(Please note that precautions are taken during all evaluation sessions to prevent spread of the COVID-19 virus during the pandemic.  These precautions include social distancing in our offices, wearing of masks, symptom checks, and disinfection of surfaces. Our interview rooms are ventilated and air filters and Plexiglas partitions are in use.)


We specialize in conducting:

We also conduct forensic assessments, psychological testing, and mental health evaluations with both adults and adolescents.

We are licensed to conduct the Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest.

We provide consulting, training, and expert witness services focused on sex offending, violent offending, internet and digital sexual behavior, risk assessment, sexual harassment, community safety, and the personality dynamics of criminal offenders.  We provide training in treatment program development for both adult and adolescent offenders and we offer program evaluation services.

We collaborated with Dr. Jim Tanner and KBSolutions to develop the SSOTR which is an instrument for use in mapping the progress of both adults and adolescents during the course of sex offense treatment. 

Dr. Tanner and Dr. Brake have also completed a paper on grooming processes that are often used by those who commit sex offenses to gain access to potential victims.

We have provided a review of the research literature pertaining to sex offender recidivism and the effectiveness of sex-offense-specific treatment.

Our clients include judicial agencies, probation and parole, prosecutors, defense attorneys, human services departments, treatment providers, and private clients.



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