Clinical, Forensic and Neuropsychology Associates of New Mexico


Renate Wewerka, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist in New Mexico, received her Ph.D. from the University of Vienna, Austria in 1977, and is also a licensed psychologist in Maryland. Since coming to the United States, Dr. Wewerka has worked at Johns Hopkins University, various institutions in Maryland and New Mexico, including The Behavioral Health Institute at Las Vegas and the Social Security Administration. She has specialized in forensic psychology since the 1990's. 

Team of Professionals

Maxann Shwartz, Ph.D., LLC, Founder

Licensed Clinical Psychologist in New Mexico and California. Specialties include adult and juvenile forensic psychological and neuropsychological evaluations, personal injury, expert witness testimony in criminal law, and psychotherapy using Mind-Body Bridging techniques. Dr. Shwartz received clinical training in medical psychology, neurological trauma, traumatic brain injury, chronic mental illness and childhood disorders (attention disorders, autism, and learning disabilities.) 


Maribeth Price, R.N.

Registered Nurse with over 30+ years experience. Specialties include infertility, obstetrics and gynecology including pre-op, intra-op and post-op, teaching, review and organization of medical psychiatric and psychosocial records  and progress notes in preparation for legal consultation and trial.  


Barry Fields, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist in New Mexico, received his training working in forensic psychology and general hospitals. Areas of specialization include: adult and adolescent psychodiagnostic assessment, forensic evaluations, substance abuse diagnosis and treatment and behavioral medicine. He has testified as an expert in criminal and civil court cases.

Cydney L. Price, B.A.

Graduated from Metropolitian State University of Denver, in Colorado. Currently pursuing a master's degree in psychology. Currently working as an Administrative Assisstant, with a special emphasis in Forensic psychology.



Therese M. Duran, MA, LPCC, LADAC

Master's Degree in Counseling/Therapy with a specialization in Forensic work. Currently working towards certification as a Psychometrician. Exclusive to Forensics since 2006, with specialty in profiling risk on criminally versatile offenders who remain in the penal system, or have transitioned back into society. Clinical Supervisory and testimonial experience. Assist and trains with the Sex Offender Management Board in risk assessments in order to effectively provide guidance on offender management. Experience participating with the Hostage Negotiation and Critical Incident teams within local Police Departments.