Dr. Carolyn West is the Ideal Expert Witness for Your Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault Case

For over 10 years, Dr. West has been providing Expert Witness Services to attorneys and judges, helping them to understand the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault. The results she helps her clients produce are life saving and making a real difference in the legal system.

Her goal is to help the legal system become more culturally aware when working with survivors. She brings the most recent, cutting edge scientific research to their understanding of why and how victims do what they do. She has a deep understanding of the nuances, complexities and psychological dynamics of victim behavior. 

Areas of Specialty

  • Domestic Violence (DV) and African American Women
  • Best Practices for Serving Victims of DV
  • Identifying, Assessing and Referring Victims of Abuse
  • Training in DV Prevention and Intervention
  • Understanding Human Trafficking (Especially Among Black Girls)
  • Legal Conference Workshop Presentations
  • Advanced Advocacy Training
  • Black Women in Sexualized Media and Pornography
  • Stereotypes of Women of Color
  • African American Girls and Commercial Sexual Exploitation
  • Among others