Dale Halfaker, Ph.D. – Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Halfaker has lived and worked in Springfield, Missouri since 1990. He received his PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri in 1988. He has over 25 years of experience in working with people who have sustained injuries. He is well versed in the treatment and evaluation of individuals in the Workers’ Compensation system and Personal Injury cases, doing evaluations for both plaintiff and defense.

Dale Halfaker, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Practice Areas:

Psychological Assessment

Neuropsychological Evaluation

Concussion, TBI

Chronic Pain

Pre-surgical Psychological Screening


Adjustment to Disability


Case Consultation and Records Review

Disability Determination/Ratings

Dr. Halfaker’s practice has frequently brought him into the medico-legal context, sometimes as a treating psychologist while others as a retained expert. Because of that, he is accustomed to performing detailed record reviews, case consultation, and formulating reports and opinions suitable to providing testimony in depositions, hearings, and before court. He is experienced in dealing with psychological/neuropsychological issues associated with explaining the nature of injury; psychological ramifications of injury, impairment and disability; causation, reasonable and necessary treatment , and long-term outcome or prognosis.
Contact his office at 417-881-1810, or email him at halfaker@NASMpsychologists.com if you have questions about a case.