Faculty

Michael Armour, Ph.D.

Dr. Armour is a licensed Psychologist, a Certified Forensic Examiner and the Unit Director of the Forensic Pretrial Program. He completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Purdue University in 1984. He previously worked at Malcolm Bliss MHC and at St. Louis State Hospital on the Forensic Evaluation Service. His clinical interests include pretrial evaluations, reliability, and validity issues regarding diagnoses, and psychological assessment.

Tracey Fintel, Ph.D.

Dr. Fintel is a licensed psychologist and certified Health Service Provider, works with the Forensic Pretrial Program. She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Louisville and interned at the U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners. She previously worked with the Indiana Sex Offender Management and Monitoring Program. Her clinical interests include forensic evaluation and sex offender assessment and treatment.

Bridget Graham, Psy.D.

Dr. Graham is a Missouri licensed psychologist at MPC. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, interned at the St. Louis Psychology Internship Consortium, and completed her post-doctoral residency at MSOTC. Her clinical interests include sex offender treatment, Antisocial Personality Disorder, psychopathy, expert witness testimony, competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility evaluations.

Debra A. Luechtefeld, Psy.D.

Dr. Luechtefeld a Licensed Psychologist and certified Health Service Provider, is the Internship Coordinator for MPC. She received her doctorate from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology and has extensive experience working with severely mentally ill adults. She is the Chairperson of the Provision of Care Committee and a member of both the Quality Council and the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Consultation Team. Her clinical interests include Schizophrenia and schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, personality disorders and group psychotherapy.

Laura R. Tishey, Psy.D.

Dr. Tishey is a Missouri licensed psychologist and Health Service Provider. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, Illinois. She is the Chairperson of the Patient Rights Committee and the Team Leader for MPC’s Dialectical Behavior Therapy consultation team. Her clinical interests include ethics, personality disorders, substance abuse relapse prevention, neuropsychological assessment, and psychopharmacology. She is currently working on the forensic competency restoration unit.

Information regarding the St. Louis Psychology Internship Consortium can be accessed at www.umsl.edu/slpic.