Joseph L.J. Schwartz, Psy.D

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General Specialty

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health

Specialty Focus

Capacity Evaluation
Child Abuse
Clinical Forensic Psychology
Competency Evaluation
Criminal Forensic Psychology
Custody Evaluation
Mental Status Review
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Psychological Injury
School Psychology
Spousal Abuse

Primary Areas of Expertise

Forensic Psychology and Mental Health

Dr. Joseph Schwartz has specialized in school, clinical and forensic psychology for over 30 years. He has conducted over 1000 Mental Health Evaluations and over 500 Independent Medical Exams. He has assisted attorneys addressing legal questions pertinent to high conflict co-parenting difficulties, domestic violence and abuse, violence and sex offender risk assessment, psycho-sexual issues, developmental disorders, learning disabilities, head injury, neuropsychological functioning, cognitive ability, psychological/emotional damages for Family Law, Criminal and Civil Court. He has provided expert advice and legal consultation regarding various parenting and psychological issues including: Psychological and Neuropsychological testing, Parenting Plans, Expert Witness testimony, School and Home evaluations. Currently, Dr. Schwartz maintains a Private Practice in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Since 1993 he has been Licensed in New York and Delaware where he was frequently called and asked to testify for Civil, Criminal and Family Court. Dr. Schwartz travels to evaluate all parties and testify when needed. He thoroughly interviews all parties and records investigative sessions with consents if needed. Dr. Schwartz’s reports are quite detailed and in depth but easily read with extensive clinical and investigative data supporting the report’s opinion, summary and recommendations.



  • Doctor of Psychology, Yeshiva University Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, June 1992 (APA Accredited Program).
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, The Regent Hospital NYC June 1992-October 1993.
  • Clinical Internships, September 1980-August 1994: Brooklyn Developmental Center, Coney Island Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center, NYC Board of Education Division of High Schools.
  • Primary Certificate in Rational Emotive Therapy, Albert Ellis Institute. (Psychotherapeutic Training)
  • Clinical Training in Multi Modal Therapy, Drs Arnold Lazarus and Robert Woolfolk Rutgers University NJ 1993.
  • Professional Certificate School Psychology, Queens College CUNY, 1981.
  • B.A. Lehigh University, 1975; MA 1976 Political Science.



  • Primary Certificate in Rational Emotive Therapy, Albert Ellis Institute. (Psychotherapeutic Training)

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