Forensic Neuropsychology Assessments

The doctors at Chicagoland Neuropsychology are premier providers of forensic neuropsychology consulting services to attorneys in both the civil and criminal context.

Located in Chicago, we provide forensic neuropsychology assessments across the state of Illinois, as well as Northwest Indiana.

Forensic neuropsychology assessments for the following criminal issues:

  • Competencies (to stand trial, to waive Miranda)
  • Not guilty by reason of insanity
  • Forensic personality assessment (i.e. potential mitigating factors)
  • Violence/risk assessment
  • Risk for re-offense
  • Assessment of malingering

Forensic neuropsychology testing for common civil issues:

  • Assessment of the extent of head injury
  • Competence to make medical/financial decisions
  • Workman’s Compensation
  • Disability evaluations
  • Independent Medical Examinations (IME)

We also the following consultative neuropsychology services:

  • Expert testimony
  • Analysis of other experts’ evaluations and depositions
  • Consultation while preparing for trial

About Dr. Brietzke

Dr. Brietzke obtained master’s degrees in forensic psychology and clinical psychology and a doctorate in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. His training includes the Orthogenic School at the University of Chicago, Elgin Mental Health Center’s Forensic Treatment Program and a neuropsychological private practice based at Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Brietzke’s research interests include the electrophysiological underpinnings of mood and anxiety disorders.

A copy of Dr. Brietzke’s CV can be forwarded to you upon request.


Costs vary on the basis of the type of forensic neuropsychology assessments requested, the complexity of the case, and the amount of collateral information to be reviewed. We will discuss specific fees during the initial consultation when we make arrangements for the retainer.


Fully licensed in Illinois and Indiana, Chicagoland Neuropsychology routinely provides forensic neuropsychology evaluations to clients in Chicago, Cook County, DuPage County, and northwest Indiana.