About Northwest Forensic Institute
Michelle Guyton is board-certified in forensic psychology and is a licensed psychologist in Oregon. She is the only female psychologist board certified in forensic psychology in Oregon. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Utah in 2005 under the mentorship of Stephen Golding, Ph.D., ABPP. In Oregon since then, Michelle completed residency training at the Oregon Department of Corrections. Dr. Guyton specializes in forensic and correctional psychology and conducts a variety of forensic evaluations including multiple types of competency, insanity, diminished capacity/mental state, mitigation/sentencing, risk assessment, personal injury, and fitness for duty.
In addition to her clinical work, she is an Associate Professor and Director of the Forensic Track in the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University in Hillsboro, Oregon. There, Dr. Guyton has conducted funded research on how inmates adjust to prison, psychopathy, and malingering. She and her students present and publish this work internationally. In 2012 she and her colleagues developed the curriculum and evaluation process for the state-mandated certification process of all forensic evaluators. She is the Director of this training and works closely with state agencies to this end.
Alexander Millkey, Psy.D.
Alexander Millkey is a licensed psychologist in the State of Oregon. He obtained his Psy.D. from Pacific University School of Professional Psychology and conducted his internship at the Mendota Mental Health Institute and the Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center in Madison, Wisconsin. In Oregon, he has worked with individuals in the Oregon State Hospital, the Oregon Department of Corrections, Developmental Disabilities Services, and the Christie School.
His practice consists of fitness to proceed evaluations, criminal responsibility evaluations, diminished capacity evaluations, risk assessment, and mitigation. Dr. Millkey has participated in research on the topics of substance abuse treatment in correctional settings, detection of malingering, and defendants with intellectual and developmental disabilities.