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Abigail Tucker, Psy.D.

Abigail Tucker
Adjunct Professor Part-Time Faculty
malcolma@nova.edu

Education

  • Psy.D. Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S. Nova Southeastern University
  • B.A. Loyola College

Professional Interests

Abigail S. Tucker, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist in Denver, CO. She is a Clinical Director at Community Reach Center in Thornton Colorado; overseeing Psychological Services Department, Crisis Services, Jail Based Service, 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.  Dr. Tucker serves as Adjunct Faculty at Nova Southeastern University in both their College of Psychology and for the Institute for The Study of Human Service, Health, and Justice. Born and raised in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, Dr. Tucker completed her B.A. in psychology at Loyola College, Maryland, and her M.S. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Center for Psychological Studies, Nova Southeastern University.  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 and Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 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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