Forensic Psychology Services

Forensic psychologists apply psychological knowledge to legal matters in the civil and criminal arenas. Dr. Boyd specializes in the forensic evaluation, reporting, and explaining of human behavior for personal injury and disability reports, and for behavior that has violated legal statute and/or involved the judicial system. Courts have favorably received Dr. Boyd’s written reports and trial testimony.

Attorneys and clients can contact Dr. Boyd at his home office:


Two Board Certifications: Advanced Practice Diplomate Status
  • Counseling Psychology: American Board of Professional Psychology
  • Clinical Hypnosis: American Board of Psychological Hypnosis
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
  • Virginia Board of Psychology (#0810-000840)
Advanced Forensic Psychology Training
  • Institute of Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy (University of Virginia)
  • American Academy of Forensic Psychology
  • American Psychological Association, Division 41


  • Evaluations for Virginia courts and private plaintiff & defense
  • Deposition and trial testimony for Virginia Courts and private plaintiff & defense
  • Mental health expert, Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings and Appeals, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Psychological examiner, Disability Determination Services, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Forensic / Investigative hypnosis
  • Independent psychology practice (1974 - present)
  • Assistant & Associate Professor, University of Virginia (1971 - 1985)
  • Numerous Publications