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ALEXANDER MILLKEY, PSY.D.

 

Alexander Millkey co-owns Northwest Forensic Institute, LLC. Dr. Millkey is a licensed psychologist and certified forensic evaluator in Oregon. After graduating from Pacific University’s School of Professional Psychology Dr. Millkey completed his internship at Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison, Wisconsin before completing his postdoctoral residency at the Oregon Department of Corrections. In the Oregon Department of Corrections he coordinated mental health assessment in the male intake facility at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility. After he left the Oregon Department of Corrections he took a position as a consulting forensic psychologist at the Oregon State Hospital, where he conducted risk assessments and helped develop and implement the institution’s risk management architecture; he continues to work with the Oregon State Hospital conducting court-ordered evaluations. Dr. Millkey has presented at national and international conferences on a number of topics including assessment of malingering, forensic evaluation, assessment of defendants with intellectual disabilities, and risk assessment; in March 2018 he will be presenting at the American Psychology Law Society conference on gender bias in forensic evaluations. Dr. Millkey is faculty for the Oregon Forensic Evaluation Training Program, where he conducts trainings on report writing, assessment of response style, and evaluation of mental state at the time of the offense. Dr. Millkey serves on a Peer Review Panel for the Oregon Forensic Evaluator Certification Program, where he evaluates and provides feedback on the work samples of certified forensic evaluators. Dr. Millkey has served as a consultant to Central City Concern on issues of risk assessment and has conducted trainings for the Psychiatric Security Review Board on the use of short- to mid-term risk assessment instruments. In the criminal forensic domain Dr. Millkey conducts a variety of evaluations including fitness to proceed, criminal responsibility, mental state at the time of the incident, firesetting risk assessment, and violence risk assessment. Dr. Millkey does not conduct child custody or parental fitness evaluations. On a more personal note, when he is not working Dr. Millkey enjoys reading, cooking, outdoor activities, embarrassing his children, and serving as the co-chair of the Parent Teacher Association at his children’s school.
 
Email: alexander.millkey@nwforensic.org


 
Alexander Millkey, the co-founder of Northwest Forensic Institute, LLC, was obsessed with Sherlock Holmes books as a kid. Maybe that is a clue into his chosen career as a forensic psychologist. He grew up in Atlanta, where he was raised “loosely Jewish” by his Jewish mother and non-practicing Catholic father. His mother’s family has lived in Georgia for generations, and the extended family would celebrate the Jewish holidays together. The following Q&A has been edited for brevity and clarity.

Alexander Millkey, the co-founder of Northwest Forensic Institute, LLC, was obsessed with Sherlock Holmes books as a kid. Maybe that is a clue into his chosen career as a forensic psychologist.

He grew up in Atlanta, where he was raised “loosely Jewish” by his Jewish mother and non-practicing Catholic father. His mother’s family has lived in Georgia for generations, and the extended family would celebrate the Jewish holidays together.

The following Q&A has been edited for brevity and clarity.