Areas of Focus:
- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1988.
- M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1984.
- B.A., Psychology and Anthropology, University of Colorado-Boulder, 1981.
Stephen J. Lally, Ph.D., American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), is a Professor and Clinical Psychology faculty member at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Northern Virginia. He is the past-president of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP). He received his diplomate in forensic psychology from the ABPP. Dr. Lally is the past-president of the District of Columbia Psychology Association and a former American Psychological Association Counsel Representative for the District. He has presented and published in the areas of assessment, ethics, and forensic psychology. Dr. Lally has a part-time forensic and clinical practice in the Washington DC, area.
- Forensic Psychology.
- Psychological Assessment.
- American Psychological Association.
- District of Columbia Psychological Association.
- American Academy of Forensic Psychology.
- Society for Personality Assessment.
- Society for Personality Assessment.
- Lally, S. J., & Paszkiewicz, W. B. (2011). Are there fish in the sea as good as ever came out of it? A response to using the common-pool resource paradigm to resolve the internship imbalance. Teaching and Education in Professional Psychology, 5, 205-208.
- Lally, S. J., & Higuchi, S. A. (2008). The American Psychological Association Parenting Coordination Project: The development of the project and an initial review of the first 2 years. Journal of Child Custody, 5, 101-121.
- Brosky, B., & Lally, S. J. (2004). Prevalence of trauma, PTSD, and dissociation in court referred adolescents. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 19, 801–814.
- Lally, S. J. (2003). What tests are acceptable for use in forensic evaluations: A survey of experts. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 34, 491-498.
- Sachsenmaier, S. J., & Lally, S. J. (2001). Toward a scientific foundation of sex offender risk assessment. In D. P. Farrington, C. R. Hollin, & M. McMurran (eds.), Sex and violence: The psychology of crimes and risk assessment (23–37). London: Routledge.
- Lally, S. (1999). The insanity defense is legitimate. In J. A. Hurley (ed.), Mental health (pp.120–122). San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press.
- Lally, S. (1997, July 27). Steel beds v. iron bars: New laws muddle how to handle sex offenders. The Washington Post, C1–2.
- Lally, S. J. (1989). “Does being here mean there is something wrong with me?” Schizophrenia Bulletin, 15, 253–265.
- Frumkin, I. B., Lally, S. J., & Sexton, J. E. (in press). A United States forensic sample for the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scales. Behavioral Sciences and the Law.
- Frumkin, I. B., Lally, S. J., & Sexton, J. E. (in press). The Grisso tests for assessing understanding and appreciation of Miranda warnings with a forensic sample. Behavioral Sciences and the Law.
- Workshop co-presenter (with G. Stricker & J. Sexton). 2.0 CE workshop. The ethical local clinical scientist: How ethics informs evidence-based practice and scholarship for clinicians and students. Argosy University, Arlington, VA, June 14, 2012.
- Workshop presenter. 1.5 CE workshop. Ethical issues concerning risk of violence in practice and academic settings: With particular reference to Virginia’s laws. Argosy University, Arlington, VA, June 16, 2011.
- Workshop presenter. 1.5 CE workshop. Money matters: Ethical issues regarding the business of practice with particular reference to Virginia's laws and regulations. Argosy University, Arlington, VA, June 10, 2010.
- Workshop presenter. 1.5 CE workshop. Multiple relationships and professional boundaries: With an emphasis on the rules, standards of practice, and laws governing the profession of psychology in Virginia. Argosy University, Arlington, VA, June 18, 2009.
- Co-facilitator and presenter (with L.Stein). The Psychology of Pro Bono: Why Do Lawyers Volunteer? 2009 Pro Bono Institute Annual Seminar and Forum on In-House Corporate Pro Bono: Transforming Pro Bono in a Changing World, Washington, DC, March 6, 2009.
- Nave, P. V., Sexton, J. E., & Lally, S. J. (2012, August). Effect of treatment on recidivism and institutional adjustment for young offenders: A 23 year follow-up. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.
- Lally, S. J. (2012, August).The GSS in a large U.S. forensic sample. In M. Zaitchik (Chair), American Academy of Forensic Psychology Expert Testimony and the Use of the GSS in Confession Cases. Symposium at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.
- Lally, S. J. (2012, March). Assessing risk of dangerousness for the state. In J. Singer (Chair), Whose expert is it anyway: The impact of retention on expert opinion. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, IL.
- Hall, K. G., Lally, S. J., & Diener, M. J. (2012, March). Statistical Assessment of Malingered Incompetency to Stand Trial: A pilot study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, IL.
- Brown, T. C., Sances, S., Lally, S. J., & Pylman, M. E. (2012, January). The use of C-20 data to Provide benchmarks to assess programs’ success. Poster presented at the midwinter meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, New Orleans, LA.