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Stephen Reich, Ph.D., J.D. - The Forensic Psychology Group

Stephen Reich, Ph.D., J.D. - The Forensic Psychology Group

141 East 55th Street
Suite 2A

Manhattan, New York 10022

Phone(212) 935-6133


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Stephen Reich, Ph.D., J.D. is a forensic psychologist who is also an attorney. Dr. Reich directs the Forensic Psychology Group, a team of leading providers of expert forensic psychological and psychiatric services. He testifies as an expert witness in courtrooms around the nation -- in state and federal courts as well as military courts-martial. Dr. Reich has an extraordinary depth of knowledge and experience in forensic psychological issues and is widely known for his expertise in criminal, employment discrimination, civil, and immigration cases. Reporters from Time Magazine and Newsweek have quoted Dr. Reich in their stories on high profile cases, and he has appeared as an expert commentator on radio and network television in the United States and worldwide.


Dr. Reich assists attorneys with a broad range of expert witness services, including psychological and psychiatric consultation, expert evaluation, psychodiagnostic testing, expert psychological reports, and expert witness testimony in many aspects of the law:

- Criminal Cases
Courtroom Testimony
Criminal Responsibility
Adolescent Psychological Testing
Military Courts Martial
Competency to Waive Miranda
Competency to Stand Trial
Ability to Assist Counsel
Diminished Capacity
False Confessions
Juvenile Competency
PTSD Trauma
Traumatic Brain Injury
Addiction Disorders
Parole Evaluations

- Immigration
Political Asylum Evaluations
Extreme and Exceptional Hardship
Spousal Abuse
U Visas
Deportation Defense

- Employment Law
Sexual Harassment
Age Discrimination
Racial Discrimination
Religious Discrimination
Disability Discrimination
Hostile Work Environment
GLBT Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender

- Negligence and Injury Law
Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice
PTSD and Trauma
Car Accident Injuries
Product Liability
Workplace Injury
Failure to Diagnose
Surgical Errors
Wrongful Death
Defective Products
Toxic Torts

- Additional Expert Areas
Social Security Disability
Workman’s Compensation
Testamentary Capacity
Independent Medical Exams (IME’s)

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Practice

All States


1974 - present
New York State Education Department
New York State Board For Psychology

Legal Experience & Services

Dr. Reich has assisted the legal community with forensic psychological evaluations in countless criminal, immigration, employment, and civil cases. For three decades, he has provided unbiased psychodiagnostic evaluations, forensic reports, and courtroom testimony. As one of the few forensic psychologists in the United States who is also an experienced attorney, Dr. Reich brings rare wisdom and poise to the stand. His psychological insight and legal background are helpful in the preparation of a case, and have proved to be significant assets in the courtroom.


American College of Forensic Psychology
American Psychological Association
New York State Psychological Association
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
New York State Bar Association
National Employment Lawyers Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
New York Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association


Reich, S. California Psychological Inventory: Profile of a Sample of First-Year Law Students. Psychological Reports, 1976, 39, 871-874.

Reich, S. Strong Vocational Interest Blank Patterns Associated with Law School Achievement. Psychological Reports, 1976, 39, 1343-874.

Reich, S., Geller, A. Self-Image of Social Workers. Psychological Reports, 1976, 39, 657-658.

Reich, S., Geller, A. Self-Image of Nurses. Psychological Reports, 1976, 39, 401-402.

Reich, S., Geller, A. The Self-Image of Nurses Employed in a Psychiatric Hospital. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 1977, 15, 126-128.

Reich, S. A Forensic Psychologist’s Report in a Sexual Harassment, Hostile Work Environment, and a Retaliation Case. Employee Advocate, 2008, Summer, 70-76.


B.A. Columbia College, 1960
J.D. Columbia University School of Law, 1963
M.B.A. Columbia University Graduate School of Business, 1963
M.A. Fordham University (Psychology), 1970
Ph.D. Fordham University (Clinical Psychology), 1972

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