Meet AIAFS' Expert Trainers

Zachary Yeoman, Psy.D., MA, BA

Dr. Yeoman graduated from Skidmore College in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He obtained his masters and doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with a forensic concentration from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 2012.

Dr. Yeoman is a clinical and forensic psychologist who is licensed in New Jersey and New York. His main area of interest is Forensic Mental Health Assessment (FMHA). Dr. Yeoman has provided help to a variety of organizations and individuals in addressing psycholegal issues for both adults and adolescents. His professional experience includes the treatment and evaluation of civilly committed sex offenders and evaluating the following: sexual, violence, and firesetting risk, diminished capacity, mitigation, competence to stand trial, firearms reinstatement, parental fitness and bonding, and non-forensic mental health evaluations. He has co-authored articles related to denial in sex offense evaluations and conduct disorder in the evaluation of juvenile sexually problematic behavior. He also provides trainings on the evaluation and treatment of people on the autism spectrum who engaged in sexually problematic behavior as well as juvenile firesetting.

In the past, Dr. Yeoman provided outpatient treatment related to sexual offending, firesetting, and substance abuse for court-involved juveniles and adults. He was an adjunct professor at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology - Yeshiva University, where he taught integrative assessment, and he volunteered as a visiting clinical supervisor for Rutgers graduate students in psychology. Prior to these experiences, Dr. Yeoman worked extensively with the Serious Mental Illness (SMI) population in both Illinois and New Jersey. Through these experiences he has developed expertise in addressing a variety of questions which arise when the law and mental health intersect.