Psych Sense

Psych Sense is a group of members of The Program in Psychiatry in The Law who provide neuro-psychological and psychological assesment, expert witness testimony, and psychological services.

We can be reached through the Program in Psychiatry and Law itself or through Dare Association.


  • Michael L. Commons, Ph.D.
  • Stanley J. Morse, Ph.D.
  • Psych Sense, 234 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138. Telephone: (617) 497-5270, Facsimile (617) 547-0874.

    Psych Sense has five divisions:

  • Expert witness services
  • Psychological Assessment and Neuropsychological Testing
  • Connectivity Therapy
  • Clinical services
  • Vocational services

  • Expert witness services

    Our group offers limited pro-bono expert witness services. Languages include English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Cantonese.

    Psychological Assessment and Neuro-psychological Testing

    We offer assessment in the following areas:

  • Work Environments
  • Depression
  • Accidents
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Organic Impairment
  • Malpractice
  • Criminal Responsibility
  • Discrimination
  • Competence to Stand Trial
  • Guardianships
  • Lead Paint

  • Connectivity therapy

    Connectivity therapy is particularly beneficial to the aged and is used in gerontological environments and gerontological groups.

    Clinical Services

    We provide the following:

  • Psychotherapy
  • Life coaching
  • Groups that deal with psychological fallout from being sued
  • Difficult cases with outpatient therapy for posttraumatic and borderline disorders
  • Clinical Assessment

  • Vocational services

    Our approach is to motivate people, help solve practical problems in their lives, understand and consult to clients. One speciality is to help people be practical, reasonable and sensible.

    We provide help in the following areas:

  • Vocational rehabilitation testing
  • Psychological Assessment for Clinical, Legal or Vocational Purposes
  • Professional and Graduate School Admission Counseling
  • Organizational consulting, including:
    1. Research on organizational atmosphere
    2. Research on and testing of professional developments
    3. Ethical Consultants for Medical Settings
    4. Medical-Patient Behavioral Management
    5. Organizational Training

    This site was last updated by Eric Goodheart on September 27, 1996.