Position title: Faculty Associate, Psychology
Patricia Coffey is a Forensic Psychologist and UW-Madison Psych Department Faculty Associate. She has undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Ibero-American Studies from the UW-Madison and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Vermont. She has been in private practice in Madison for over 20 years providing treatment and forensic evaluation services. In addition to private practice, she also worked half-time for Mendota Mental Health Institute and the Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center for 9 years. In 2014 she started working full time in the UW-Psych Department teaching The Criminal Mind: A Forensic and Psychobiological Perspective, Introductory Psychology, and Service Learning courses. She also trains and supervises a Ph.D. student in forensic assessment.