Dr. Jay Flens is a board certified clinical and forensic psychologist in private practice in Valrico, Florida. He is licensed to practice as a psychologist in Florida where his practice is devoted primarily to family law-related cases. One of Dr. Flens’ principal interests is the use of psychological testing in family law-related cases. He has published several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on topics related to psychological testing and child custody-related issues, focusing on the use and admissibility of psychological testing in family law-related cases [see Publications]. As a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Child Custody, Dr. Flens was the first guest editor in the first double issue of the journal, entitled, “Psychological Testing in Child Custody Evaluations.” The double issue was devoted to the use of psychological testing in child custody cases, and was reprinted as a book by the publisher.
Dr. Flens is a member of the American Psychological Association, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and the Society for Personality Assessment. In 2010, Dr. Flens was awarded Fellow status in the Society for Personality Assessment. In 2006, Dr. Flens earned his diploma (board certified) in Forensic Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology, joining the ranks of a group of approximately 330 Forensic Psychologists in the United States who have been board certified by ABPP. In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP). In 2012, Dr. Flens earned his diploma (board certified) in Clinical Psychology, and became a Fellow in the American Academy of Clinical Psychology.