Forensic Assessment and Consultation

Dr. Harness has conducted numerous court-appointed evaluations. Additionally, she assists family law attorneys with psychological and strategy issues in litigious divorce cases. Employing an empirically based approach, Dr. Harness is trained to maintain an objective stance throughout the assessment or consultation process.

Whether an individual or a couple involved in a collaborative model, Dr. Harness supports clients throughout the divorce process to create optimal post-divorce outcomes.

Dr. Harness is a member in good standing of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, and has served as a board member for both organizations. She has been certified by the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology to conduct Child Custody and Placement evaluations, and attends professional conferences and training seminars on an ongoing basis to remain current in the field of forensic assessment.

"Christine is a great asset with regard to conflict resolution and mediation. Her track record, in terms of helping parties ′see the forest from the trees,′ and come to mutually acceptable solutions, is consistent. She manages to do this in a manner that honors both parties while keeping them on task."

~Micaela Levine, Attorney at Law, Drinka, Levine & Masson, S.C.

"Dr. Christine Harness has been a valuable resource in my practice of employment law. Resolving problems and preventing liability is an important purpose in my work, and Dr. Harness has been a key factor in accomplishing that mission.

I have asked Christine to work with some of the most difficult personalities and highly sensitive issues in my clients' workplaces. She has demonstrated the skills to effectively resolve problems with both line employees and key managers. Christine brings real world business knowledge and a practical approach, which leads to changed behaviors and solved problems. I highly trust her ability, and my clients have greatly benefited from her assistance."

~Robert E. Gregg, Attorney at Law, Boardman, Suhr, Curry & Field.