About Us

Joanna Bunker Rohrbaugh, Ph.D, is a clinical and forensic psychologist with 30 years of experience providing:

  • Evaluations related to child custody, parenting/bonding, and sexual abuse
  • Forensic consultation and expert witness services for attorneys
  • Collaborative law services as a general consultant, child expert, and divorce coach
  • Psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, and children
  • Training and supervision for clinicians and for divorce professionals
  • Teaching graduate and advanced undergraduate courses about personality and developmental psychology.

Dr. Rohrbaugh is a trauma specialist who has been on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School for thirty years. For the past twenty years she has supervised clinicians at the Victims of Violence and other outpatient programs at the Cambridge Hospital. Dr. Rohrbaugh holds an A.B. from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Personality and Developmental Psychology from Harvard University.

Dr. Rohrbaugh is a member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) and a former board member of the Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem (MAGAL).

Dr. Rohrbaugh is the author of A Comprehensive Guide to Child Custody Evaluations: Mental Health and Legal Perspectives (NY: Springer, 2008). She also wrote Women: Psychology's Puzzle, one of the classic textbooks on the Psychology of Women, and has taught a series of different courses on gender and personality at the Harvard University Extension.

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