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I offer Immigration Evaluations via Telehealth with flexible scheduling in English and in Spanish. My evaluations include a thorough consultation with the lawyer, clinical interviews with the client, and the complete written report. Hablo Español. Por favor llamame o mandame un correo electronico para programar su cita.
Nathan provides clear and direct evaluations to help you and your legal team understand the nuances of how your mental health can and often does impact your psycholegal concerns related to immigration status and procedure.
Going through the US immigration process is likely one of the most stressful experiences of your life. You are probably feeling a huge amount of anxiety and overwhelm. You’re looking for someone who is trained and really understands what you need. I believe I can help you with this.
I have over 12 years of experience conducting mental health evaluations, many of which were for attorneys and judges. I also have obtained advanced training at the Immigration Evaluation Training Center with Georgia King, LCSW, in conducting mental health evaluations specifically for immigration cases.
I appreciate you trusting me with your immigration process.
Michelle provides evaluations for asylum, hardship, VAWA, U Visa and more. She uses 15 years of mental health experience to guide collaboration with immigrants and their attorneys for thoughtful, thorough and effective evaluations.
She received extensive training about the medical and psychiatric evaluation of asylum seekers hosted by the Massachusetts General Hospital Asylum Clinic and Physicians for Human Rights. In addition, she has completed training through the Immigration Evaluation Training Center on conducting mental health evaluations for a variety of different immigration proceedings.
She has worked in community mental health centers, municipal youth service organizations, hospitals and counseling centers. In addition to evaluations for immigration proceedings, she works in a group practice on the north shore in Massachusetts and does pro bono immigration evaluations through Physicians for Human Rights .
I provide culturally competent psychological evaluations in English, Portuguese and Spanish. I assess patient/family social and emotional factors by conducting biopsychosocial assessments. In addition to the assessment, I impart crisis intervention and short-term counseling. With the information provided throughout the assessment, I develop a plan of care and make recommendations based on the patient/family needs. I have considerable clinical experience working with underserved and marginalized populations as well as culturally diverse children, adolescents, adults and families. I am well-aware of the impact of abuse and trauma, loss, separation, anxiety, stress and depression can affect one emotionally socially, relationally, academically, occupationally and developmentally.
Dr. McRitchie is a licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist. He has provided psychological evaluations for hundreds of individuals struggling with a wide range of psychiatric disorders and challenges including PTSD, depression, anxiety, psychosis, personality disorders, domestic violence, substance abuse, and familial separation. Dr. McRitchie will provide you and your attorney an evaluation report that can be a significant factor in your successful case.
Dr. McRitchie specializes in psychological evaluations for clients seeking hardship waivers, asylum, N-648, U/T Visas, and VAWA cases. He obtained advanced training by Physicians for Human Rights and has been active in their pro bono asylum network since 2021. Dr. McRitchie has appeared numerous times in court as an expert witness. Dr. McRitchie has provided workshops and trainings to mental health providers on the best practices for identifying and managing serious mental illness and suicidal ideation.