Julia Weinberg, JD, PhD

Clinical & Forensic Psychology  


Philadelphia, PA 19106 
(215) 219-6748


  •  Psychological evaluations, including testing
  • Expert Testimony
  • Case Consultation; record review
I provide forensic psychology services for a variety of civil and criminal cases, including:

Civil Matters
    • Capacity determinations -Guardianship
    •  Special education, including IEP issues 
    • Disability accommodations (ADA) for college & other settings 
    • International Adoption 
    • Domestic Adoption 
    • IRS proceedings - psychological factors
    • Hostile work environment & discrimination
    • Psychological effects of accident & injury
    • Immigration

Biographical Summary
Dr. Weinberg has over 25 years of clinical & forensic experience, working with clients across the lifespan.  She served as Program director of Eating Disorders at Belmont Center, and as Clinical Director of an NHS residential facility for young adults with severe  mental illness.  Dr. Weinberg has held faculty appointments at PCOM and Temple University School of Medicine, where she taught cross-cultural competence in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with diverse group identities.  Her expertise includes specialized knowledge about disabilities, particularly the psychosocial adjustment of individuals who are deaf & hard of hearing. 

Juvenile & Adult Criminal Cases

  • Waiver to Adult Court
  • Competency to stand trial
  • Mitigating factors
  • Risk assessment

As consultant to Philadelphia's Family Court,   Dr. Weinberg created new written guidelines for court-ordered Behavioral Health Evaluations, with an emphasis on cultural diversity and developmental considerations.  She subsequently conducted workshops on this topic for Family Court's psychologist and psychiatrist evaluators, as well as training for the Philadelphia's Public Defender Association.      Dr.Weinberg also provided guidance to the Judiciary and court staff  on best practices in Juvenile Competency evaluations and other behavioral health issues.

Dr. Weinberg received her PhD from the University of Toledo, her JD from the University of Connecticut, and her BA from the University of Pennsylvania.  She is licensed in Pennsylvania and Virginia, and has been deemed eligible for temporary licensure in New Jersey for the purpose of forensic services.

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