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Abigail S. Tucker, Psy.D.

Adjunct Professor
Department of Justice and Human Services
(720) 219-1250
malcolma@nova.edu

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Abigail S. Tucker, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist in Denver, Colorado. She is the Senior Manager at Community Reach Center in Thornton, Colorado, overseeing the Psychological Services Department, Community Recovery Team, and Justice, Accountability & Recovery Program. In her current position she works directly with psychologists practicing in the field of community mental health, psychological evaluators, a jail-based behavioral health program, an outpatient forensics program, a juvenile justice program, and the Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) program for local law enforcement. After completing her internship at the Community Reach Center, Denver, CO, she relocated to the East Coast and completed her post-doctoral training at Eastern Shores Psychological Services as the Director of Forensics.

She is an Editorial Board Member to the Journal of Family Violence, she has published over 10 journal articles, book chapters, and has presented over 50 times on the role of community mental health in forensics, critical incident stress debriefing models, and other police issues. Dr. Tucker currently serves on her local Community Corrections Board, the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council Criminal Justice Workgroup, and is an active member of APA’s Division 18. The focus of her ongoing research and practice includes forensics, community mental health, and emergency services mental health.

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