Steve Tutty, PhD, is a licensed clinical forensic psychologist in Washington, Arizona, Utah, and Idaho (WA-UI) who provides both clinical and forensic services to children, adolescents, and parents. Since 1992, Dr. Tutty has worked directly with individuals presenting with a wide range of mental health challenges in state institutions, inpatient hospitals, outpatient mental health clinics, schools, wilderness programs, universities, research institutions, and superior courts. He is published in peer-reviewed journals in the areas of depression and ADHD, and presents nationally on child and adolescent mental health, and forensic evaluations for court proceedings. As a trained scientist-practitioner, Dr. Tutty integrates evidenced based standards into his clinical assessment and treatment services. His clinical approach is primarily influenced by cognitive-behavioral, family systems, developmental, and neuro-biological disciplines.
Clinical Assessment Services
- Personal injury evaluation – helpful for establishing direct cause of injury, evidence based treatment services needed, and long term prognosis for recovery
- Child and adolescent psychological assessments – helpful for qualifying IEP and 504 plans
- Neuro-psychological assessments – helpful for understanding cognitive/executive functioning
- Disability assessments – helpful for qualifying for vocational rehabilitation services
- Parenting evaluations – helpful for identifying personality and parental risk factors
- Incapacitated evaluations – helpful for determining risk of personal harm, management of affairs
- CR-35 Examinations
- Pre-surgical mental health evaluations
- Individual counseling provided for children, adolescents, and young adults.
- Risk assessments for youth and adults, including residential and therapeutic placement recommendations.
- Areas of specialty includes ADHD, major and bipolar depression, anxiety, parent-child conflicts, drug abuse, and addictions.
- Security clearance evaluations and second opinions.