The Psychological Evaluation in Child Custody Cases
Written by: David S Wachtel, Ph.D.
(Originally published in the Texas Academy of Family Law Attorneys Newsletter, May, 1995).
Initially posted on Therapist-Psyhologist.com on 11/05/2006.
The relationships between the legal system and mental health care providers have become increasingly interconnected in recent years. The increased strain on the family and the emergence of the “disposable society” have resulted in overwhelming numbers of divorces, re-marriages and blended families having become much more commonplace and acceptable. As a consequence both legal and mental health care professionals have struggled to meet these families’ needs. Continue reading “The Psychological Evaluation in Child Custody Cases”