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   LEIGH D. HAGAN, Ph.D., P.C.


10003 Courtview Lane  •  P.O. Box 350

Chesterfield Virginia 23832


(804) 748-8480  •  Fax (804) 751-0873

Forensic & Clinical Psychology

E-mail: lhagan@leighhagan.com

•    Clinical Psychologist, Virginia Board of Psychology, 0810-001102, 1982
•    Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Psychology, 04539, 1995
•    Diplomate in Forensic Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, 1995
•    Certification of Professional Qualification in Psychology, Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards, 4167, 2009
•    Substance Abuse Expert, NRC Section 7.11.d, 2010
Ph.D.    Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1981
APA-Accredited Doctoral Training Program
M.A.    Counseling, University of Virginia, 1976
B.A.    Psychology, University of Virginia, 1975
Leigh D. Hagan, Ph.D. P.C. – Independent Practice of Forensic & Clinical Psychology
•    Forensic Psychology Services - Evaluations & case consultation
•    Psychology Consultant - Security clearances, law enforcement hiring and Fitness for Duty
•    Forensic Psychology Examiner - Community Corrections Programs (formerly, CDI), through 1997
•    Psychology Consultant - Work Evaluation Center, John Randolph Hospital, 1991-96
•    Medical Consultant - Disability Determination Services, 1986-89
Veterans Administration Medical Center - Richmond, Virginia, 1983-86
•    Director of Psychology Training & Clinical Psychologist
•    Alcohol/Drug Dependence Treatment Program
Psychometrics, Inc. and Middle Georgia Pain Clinic, 1981-82
•    Clinical Psychologist
•    Psychology Director, Middle Georgia Pain Clinic
•    Psychological assessment, psychotherapy, substance abuse
Veterans Administration Medical Center - Salem, Virginia, 1980-81
•    APA-Accredited Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology
University of Missouri-Columbia Employee Assistance Program, 1978-79
•    Associate Coordinator of Client Services
Eastern Shore Mental Health Center, 1976-78
•    Staff Psychologist
•    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2009-present
•    Affiliate Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1983-86, 1993-2013
•    Eastern Shore Community College Instructor - Psychology, 1977
•    Allied Health Staff, John Randolph Medical Center, 1991-2005
•    Allied Health Professional Staff, Poplar Springs Hospital, 1998-2001
•    Consulting & Attendant Staff (Forensics), McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1987-1996
•    Post-conviction Psychological Evaluator, Henrico Community Corrections Program, 1990-97
•    Group Counselor, Petersburg Community Corrections Program, 1986-1997
•    Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Psychology
•    American Psychology-Law Society
•    National Register Health Service Psyhologist credential #31037
•    Society for Personality Assessment
•    Capital Defendant Sentencing, Institute for Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy, University of Virginia, 1995 & 2007
•    Advanced Forensic Evaluation Training, Institute for Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy, University of Virginia, 1992
•    Sex Offender Evaluation Training, Institute for Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy, University of Virginia, 1994
•    Basic Forensic Evaluation Training, Institute for Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy, University of Virginia, 1984
•    Primary Certificate, Institute for Rational Living, New York, 1977
•    Clinical Chair, Clinical Advisory Group to Virginia Crime Sentencing Commission Subcommittee concerning development of statutory definition of mental retardation after Atkins v. Virginia ; S. Ct.; 536 U.S. 304 (2002)
•    Chesterfield Juvenile Court, Citizen Advisory Council, 1997-2004
•    American Board of Forensic Psychologists, Oral Examiner and Work Sample Reviewer for psychologists applying for diplomate status, 1996-2006
•    Drug Court Planning Committee of the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Community Criminal Justice Board, 1999-2001
•    Consulting Forensic Psychologist, Day Reporting Center, Chesterfield Community Corrections, 1998
•    Juvenile Trial Competence Workgroup, HJR 69, Commission on Youth, 1998 (Advisory Task Force to examine state’s policies and to develop statutory guidance to implement appropriate Code provisions)
•    Consulting Forensic Psychologist, Richmond and Chesterfield Community Service Boards for redesign and implementation of procedures for evaluation of juvenile trial competence and sanity and restoration of incompetent juvenile defendants, 1997-2006
•    Juvenile Courts Building (Chesterfield), Ad Hoc Committee for Financing and Construction, 1996
Professional Papers & CLE Outlines
Hagan, L.D. (October 13, 2011). Preparing and Presenting an Atkins Case. InCapital Case Litigation Conference, Delaware Criminal Justice Council, Dover, DE.
Archer, E., Hagan, L., Mason, J., Handel, R. & Archer, R. (2/2/11). MMPI-2-RF Characteristics of Custody Evaluation Litigants. Assessment.doi: 10.1177/1073191110397469. Retrieved from http://asm.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/01/28/1073191110397469.
Hagan, L.D. (October 29, 2010). Challenging the forensic interview in child sex abuse cases. InFall 2010 Annual Meeting and CLE. Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Portsmouth, VA.
Hagan, L.D., Drogin, E.Y. & Guilmette, T.J. (2010). Science rather than advocacy when reporting IQ scores. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 41(5), 420-423. doi:10.1037/a0021077
Hagan, L.D., Drogin, E.Y. & Guilmette, T.J. IQ scores should not be adjusted for the Flynn effect in capital punishment cases. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, (July 29, 2010). doi:10.1177/0734282910373343
Archer, E., Hagan, L.D., Mason, J., Handel, R., & Archer, R. (March 7, 2010). MMPI-2-RF Characteristics of Child Custody Litigants. In 45th Annual Symposium on Recent Research with the MMPI-2, MMPI-2-RF & MMPI-A. St. Pete Beach, Fl.
Hagan, L.D. (Oct. 27, 2009). Mental Health Issues in Capital Cases. In Prosecuting Capital Cases. Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council. Williamsburg, Va.
Hagan, L.D. (Sept. 23, 2008). After Repeal of Section 20-124.3:1 A Mental Health Perspective. Presented to Advance Family Law and Mental Health Seminar: An Interdisciplinary Approach To Child Custody Determinations. Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L.D., Drogin, E.Y., & Guilmette, T.J. (2008). Adjusting IQ scores for the "Flynn Effect": Consistent with the standard of practice? Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 39, 619-625. doi:10.1037/a0012693
Hagan, L.D., Landry, S.D. & Blanks, M. (2008). Custody and admissibility of mental health records: Data trumps rhetoric. Virginia Lawyer, 56, 30-33.
Guilmette, T., Hagan, L. & Giuliano, A.J. (2008). Assigning qualitative descriptions to test scores in neuropsychology: Forensic implications. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 22, 122-139. doi: 10.1080/13854040601064559
Hagan, L.D. (Oct. 18, 2007). Child Competence in Abuse Complaints. In Addressing Allegations of Child Abuse in Custody Cases. Deglau, M.W., Icard, G. & Hagan, L.D. 16th Annual Richmond Bench-Bar Conference. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L.D. & Hagan, A.C. (2008). Custody Evaluations Without Psychological Testing: Prudent Practice or Fatal Flaw? Journal of Psychiatry and Law, 36, 67-106.
Hagan, L. (August 15, 2007). �20-124.3:1: Making the best of an unfortunate statute. Presented to Mental Health Issues in Family Law Cases: Implications of Virginia Code Section 20-124.3:1. Virginia Continuing Legal Education. Fairfax, Va.
Hagan, L. (May 3, 2007). Proving Detriment and Best Interest in Contested Cases. Presented to18th Annual Conference of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. Williamsburg, Va.
Addison, E., Hagan, L., & Davis, G. (10/11/06). Mental Health Issues in Capital Litigation. In Capital Murder Prosecution. Presented to Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council. Williamsburg, Va.
Hagan, L. (Aug. 4, 2006). Atkins Hearings: Determining Who Is "Mentally Retarded." Presented to Virginia Association of Commonwealth Attorneys 67th Annual Convention. Virginia Beach, Va.
Rockwell, F., Hagan, L., Jones, B. & Leiner, H. (Moderator) (1/10/06). Addressing Allegations of Child Abuse In Child Custody Cases. Panel presentation made at the Bar Association of the City of Richmond (Va.).
Davis, B.C., Soden, D., Caudill, L., Nelson, M., Hagan, L. & Powers, C. (Moderator) (10/27/05). Cross Examination of Witnesses in Custody Cases. Panel presentation made at the 14th Annual Richmond Metropolitan Area Local and Specialty Bar Association. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L. (Feb. 10, 2006). Mental Health Professionals in Custody Cases: Revisiting Fundamentals and Updating Developments. Presented to 3rd Annual Advanced Family Law Custody Retreat. Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section. Richmond, Va.
Guilmette, T.J., Hagan, L., & Giuliano, A.J. (2005, October). The use of descriptive labels in reporting neuropsychological test scores: Forensic implications. Poster presentation made at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Tampa, Fl.
Hagan, L. (Apr. 1, 2005). Taint in Child Informants: Criminal, Civil & Custody Cases. Presented toVa. Trial Lawyers Association 46th Annual Convention.
Hagan, L. (Feb. 19, 2005). Taint in Child Informants: Custody Determinations. Presented to 2nd Annual Advanced Family Law Custody Retreat. Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L. & Blanks, T.M. (Oct. 2004). Hiding the ball or necessary protection: §20-124.3:1 Custody and admissibility of mental health records.   Virginia Lawyer, 53(3), 52-55.
Hagan, L., Jones, B., Coughter, E., Grove, J. and Rogers III, F. (July 13 & 15, 2004).  Direct and Cross Examination of Therapists in a Relocation Case.   Presented to Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Family Law Seminar.  Richmond & Roanoke, Va.
Hagan, L.D., Blanks, T.M., & Rockwell III, F.G. (March 22, 2004). Piercing the Veil of §20-124.3.1 or : My spouse is crazy, but I can’t prove it. Presented to The Richmond Bar Association.
Hagan, L.D. (2/20/04). Attacking & Presenting Mental Health Testimony in Custody Cases. In 1st Annual Advanced Family Law Custody Retreat. VTLA Family Law Section. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L.D. (3/24/03). Mental Retardation after Atkins . 2003 Spring Institute Program. Commonwealth Attorneys’ Services Council CLE. Williamsburg, Va.
Hicks, S., Hagan, L. & Huguley, K. (October, 2002). Parental Alienation: How to Argue and Defend in Custody Cases In 21st Annual Family Law Seminar: Insights on Tough Custody Issues. Virginia CLE: Richmond & Norfolk, Va.  
Hagan, L.D. (2002). Child Custody. In Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook. Ed. Heilbrun, K., Marczyk, G. & DeMatteo. Oxford University Press.
Hagan, L. (3/26/02). Clinical Factors to Consider in Custody Cases. In: Chernau, M., Hagan, L., Landry, S., O’Donnell, K. Owens, M. Custody: Legal and Clinical Factors in Virginia. Lorman Education Services CLE/CEU. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L. (1/25/2002). Accessing and Interpreting Children’s Medical Records. In: Blanks, M., Chernau, M., Hagan, L., & Poole, R. Virginia Children’s Records Law. Lorman Education Services CLE/CEU. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L.D. (March 29, 2001). Clinical Factors To Consider In Custody Cases.   In : Owens, M.B., Hagan, L.D., Landry, S.D., Rockwell, L., Chernau, M.S., Hendrick, J., O’Donnell, J. & Oxenham, A.E.  Custody:  Legal & Clinical Services. Lorman Educational Services. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L.D. (October 26, 2000). Attention Deficit Disorder in Juvenile Proceedings. In Juvenile & Domestic Relations Practice: "Special Needs - Special Education." Panel: Taylor, R., Hagan, L.D., Block, A., Rockwell, L., & Hoy, M. Moderator: Volenik, A. Presented to Richmond Bar Conference. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L.D. (October 13, 2000). Evaluation and Development of Mental Disability Claims. Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Williamsburg, Va.
Guilmette, T., Hagan, L. & Rockwell, L. (6/2/00). Academic Re-entry for School Age Children with TBI:  Law, Assessment & Intervention.   Presented to24th Annual Williamsburg Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference.  Williamsburg, Va.
Hagan, L.D. (4/6/00). Interpreting children’s medical records. In Barnes, E., Elmore, G., Hagan, L., Hegner, R., Owens, M., & Shepherd, R.  Virginia Children’s Records Law.  Lorman Education Services CLE/CEU. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L.D. & Taylor, R.D. (October 22, 1999). Juvenile Competency Issues. Presented to Juvenile Law & Practice in Virginia Seminar, Virginia CLE. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L.D. (October 21, 1999). Juvenile Competency & Restoration: Process, Product & Evaluators. Presented to Richmond Bench-Bar Conference.
Hagan, L.D. (August, 17, 1999). Making Juvenile Competency Determinations:  Evaluations & Evaluators. Presented to Judicial Conference for District Court Judges. Virginia Beach, Va.
Hagan, L.D. (May 14, 1999). A Clinical Perspective of Assessing Juvenile Competency.   Presented to Virginia Public Defender Commission’s Juvenile Law and Education Seminar, Juvenile Competency to Stand Trial.
Hagan, L.D. (1999). Preparation and Presentation of Juvenile Trial Competence: A Forensic Evaluator’s View.  29th Criminal Law Seminar. VCLE & VSB Criminal Law Section.
Taylor, R.D. & Hagan, L.D. (1999). Juvenile Competence To Stand Trial: Current Legal Standards and the Proposed New Competence Statute.  29th Criminal Law Seminar. VCLE & VSB Criminal Law Section.
Hagan, L.D. (November 16, 1998). Role of Mental Health Expert in Mediation Process. In Attorneys, Experts and Resource People in Mediation: Challenges of Complex and Multi-Party Mediation. Moderated by Harman, T., & Bumbaugh, E. Presented to Virginia Mediation Network 12th Annual Conference. Richmond, Va.
Rockwell, F.G., Taylor, R.D., Quinn, N. & Hagan, L.D. (October 15, 1998). Custody & Visitation: Use & Abuse of Experts. Presented to Richmond Metropolitan Bench-Bar Conference. Richmond, Va.
Guilmette, T. & Hagan, L. (1997). Ethical considerations in forensic neuropsychological consultation. Clinical Neuropsychology, 11, 287-290. doi:10.1080/13854049708400457
Hagan, L. (1994-98). Law Update for Mental Health Professionals . (Annual newsletter with annotation of new legislation and case law affecting mental health professionals and their clients. Provided as service to professional community.)
Hagan, L. (April 1992-94). Contributing Editor John Randolph Hospital Work Evaluation Center Progress Note (newsletter). Brief articles: Repetitive Trauma & Workers’ Compensation (6/94), Work Hardening Abstracts (4/93), Injury Duration, Psychological Status & RTW (9/92), Where Does It Hurt: Survey of presenting complaints in work hardening (6/92), How Your Patients Rate Us (4/92).
Hagan, L. (1994, January). [ MMPI: administration and processing for nuclear security clearances .]  Unpublished manuscript.
Hagan, L. (1993). [Custody psychological evaluation guidelines: National survey of state psychological associations.] Unpublished survey data.
Hagan, L. (1993). [ Short-term goal directed problem solving: Effective therapeutic methods for managed care and EAP clients .] Unpublished manuscript.
Hagan, L. (1992). [ Nuclear utility psychological screening for security clearance: National survey ]. Unpublished survey data.
Hagan, L. (1992, October). [ Work Transition Group: Program manual .]  Unpublished trainer’s manuscript.
Hagan, L. (1992a, June). [ Responsible problems solving: Facilitator’s manual for nonviolent offender group counseling .]  Unpublished manual.
Hagan, L.D. & Beauchamp, J.N. (1991). Fitness For Duty: Annual Retraining Under NRC Regulations .
Beauchamp, J.N. & Hagan, L.D. (1990a). Fitness For Duty: Policy & Procedures Under NRC Regulations : Trainer’s Manual .
Beauchamp, J.N. & Hagan, L.D. (1990b). Employee Awareness Handbook.
Hagan, L.D. & Beauchamp, J.N. (1990). Continuous Behavioral Observation Under NRC Regulations:  Supervisors Awareness Handbook.
Hagan, L. (1988). [ Job search success: Program manual .]  Unpublished manuscript.
Hagan, L.D., & Schauer, A.H. (1985).  Assessment of depression in alcoholics:  Reply to Hesslebrock and associates.   Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 53, 64-66. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.53.1.64
Schauer, A.H., Hagan, L.D., & Viatori, M.S. (1985). Counselor language entry and response (CLEAR) system :  Do you hear what I hear? Psychotherapy:  Theory Research & Practice, 22, 114-118. doi:10.1037/h0088518
Hagan, L.D., Beck, N., Kunce, J.T., & Heisler, G. (1983). Facilitating psychiatric patient follow-up: A study of transfer attrition.   Journal of Clinical Psychology, 39, 494-498. doi:10.1002/1097-4679(198307)39:4<494::AID-JCLP2270390406>3.0.CO;2-T
Hagan, L.D., & Roman, J. (1982).  Psychological profile of the CAPD patient.   Perspectives: Journal of the Council of Nephrology Social Workers, 4, 74-82.
Hagan, L.D.  (1981). Reducing transfer attrition from psychiatric inpatient status to outpatient care.  Doctoral Dissertation, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Hagan, L.D. (1979, August). Occupational level, presenting problem, and referral trigger.  Service Technical Report #3, University of Missouri-Columbia EAP. Columbia, Mo.
Hagan, L.D. (1979, April).  Survey of policies and structures of employee assistance programs in higher education.  Service Technical Report #1, University of Missouri-Columbia EAP. Columbia, Mo.
Hagan, L.D. (May 21, 2011). DSM-5 In Family Law Disputes: A Better Idea? Presented to: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Williamsburg, Va.
Hagan, L.D. (June 9, 2003).  Evaluation of Possible Mental Retardation in Forensic Settings.   In Bonnie, R., Snell, M. & Hagan, L.D. Implementation of the Atkins Decision.  Adult Advanced Forensic Evaluation Training.  Institute for Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy, University of Virginia.
Hagan, L.D. (February 2002, March 2001, April 2000, March, 1999). Forensic Psychological Evaluations: Role, Law, Illustrative Cases.  Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Ft. Gordon. Augusta, Ga.
Hagan, L.D. (May 22 & July 17, 2001).  Mental Health Practitioners in the Legal System.  Hanover County CSB. Hanover, Va.
Hagan, L.D. & Zerkin, G.T. (January 20, 2001). Dealing With Future Dangerousness. Presented to Virginia Death Penalty College, Virginia Capital Representation Resource Center. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L.D. (October 6, 2000). Legal Issues: Mental Health Records. St. Francis Hospital. Topeka, Ks.
Hagan, L.D. (December 4, 1998; January 28, 1998; April 16, 1999; August 27, 1999; November 5, 1999). Restoration of Incompetent Juvenile Defendants. In Basic Juvenile Evaluation Training.  Institute for Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy, University of Virginia.
Hagan, L. (March 26, 1998). Juvenile Trial Competence: Public Policy & Law.   Presented to University of Richmond Law School & VCU Interdisciplinary Initiative.
Hagan, L.D.  (June 1996). Capital Evaluation Issues. Presented to Institute of Law, Psychology and Public Policy.
Hagan, L.D.  (March 1996). Mitigation Expert Assistance. Presented to Washington & Lee Capital Defense Clearinghouse.
Hagan, L. (October, 1995). Psychological Factors Affecting Physical Rehabilitation. Presented to John Randolph Hospital Rehabilitation Department.
Hagan, L. (1994-present).  Effective Use of Experts.   Presented to Criminal Clinical Placement Class, University of Richmond Law School (semi-annual presentation).
Hagan, L. (October 21, 1994). Custody Disputes: Law & Ethics. Presented to MCV Psychology Internship Seminar, Medical College of Virginia.
Hagan, L. (August 1994). Protection of Third Parties: Liabilities for court agents and mental health professionals.   Presented to Probation & Parole and Community Diversion & Incentive Programs. Chesterfield & Henrico, Va.
Kuchinsky, N. & Hagan. L. (June 1994). Duty To Protect Third Parties: New Law for Mental Health Service Providers.   Presented at John Randolph Medical Center. Hopewell, Va.
Hagan, L., Hendrick, J., Hartmann-Harlan, M. & Shilling, S. (1993, November). Mediator, Counselor, Evaluator: One Role Is Enough.   In L.D. Hagan (Chair), Domestic Dispute Resolution . Seminar conducted at the John Randolph Women’s Center. Hopewell, Va.
Hagan, L. (1991, June).  Psychological aspects of work hardening.   Presented to Work Evaluation Center John Randolph Medical Center. Hopewell, Va.
Hagan, L. (1989, May). WAIS-R.  Presented to Social Security Administration Regional Symposium. Hampton, Va.
Hagan, L. (1987, September). Psychological evaluation strategy for special education services. Presented to Diagnostic & Prescriptive Center Richmond Public Schools. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L. (1986, November). PTSD and Personal Injury. Presented to Central Virginia Chiropractic Society. Richmond, Va.
Showalter, R., Repucci, N. & Hagan, L. (June 1986). PTSD and criminal responsibility .  Symposium conducted at the Institute for Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy. Charlottesville, Va.
Hagan, L. (1985a, February). Integrating objective psychological data. Presented at University of Virginia Graduate School of Education. Charlottesville, Va.
Hagan, L. (1985b, February).   Empirical description of cocaine addiction and psychological factors. Presented at Grand Rounds, McGuire V.A. Medical Center. Richmond, Va.
Hagan, L. (1981, March). Psychological presentation of medical illness.Presented at the meeting of the Georgia Psychological Association.
Hagan, L.D., & Weinstein, C.  (1980, November). The MMPI as a predictor of psychosocial adaptation to cancer.   Presented at National Forum on Comprehensive Cancer Rehabilitation. Williamsburg, Va.
Thoreson, R.W., Braunstein, W., Hagan, L.D., & Pascoe, E.A. (1979a, October). Stimulating self referrals to the EAP from professional and administrative level employees. Presented at ALMACA 8th Annual Meeting. Detroit, Mi.

Hagan, L.D. (1979b, October). Distinguishing features of occupational programs in higher education . Presented at ALMACA 8th Annual Meeting. Detroit, Mi.

Note: Professional credentials are subject to frequent revision. While this curriculum vitae reflects my best knowledge as of the date of composition, I encourage direct contact regarding any information or questions about changes in the current status.