Forensic Psychology Services
Evaluations, consultations, expert testimony, and therapeutic services in the areas of civil, criminal, juvenile, and family law.

In addition to conducting research and therapy with violent and sexual offenders throughout her graduate school experience, Dr. Michelle Peacock completed a forensic residency in 2016 and 2017 where she received specialized training in forensic evaluations including threat/risk assessment, high-conflict divorce cases, parenting coordination, and bullying.

Her areas of interest and specialized training also include trauma and PTSD, personality disorders including psychopathy and narcissism, malingering, personal injury, civil rights cases, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, and disability.


Forensic Evaluations Includes:
  • Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder including Complex Trauma
  • Personality Assessment including Psychopathy
  • Malingering or Falsification of Psychological Symptomatology
  • Personal Injury and Civil Cases
  • Disability including Workplace Disability
  • Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
  • Competency to Stand Trial
  • Criminal Competency and Responsibility
  • Violence Risk/Threat Assessment
  • Bullying
  • High-Conflict Divorce Cases
  • Parenting Coordination
Clinical Psychological Evaluations Include:
  • General Psychological Evaluations
  • Diagnostic Clarification
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Personality Assessment
Experience Forensic Psychology
We are committed to delivering objective, relevant, and thorough forensic mental health assessments. All of our forensic psychology services are conducted professionally, timely, and confidentially.
Attributes That Set Us Apart:
  • Critical thinking skills — The ability to organize and analyze information in a coherent and logical way.
  • Strong communication skills — The ability to clearly and concisely communicate information to assist the court to make decisions that have the potential to be life-altering for those involved.
  • The ability to conduct reliable, valid, and thorough evaluations that are consistent with best practices of relevant professional organizations.
  • Strong attention to detail while focusing on the legal questions that need to be addressed.
  • Always striving to maintain objectivity.
Published Articles and Presentations:

Dr. Michelle Peacock has conducted research and been published in academic journals addressing some of the most pressing psycho-legal issues including:

  • Author of articles in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Sexual Aggression, and Psychology, Crime & Law
  • Co-author of the chapter, Case Formulation in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy in the Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment
  • Co-author of the chapter, Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Adults with Mental Retardation in the Encyclopedia of Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Presented research at conferences including the American Psychology Law Society, World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, American Psychological Association, and the European Association of Psychology and Law.
Current Memberships and Affiliations:
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • APA Division 56: Trauma Psychology
  • American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS)
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
  • Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
  • Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP)
  • Connecticut Psychological Association (CPA), Forensic Division
  • National Association of Scholars (NAS)
  • Connecticut License #003726
  • Florida Telehealth Provider, Registration #580
  • Texas Licensed Psychologist #38800
  • PSYPACT APIT#13737

Dr. Michelle Peacock works directly with defense attorneys and/or prosecutors seeking consultation and evaluation. She cannot work directly with any parties of a civil or criminal case. If you are a party to these cases, please have your attorney contact us directly. Our forensic services are billed on an hourly basis for all related services. For non-forensic, clinical evaluations, rates will be determined based on each case; however, we do not participate with insurance.