Dr. Katz has over 25 years of extensive experience working with the court, DCPP, Office of the Law Guardian, Public Defender’s Office, private attorneys, U.S. Attorney’s Office, insurance companies and other agencies in the areas of child abuse, neglect, trauma and risk assessment, including evaluation of sexual offending, violence and diminished capacity.
Dr. Katz performs child custody and risk assessment evaluations in specialized cases, such as assessing allegations of abuse or neglect during high parental conflict and divorce. Dr. Katz has been instrumental in numerous appellate decisions and with agencies with regard to policy, standards and guidelines of practice for forensic assessment. Dr. Katz has provided forensic therapeutic services in the areas of parenting education, childhood trauma, supervised visitation, therapeutic visitation and reunification therapy.
Dr. Katz has served as a supervisor for permit holders in psychology, providing direct supervision to permit holders and training in the areas of forensic and clinical practice; authorized through the New Jersey Board of Psychological Examiners.
Dr. Katz also has clinical experience in the treatment of various psychological disorders including traumatic brain injuries, developmental disorders, parenting issues, trauma related disorders, substance use disorders, anxiety and depression.
Dr. Katz has been approved by a number of states to conduct psychological evaluations, including New Jersey, Florida, Georgia Pennsylvania, Connecticut, North Carolina, Virginia, Texas and Louisiana. Dr. Katz has also obtained national certification in psychology through the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards. Dr. Katz has conducted numerous psychological evaluations at Federal, State and County prisons such as Northern Regional Unit in Kearny, The Annex in Rahway, South Woods State Prison, Southern State Prison, Bayside State Prison, Northern State Prison, Federal Prisons and many others. Dr. Katz has been qualified as an expert in psychology in numerous New Jersey Courts and in Federal Court in the areas of psychology, parental capacity, bonding, substance abuse affecting parental capacity, risk assessment, sexual offending, diminished capacity, cognitive capacity, intimate partner violence, juvenile violence, etc.
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