Ivan Kruh, PhD

Ivan Kruh, PhD is a skilled clinical psychologist who addresses juvenile and adult forensic mental health issues based on graduate training, fellowship training, and over fifteen years of practice experience. He offers attorneys and their clients unique, specialized expertise in conducting forensic psychological evaluations, offering consultations, and providing expert testimony, particularly in matters involving juvenile defendants and offenders.

Dr. Kruh is licensed as a psychologist in Massachusetts, New York State, Connecticut and Washington State. He has offered courtroom testimony in the latter three states. Depending on local laws and requirements, he is available to conduct evaluations nationally and internationally.

His areas of juvenile forensic expertise include the following:
Competence to Stand Trial
Competence to Waive Miranda Rights
Mental State at the Time of the Offense:
Diminished Capacity to Form Intent
Risk Assessment:
General Recidivism
Sexual Violence
Waiver or Transfer to Criminal Court
Amenability to Treatment
Sophistication & Maturity
Treatment and Intervention Planning

Dr. Kruh is available to conduct juvenile forensic mental health evaluations, to provide consultation to attorneys and mental health professionals, and to offer training lectures, workshops, and informational seminars to judges, attorneys, juvenile justice workers, and clinical colleagues.

Dr. Kruh is also fully trained and has extensive experience in the forensic mental health evaluation of adult criminal defendants and offenders. He is available to conduct many types of adult forensic evaluations. Please contact him for more information.


Practice Overview

  • New York — 15396
  • Connecticut — 3178
  • Massachusetts — 10064
  • Forensic Psychology

Office Hours: as needed

Please contact via phone, email or website

  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Children (3-12 yrs.)
  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal

Professional Affiliations

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, 1998
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa AL (APA Accredited)
  • Concentration in Psychology & Law;
  • Training in Child Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology 1995
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 1991
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
  • National Register Health Service Psychologist (#54343)
  • Washington State (#2386)
  • New York State (#15396)
  • Connecticut (#3178)
  • Massachusetts (#10064)
  • American Psychological Association, Division 41 – American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS)
  • American Psychological Association, Division 53 – Society of Child Clinical and Adolescent Psychology
  • International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS)
  • Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)

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