Ratings for Dr. Peter Sutton
Dr Sutton has helped me and my family during a very difficult time. We found him to be reliable, accessible, and punctual with appointments. We have seen other professionals but found Dr. Sutton's insight, compassion and understanding of child development exceptional. He understood our family and was able to help us. I highly recommend Dr. Sutton and would refer my friends to him.
We had an assessment and the reviews were bang on. Dr Sutton’s report was not taken seriously and he was extremely expensive. His theories are outdated. No psychiatrists practice the way he does. Even his own office staff will tell you he is stuck up and outdated. It is psychobabble. He needs to get up with the times.
Stay far away from this one. He "psychoanalysis" people but doesn't know what he is doing. He overcharges and has boilerplate for his reports. Everything he does is the same for every family. He is not respected in court. Recent decisions from judges have specifically rejected his reports!!!
I would simply disregard all of the 1 star reviews here. The assessment obviously did not go as they had hoped. Perhaps he was able to analyze their character and see them for who they truly were. He is a brilliant psychiatrist and his analysis of myself and my ex were spot on . He truly cares about the children and puts them first.
strong caution with this assessor as he's just in it for a money and does whatever he feels like with your report.. there is no science to it and he will waste your money. he is not a pleasant man and his fees are extremely high (the most expensive of any assessor) and it doesnt help in your child or your poisition because the courts dont really care, he does not care at all about the child, just billing, he is very corrupt and a con man. for therapy steer clear as well.
Dr Sutton is a miserly man, who will make a profit off of you and your ex-spouse's fighting and also at the expense of the children. He doesn't care about the kids, only settling cases to avoid the least amount of personal risk to him, and whatever biases or preconceived ideas he has from his outdated psychiatric training. He also has absolutely zero cultural sensitivity training but (note the sarcasm) doesn't need it when working with children and families because , of course, he is a British White Man who "knows everything." Men and women alike I caution you on this assessor because he will take your money and you will still have to go back to court. He does not help you. Only himself. He is corrupt and greedy. He only cares about advancing the ideas he has based on his own outdated training program.
Dr Sutton is a despicable human being. He is a pretentious British man who has no clue what parents on the ground ACTUALLY go through with their children. Why? Because he's an old white man who has never had to do hard work and labour in his life... just profits off of other people's misery. Stay away from him.. whether u are a man or woman.. his custody assessment will cost you SO much money. Go with butkoski, morris or another person at Family Solutions - do not go with him, you will be sorry
Dr Sutton is a biased and manipulative individual who charges an INSANE amount for his assessments, much more than the other assessors. He dictates all his notes which is one of the reasons for the added costs. I have heard from many lawyers that they simply will not use him because of the cost which is out of proportion to his peer assessors. His school of thought (psychoanalysis) is antiquated and out-dated and he is egotistical and manipulative. He will not treat his clients respectfully but rather from a platform of superiority. He clearly thinks he is better than you, despite the fact that we all go through struggles in life and I believe it is our duty to treat fellow human beings with compassion and dignity. He does not know how to build rapport making the whole process extremely unpleasant which it shouldn't have to be. I believe an assessor can still maintain rapport and interrogate, to obtain the information that he/she needs. I caution both men and women against this assessor.
There is a reason why Dr. Peter Sutton has all negative reviews. He truly does not know what he is doing. He only cares about taking your hard earned money and pretends to be an assessor. In reality he has no idea what he is doing. I have now had the opportunity to see 3 of his reports and they are almost identical!!! How is this possible when every family is different? This man needs to have his license revoked. He is a con artist and reminds me of Dr. Charles Smith who had his license revoked for obvious problems with his medical reports that got people thrown into jail. Dr. Sutton is no better since he is damaging the lives of children and families with his negligence and greed.
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