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Allison Rulseh, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Allison Rulseh, Ph.D. earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and legal studies, accompanied by a certificate in Criminal Justice, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010. Dr. Rulseh pursued graduate training at Texas A&M University, where she earned a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology in 2015 and subsequently attained a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology in 2018. She completed her doctoral internship at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.


Through her training, Dr. Rulseh has worked in an array of clinical environments, spanning mental health clinics, jails, prisons, probation departments, and other community-based programs. She has provided a broad range of assessment services, including special purpose evaluations for commitment under Wis. Stats. Sexually Violent Person law, other forensically relevant assessments (e.g., psychopathy, violence risk, sex offender treatment need), law enforcement fitness-for-duty examinations, specific learning disability and cognitive/intelligence testing, ADHD and neuropsychological testing, and other psychopathology and diagnostic clarification assessments.


Following the completion of her doctoral degree, Dr. Rulseh assumed the roles of college professor and department chair. To date, she has taught over 50 undergraduate and graduate psychology courses across her time at Texas A&M University, Cardinal Stritch University, and the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Her teaching portfolio encompasses a variety of clinical psychology domains, such as psychopathology, forensic psychology, psychotherapeutic treatment, personality, lifespan of human development, and directed research. Dr. Rulseh’s research agenda has largely centered on the conceptualization and assessment of psychopathy and the development and use of psycho-legal assessment tools. Her scholarly contributions have been showcased at numerous national and international conferences, and her work has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals, among them: Psychological Assessment, International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, Psychology, Crime, and Law, and Journal of Personality Assessment.


Dr. Rulseh received advanced training in forensic evaluations with the Wisconsin Forensic Unit and Behavioral Consultants, Inc. She has been a licensed psychologist in the state of Wisconsin since 2023 and currently performs competency to proceed examinations.

757 N Broadway, Suite 500

Milwaukee, WI 53202

Tel: (414) 271 – 5577

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