for your client by providing you with the knowledge and edge to do what you do best.

Dr. Sheehan works with skilled attorneys to provide the insight and knowledge that can only be obtained from seasoned professionals in the field of forensic psychology.

Forensic psychology is not an exact science. The work of a forensic psychologist must be conducted properly and their conclusions must be drawn from a factual, scientific and unbiased stance.

Psycholegal consultation provides the knowledge and expertise you need to execute successful legal strategy in cases involving psychological factors. Whether it's behind the scenes or on the stand, Dr. Sheehan's knowledge and expertise is an absolute asset. 

Areas of expertise include:
Child Custody & Social Investigation
Parental Fitness & Child Abuse Potential
Termination of Parental Rights
Emotional Distress & Damages
Incapacity & Guardianship
Criminal Competency (General & Specific)
Competency Restoration
Violence Risk
Sexual Offender Evaluation and Treatment