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Steve Tutty, PhD

NW Family Psychology

Phoenix, and Salt Lake City offices

Specializing in

  • Personal Injury (Tort) Evaluations
  • Custody Evaluations
  • Educational Consulting
  • Work Product Reviews

Dr. Tutty is a licensed forensic psychologist who has particular expertise in evaluating both youth and adults over the past 25 years who find themselves at crossroads with the court system, such as family (e.g., custody, relocation) and tort (e.g., personal injury) matters. Dr. Tutty regularly evaluates and testifies on these matters across multi-US States (WA-UI). He collaborates with his forensic team to provide a comprehensive evaluation to the courts to inform best interest recommendations for the parties.

Dr. Tutty has presented nationally on these matters and is published in peer-reviewed journals (e.g., JAMA), particularly in the areas of major depression and ADHD. Dr. Tutty is trained in the scientist-practitioner model of evidenced-based care standards for forensic interviews, psychological and neurological testing, reporting, and testimony per APA and AFCC guidelines.

Dr. Tutty also provides psychological/neuropsychological evaluations for teens and adults that may be suffering from TBI’s, ADHD, autism, complex mood disorders, and gifted abilities.

Dr. Tutty is currently accepting new assessment referrals at NW Family Psychology – Phoenix and Salt Lake City offices. Please have counsel contact 844-701-1080 or frontdesk@nwfamilypsychology.com to schedule the initial consultation. 

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
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