Heather Sheafer, Ph.D.
Dr. Heather Sheafer is a licensed clinical psychologist in Oregon and Washington, and a certified forensic examiner in Oregon. She earned a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology prior to earning her Ph.D. from Fielding Graduate University. While completing an APA accredited internship at Oahu Community Corrections Center, she had an opportunity to work with incarcerated men and women with serious and persistent mental illness. She also has a strong background in both the treatment and assessment of domestic violence. Since she joined Dr. Grounds’ team in 2016, she has had the opportunity to participate in evaluations related to a breadth and depth of matters including domestic violence, financial crimes, sexual assault, and murder. These experiences have deepened her passion for forensic psychology and furthered her understanding of the importance of high-quality forensic evaluations.
Dr. Sheafer offers the following services:
- Mitigation evaluations
- Assessment of competency
- Mental state, criminal responsibility, and insanity evaluations
- Domestic violence evaluations
- Individual psychotherapy