“I have worked in the field of Sexually Offending Behavior since 1996 when Tennessee created the Tennessee Sex Offender Treatment Board.” I am currently the evaluator and treatment provider for Shelby County Department of Corrections, Tennessee Department of Corrections, The Federal Bureau of Prisons, and the United States Court Office of probation. I conduct Sex...

A presentence investigation report (PSIR) is a legal term referring to the investigation into the history of person convicted of a crime before sentencing to determine if there are extenuating circumstances which should ameliorate the sentence or a history of criminal behavior to increase the harshness of the sentence. The PSIR has been said to fulfill a number of...

A sex offender risk evaluation focuses on an individual’s sexual development, sexual history, paraphilic interests, sexual adjustment and recidivism risk level. The sex offender risk evaluation is forensic in nature, which generally means that the subject may be non–voluntary and the referral stems from legal proceedings. Dr. Freiden has worked in the field of Sexually...

A pedophilic disorder is recognized for its impairment to the individual and for the harm it may cause to others. Pedophilia is often considered a side issue and research into the nature of pedophilia is delayed in comparison to research into other psychiatric disorders. However, with the increasing use of neuroimaging techniques, such as functional...

Find a seasoned expert witness is no easy task. Since 1996, Dr. Freiden has provided expert court testimony across multiple states, including Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas for Defense attorneys in protecting their clients. He has also provided expert court testimony for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, The Federal Office of Probation and Parole, and for...