Thomas Swales PhD, ABPP
Dr. Swales specializes in independent psychological, neuropsychological and forensic evaluations. He received his PhD in clinical psychology in the health psychology/pediatric psychology track from the University of Miami. He completed an internship in clinical psychology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. He is currently the forensic neuropsychologist for the Court Psychiatric Clinic of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas. He is board certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.
For more than 20 years, Dr. Swales has provided psychological and neuropsychological consultations to patients with a wide variety of psychiatric and neurological disorders. He has a wealth of clinical experience with both children and adults. He has also served extensively as an expert witness and consultant.
Dr. Swales also has extensive academic experience in education and training, research and leadership. President of the Ohio Psychological Association (OPA), he is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and serves on the Medical Advisory Board of NAMI-Greater Cleveland. In 2009, Dr. Swales was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology.
He is a past president of the Cleveland Psychological Association and has served on the Board of Directors of OPA as chairman of the Political Action Committee. He is also a recipient of the prestigious Kirk R. Danhour Award from the University of Miami and the Young Investigator Award from the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research.