Tracey Fintel, Ph.D.

Dr. Fintel is a Licensed Psychologist working in the Competency Restoration Program. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Louisville and interned at the Medical Center for Federal Prisoners, in Springfield, Missouri. Her post-doctoral residency was completed at the Indiana Sex Offender Management and Monitoring Program, focusing on assessment and risk-based treatment of sex offenders in a correctional institution. Her clinical interests include severe mental illness in forensic populations and psychological and forensic assessment.

Bridget Graham, Psy.D.

Dr. Graham is a Licensed Psychologist, Certified Forensic Examiner, and the Internship Coordinator at the Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center (MPC). She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, completed her internship within the St. Louis Psychology Internship Consortium, and completed her post-doctoral residency at the Sexual Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Center (SORTS). Dr. Graham is employed as a Certified Forensic Examiner in the Forensic Pretrial Program at MPC where she conducts court ordered evaluations of adjudicative competency, criminal responsibility, violence risk, and issues of conditional release. Her clinical interests include forensic evaluation and assessment, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, personality disorders, psychopathy, expert witness testimony, and clinical supervision.

Melanie Nichols, Ph.D.

Dr. Nichols is a Licensed Psychologist working in the Competency Restoration Program. She received her Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and interned at the St Louis Psychology Internship Consortium. Her post-doctoral residency was completed at Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center, focusing on emotional instability through a Dialectical Behavior Therapy framework. Her clinical interests include severe mental illness with an emphasis on personality disorders, trauma, and self-injury along with psychological assessment.

Rachael Springman, Ph.D.

Dr. Springman is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified Forensic Examiner and works with the Forensic Pretrial Program. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame, her M.A. in Forensic Psychology from the University of Denver, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Her internship was jointly sponsored by the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and the Federal Correctional Center in Butner, North Carolina. Her clinical interests include forensic evaluation, malingering, diagnostic accuracy, expert testimony, and report writing.

Timothy J. Wilson, Psy.D.

Dr. Wilson a licensed psychologist and Certified Forensic Examiner and works with the Forensic Pretrial Program. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Missouri – Columbia, his M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute. His internship was completed at Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo. He conducts pretrial evaluations for the court and will be conducting sexual predator commitment evaluations. His clinical interests include forensic evaluation, psychological testing, malingering, and diagnostic clarification.

More information: St. Louis Psychology Internship Consortium.