Dr. Colby Mills, PhD, Lead Psychologist

Dr. Mills is a clinical and public safety psychologist specializing in treatment of First Responders and Military veterans. He combines evidence-based treatment techniques such as Prolonged Exposure (PE) with a straightforward, collaborative style. Before joining Forge Health, Dr. Mills spent a decade as a police psychologist with the Fairfax County Police Department. Prior to that, he spent six years assessing and managing crisis situations as part of a mobile emergency response team. Colby is part of the team behind the National Wellness Survey, which examines psychological wellness in First Responders. He has provided training and consultation to individuals and agencies at local and Federal levels. Colby's professional interests include trauma, neuropsychology, and improving awareness of First Responder culture.