Over 30 years in clinical practice, I have written hundreds of mental health evaluations for immigration attorneys. By gathering the necessary clinical information and administering standardized assessment tools, it helps make accurate conclusions as to whether or not an attorney’s client meets the medical criteria for a psychological disorder caused by mental hardship.These hardships can cause psychological and emotional distress for an asylum-seeker, a family member threatened for deportation, or a citizenship applicant, who suffers from memory loss. These reports for attorneys consist of my specialty area of interest and the majority of my practice.
Immigration attorneys require the assistance of an experienced licensed clinician to administer psychological tests needed to support such findings. Unfortunately, many immigration lawyers struggle to complete their cases on time because most attorneys refer their clients to inexperienced mental health counselors. Psychological summaries from the inexperienced counselors are too generalized and unclear. Many attorneys have to spend additional and unnecessary time figuring out how to interpret vague reports. In many cases, unqualified mental health counselors need to spend more time with the client; thus, unnecessarily charges that client for each session. Accurate clinical information in crucial, especially when it can be a bad life changing experience for families.
As a qualified licensed clinician in NY, CA, TX, and FL, I help determine if there are true suffering measures that are causing mental hardship in such cases as in spousal abuse or threats of deportation of a family member. My work is specific, and my reports are completed in a timely fashion.