Welcome to my web site! 

I am a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist licensed in the state of Florida.   In addition to my clinical practice, I often serve as a forensic examiner, consultant, and expert witness in court-related cases.  I am also an educator and provide training for a variety of disciplines on a national level.   I have worked in the child abuse field since 1982 and am honored to have received national recognition for my work in this area.


My Forensic (Court-Related) Specializations include:

  • Performing psychological examinations in personal injury cases, child custody cases and dependency cases
  • Serving as a consultant to attorneys in personal injury cases, criminal cases,  family court cases; and dependency cases
  • Serving as an expert witness
  • Performing forensic (investigative) interviews of child witnesses who are as young as three years old
  • Please click here for more information about my forensic services


My Clinical Specializations include:

  • The evaluation and treatment of children and adults who have suffered traumatic experiences
  • The evaluation and treatment of sexually abused children and their families
  • The evaluation of children who are 'suspected' (but not 'confirmed') victims of child sexual abuse
  • Please click here  for further information about the psychotherapy I provide to children and adults


       Education and Training Provided by Dr. Reed:   

  • Since 1993, I have served on the faculty of Nova Southeastern University's doctoral psychology program where I teach courses relating to the evaluation of known and suspected victims of child sexual abuse
  • Since 1991, I have been providing judicial training pertaining to the adjudication of child sexual abuse cases and I have served on the faculty of the Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies
  • I have also provided training to attorneys, guardians ad litem and attorneys ad litem regarding various aspects of child sexual abuse
  • I provide training on a national level to child abuse investigators including law enforcement officers (non-military and military), child protective investigators, forensic interviewers, child protection team personnel and child advocacy centers
  • For a listing of the training that I provide, please click here
  • I have also authored several articles pertaining to various aspects of child sexual abuse.
  • Please click here for  a listing of the articles I have authored


Dr. Reed's Training and Experience:

  • I have acquired specialized training and experience in a variety of areas as detailed in my CV.
  • To view or download the most recent edition of my CV please click here


Thanks for visiting my web site! I hope that the information contained herein is helpful to you.

Please contact me directly if I can provide further assistance.


L. Dennison Reed, Psy. D.