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The Law & Psychiatry Service (LPS) is a forensic mental health consulting, training, and research practice within the MGH Department of Psychiatry and Harvard Medical School.
About Our Services
The LPS provides comprehensive consultation and litigation support services to attorneys, the courts, government agencies, corporations, and other organizations that confront issues at the intersection of the legal system and mental health professions. As part of a world-renowned medical center, the LPS has the resources to provide state of the art evaluations and diagnostic procedures including psychological and neuropsychological testing
The LPS accepts litigation-related consultation requests from attorneys, insurers, employers, public agencies, and organizations of all types. We also are available to consult with individuals and family members regarding mental health issues related to employment and other matters. Our staff members serve as expert witnesses only through consultation to licensed attorneys.
Areas of ExpertiseOur experienced clinicians are available for consultation, litigation support, and expert testimony on a wide range of matters at the interface of law and mental health, as indicated in the following list.
Other Non-litigation Consultation Services
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