|Dr. Catherine Boyer|
Catherine L. Boyer attended Auburn University, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. She headed to the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she got Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Clinical Psychology, with a minor in Neuropsychology. An externship at the Pima County Court Clinic sparked her interest in psychology and law. Dr. Boyer was accepted into the forensic psychology postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Southern California Institute of Psychiatry, Law, and Behavioral Science where she studied and trained for two years.
After a year working with the Los Angeles County Conditional Release program, Dr. Boyer returned to Tucson, Arizona, where she worked for most of the next ten years at the Pima County Court Clinic, an arm of the Superior Court, conducting competency/sanity screening evaluations, presentence evaluations, juvenile and adult sex offender assessments, and juvenile transfer evaluations.
In 1996, Dr. Boyer returned to her roots in the Loveliest Village, where she has continued to practice forensic psychology in state and federal courts. In Alabama, she is a Certified Forensic Examiner. She is also employed by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities as part of the Forensic Psychology West Team, conducting Court Ordered evaluations of competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility throughout the western region of Georgia.