Donna L. Peters, Psy.D. Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Company: Donna Peters, Psy.D., PC
  • Phone: 303-594-7604
  • Fax: 720-5291557
  • Website: drdonnapeters.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Forensic Psychology and Psychology

Specialty Focus: Intimate Partner Violence (Domestic Violence),Rape and Sexual Assault, Adult Consequences of Childhood Sexual/Physical/Psychological Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Related Traumatic Sequelae, Complex Trauma and Complex PTSD, Campus Sexual Assault and Title IX

Education: Psy.D., University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology; M.A., University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology; M.Ed., University of Maryland; B.S., University of Maryland

Years in Practice: 20


Additional Information

In her forensic psychology practice, Dr. Peters conducts comprehensive forensic psychological evaluations, provides attorney consultations, and serves as an expert witness in the areas of intimate partner violence (domestic violence), adult survivors of childhood sexual/physical/psychological abuse, rape and sexual assault, child abuse, child pornography, alcohol and memory, emotional distress and traumatic stress disorders. Dr. Peters’ findings and opinions are objective as she consults in matters for both criminal defense and prosecution, as well as both plaintiff and defense in civil matters. Dr. Peters is frequently consulted on criminal, civil, military court martial, and Federal immigration cases involving the multiple and varied psychological and traumatic effects of the various types of interpersonal violence and traumatic experiences. Dr. Peters has 20 years of clinical/forensic experience with diverse populations in various settings to include: U.S. Navy/Marine Corps-Family Advocacy Program U.S. Army-Behavioral Health Denver VA Medical Center Heathright International, Human Right’s Clinic Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network Private Practice Kaiser Permanente Rape Assistance and Awareness Program Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center Dr. Peters has served as guest lecturer and provided trainings on topics to include domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, sexual assault, childhood sexual/physical abuse, working with torture and refugee populations, posttrauma sequelae and impact of victimization, combat related PTSD, and biology of trauma in settings to include: University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology University of Denver, International Disaster Program Military and Civilian law enforcement agencies University of Maryland, Graduate Program in Counseling Colorado Department of Corrections Planned Parenthood Rape Assistance and Awareness Program Numerous community groups