Jackie Grimmett, forensic psychology, Colorado Springs About-Me
Jackie Grimmett Psy.D, ABPP
  PO Box 63255, Colorado Springs, CO 80962    Call: 719-641-5131                 
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About Dr. Grimmett 
Dr. Grimmett currently serves as a member of the examination faculty for the American Board of Forensic Psychology and serves on the Board of Directors. She was previously on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Psychological Association and enjoys participating in activities that continue to enhance the standard of pracice in the field.

Dr. Grimmett typically completes her evaluations via secure video conference but conducts in-person assessments upon request and with adequate advance notice. Please contact her with your specific needs.
Dr. Grimmett is a licensed psychologist in Colorado and Hawai'i. She achieved American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) specialty board certification in Forensic Psychology, the award of which attests to her excellence in meeting the advanced education, training, and professional standing established by the specialty, as well as examination by peers in the specialty attesting to the demonstration of practice in the specialty.

She has received extensive training and experience in the assessment of competency to proceed and decisional capacity in older adults and has completed over 1000 forensic evaluations.  She has provided expert testimony in numerous jurisdictions across the state of Colorado for criminal and civil cases, and offers consultation to assist with difficult cases. 

Additionally, she has presented to various state and local agencies on a range of psycho-legal topics including: the role of a forensic psychologist in competency and sanity cases; psychological considerations for death penalty cases; a psychological perspective of capacity; and, navigating the psychological report in guardianship and capacity evaluations.

She embarked on her psychology career at the University of Greenwich in London, where she earned her Bachelor's degree in psychology.  She achieved a Master's degree in psychology and health at the University of Stirling before relocating to the United States.  After completing her Master's degree in counseling from Rhode Island College, she earned her Doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of the Rockies.   She completed 2000 hours of post-doctoral forensic training under the supervision of a board certified forensic psychologist at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo.  Dr. Grimmett has completed extensive continuing education in all areas of forensic psychology through the American Academy of Forensic Psychology and has undergone special training in assessing decisional capacity in older adults through Rush University Medical Center.  She has been practicing in the mental health field for over 20 years and has been providing services to numerous Southern Colorado families and agencies for over two decades.