A medical doctor specializing in forensic psychiatry applies scientific and clinical knowledge, expertise, and training to issues of mental health and the law in criminal, civil, correctional, or legislative contexts.

Dr. Guthrie provides prompt, professional, independent medical examinations.  Typical clients include plaintiff and defense attorneys, public defenders, state and federal prosecutors, judges, corporations, government offices, law enforcement agencies, and insurance companies. 

Dr. Guthrie is available to provide secure audio-video consultation services, including in correctional settings, using up-to-date telehealth resources.

Dr. Guthrie is also available for speaking to community and professional groups.
Criminal evaluations include:
  • Competency to Stand Trial
  • Competency to Confess / Waive Miranda
  • Criminal Responsibility / NGRI
  • Automatism Defenses
  • Sex Offender Evaluation
  • Dangerousness / Violence Risk Assessment
  • Malingering
  • Release of Insanity Acquitee
  • Sentencing Evaluation
Civil evaluations include:
  • Emotional Injury / Psychic Damages
  • Testamentary Capacity
  • Conservatorship / Guardianship
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Parental Fitness / Child Custody
  • Brain Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Disability
  • Fitness for Duty