Dr. William J. Fremouw

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William J. Fremouw, Ph.D., earned his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts and completed an intership at University of Rochester Medical School. He joined the faculty of West Virginia University in 1975 and has been Chairman, Director of Clinical Training, and the Director of the Quin Curtis Psychological Services Center. Dr. Fremouw taught courses in Abnormal Psychology, Psychopathology, Legal Issues, Forensic Psychology, and Ethical Issues. He has published over 100 research articles, and chapters on topics such as suicide, PTSD, sexual offending, and malingering. In 2016, Dr. Fremouw retired from the Department of Psychology as a Professor Emeritus.

Dr. Fremouw is a Diplomate from American Board of Professional Psychology in Forensic Psychology. He is only one of 350 Diplomates in Forensic Psychology in the United States and only one of two in West Virginia. He has been qualified to testify in Federal, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio courts. He conducts forensic evaluations in the following areas:

  1. Competency to stand trial
  2. Criminal responsibility
  3. Sex offender sentencing evaluations
  4. Pre-employment evaluations
  5. Fitness for duty evaluations
  6. Risk assessment of dangerousness
  7. Suicide risk assessments
  8. Psychological injuries from MVAs