Trica L. Peterson, Ph.D., ABPP is a Board Certified Forensic Psychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology. She received her undergraduate training in psychology at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. After several years of working with children and youth in residential treatment, Dr. Peterson returned to school and received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB).
Throughout her doctoral training and subsequent experience, Dr. Peterson has worked with adolescents and adults in inpatient, outpatient, and forensic settings, providing individual and group therapy services as well as evaluation services. She has counseled and evaluated clients with varying ethnicities, ages, abilities, sexual orientations, diagnoses, educational levels, financial means, and goals.
She is an experienced expert witness, working closely with the NYS Office of the Attorney General, NYS Mental Hygiene Legal Services, local District Attorney's offices, and private defense attorneys throughout New York and Pennsylvania.