Deborah J. Veatch, M.A., M.S.

ABVE-Diplomate, CRC, LRC, CDMS, CCM, NCC, NCCC, MCC     

During her extensive career in the field of vocational rehabilitation/career counseling, ​Ms. Veatch has served in the public, private and education sectors.  She has worked in private practice, Veatch Occupational Consulting, LLC, since 1987 providing vocational rehabilitation, case management and vocational expert/forensic services.  Since 2004 Ms. Veatch’s practice has focused exclusively on forensic vocational appraisals and litigation consulting.   

Ms. Veatch’s educational background includes a Baccalaureate in Psychology from Suffolk University in Boston, a Master of Arts in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts, and a Master of Science in Career & Human Resource Development from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. 

Ms. Veatch’s professional certifications/license/designations include: 

   · Diplomate – American Board of Vocational Experts 

   · Certified Rehabilitation Counselor 

   · Licensed Rehabilitation Counselor  

   · Certified Disability Management Specialist 

   · Certified Case Manager 

   · Certified Rehabilitation Provider MA DIA/OEVR*

   · National Certified Counselor 

   · National Certified Career Counselor 

   · Master Career Counselor ​​​ 

Ms. Veatch’s professional affiliations include: 

   · American Board of Vocational Experts 

   · International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals 

   · National Rehabilitation Association 


Services available: 

   · Forensic Vocational Appraisal

   · Earning Capacity Assessment 

   · Litigation Consulting 

   · File Review   

Litigation experience: 

   · Personal Injury 

   · Matrimonial Dissolution  

   · Wrongful Termination  

   · Wrongful Death 

   · Employment Discrimination

   · Bankruptcy  

   · Workers Compensation 

   · Social Security Evaluations 

   · Long Term Disability Policy Disputes 

   · Maritime 

   · Adults and Children 

   · Varied Occupations   


   · Brain/Neurological Injury   

   · Spinal Cord Injury

   · Orthopedic Injury

   · Chronic Pain 

   · Hearing Impairment 

   · Soft Tissue Injury

   · Amputation 

   · Pre-existing/Chronic Conditions

Geographic areas served: 

   · New England 

   · New York 

   · Puerto Rico  

   · Other areas considered upon request

*Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents Office of Education and Vocational Rehabilitation