Durham Office Clinicians
Meaghan’s undergraduate education was in psychology and criminal justice, and she has extensive experience in criminal court, with incarcerated individuals, and in the forensic services’ unit of psychiatric hospitals. Meaghan recognizes the intersection of mental health and court involvement and uses this knowledge to provide in-depth assessment, recommendations, and person-centered therapy for those intertwined in the court system.
In her forensic work, Dr. Sagan King maintains the same genuine person-centered approach, which includes a supportive and non-judgmental attitude with all clients. She has experience providing court-mandated therapy and conducting forensic evaluations for adults and children, including psychological, psychoeducational, risk assessments, and substance abuse evaluations. During her time in both the juvenile and adult court systems, Dr. King was known for developing positive relationships with probation officers, correctional officers, and other officials. In addition to her role as an evaluator for court-related cases, she also provides individual and family therapy for children and families involved with the courts, to include addressing tough issues involving discipline, anger management, substance abuse, intimate partner violence, and a range of other concerns associated with the correctional system.
As one of our resident forensic psychologists, Dr. Lindsey Ohler has extensive experience in family, civil, and criminal court. She has been qualified as an expert witness in both family and civil court several times, and has provided deposition and testimony in numerous cases. She often provides expert consultation for attorneys on clinical issues (e.g., child development and child custody, child sexual development, autism spectrum disorder, childhood mental health disorders, and adult mental health disorders).
In her forensic work, Dr. Erica Pritzker maintains the same supportive, non-judgmental, and professional attitude characteristic of all her clinical practice. Dr. Pritzker has experience providing court-mandated therapy and conducting forensic evaluations for adults, including psychological and substance abuse evaluations relevant to child custody cases. Trained as a child psychologist, she is well prepared to speak to a child’s developmental needs and the best interests
As one of our resident child psychologists, Dr. Colleen Hamilton joins our forensic cases in the capacity of child expert. She has in-depth experience assessing children of all ages; through direct observation and/or parent descriptions of very young children, and testing with preschool children and older, she assesses children ages birth through 18. Dr. Hamilton is one of few child psychologists specialized in the birth
Dr. Tina Lepage, founder of Lepage Associates Solution-Based Psychological & Psychiatric Services, holds a Doctorate and Master’s in clinical psychology, a B.S. in child development and family relationships, and a Master’s in management. Dr. Lepage is a specialist in relationships, families, conflict resolution, and forensic evaluations. She has been said to “demonstrate an uncanny ability to find creative solutions that work well and are respected by all parties involved,” and judges have commented they wished all evaluations were as understandable
Raleigh Office Clinicians
Dr. Alexandra Maestre is both a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, with doctoral and master’s degrees specifically in Forensic Psychology. She holds a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with a focus in Forensic Psychology, and a master’s degree in Forensic and Counseling Psychology. Dr. Maestre has experience in conducting forensic evaluations and providing court- mandated therapy for varying ages. She aims to create a non-judgmental and empathic environment to decrease discomfort frequently associated with court-mandated services. Dr. Maestre has experience in conducting psychological, substance abuse, risk assessment, delinquent predispositions, and a myriad of forensic evaluation topics for courts. She also has extensive experience conducting assessments for pre-adjudicated children and adolescents in the juvenile justice system including juvenile waiver evaluations. In addition, she has experience providing court-ordered psychotherapy for a wide array of concerns, including substance abuse, anger management, domestic violence, criminal recidivism, and community reintegration. Dr. Maestre has worked in forensic settings and is comfortable providing expert testimony in court.