Julia Cunningham, M.A., Psy.D.

Julia Cunningham, M.A., Psy.D.

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Education:

Illinois School of Professional Psychology (APA Accredited). Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Forensics Major (2001-2004)
Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. (1999-2001)

Professional Affiliation:

Michigan Psychological Association Ethics Committee (2018 -present)
Advisory Board Member of the Friend of the Court Bureau (2018 -present)
Family Court Counseling Professionals of West Michigan (2014 – present)

Therapy Services: Dr. Cunningham has been conducting both individual and group therapy since graduating with a doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2004. She has expertise in diagnostic assessment, as well as working with individuals living with depression, anxiety disorders, relationship/marital difficulties, and a variety of other mental health or environmental concerns. Dr. Cunningham’s therapeutic method is to address each client with a therapeutic approach that meets their individual needs.

Evaluation and Court Related Services: Dr. Cunningham attained her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a major in Forensic Psychology in 2004. She has expertise in conducting a variety of evaluations for both criminal and civil court. Dr. Cunningham has also worked closely with the Family court system in Kent and surrounding counties conducting evaluations and providing treatment and education in difficult family law cases.

Evaluations Conducted:
Competency to Stand Trial
Criminal Responsibility
Capacity to Parent
Parenting Time Assessment
Sex Offender Evaluation-Risk of Reoffense
Psychological Evaluations for Diagnostic Purposes
Corporate Evaluations
Firearm Authorization Evaluations
Violence Risk Assessment

Licensure: Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan

Specialties: Adolescent Counseling, Adult Counseling, Clinical and Diagnostic, Competency, Competency, Consultation, Corporate, Corporate or Organizational, Counseling, Criminal, Disability, Divorce and Custody, Evaluation, Family Counseling, Forensic and Legal, Marital Counseling, Pre-sentence, Sex Offender