Celine Crespi-Hunt, Psy.D., CJCC I and II


Celine Crespi-Hunt is a clinical and forensic psychologist who earned her Doctorate of Psychology at Pepperdine University and has been conducting forensic evaluations of children and families in Massachusetts since 2013.  She has been a licensed psychologist in Massachusetts since 2015 and a Certified Juvenile Court Clinician Level I and II since 2017. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Pacific Clinics, a large community mental health agency in southern California. Her post-doctoral fellowship was at the Massachusetts General Hospital Juvenile Court Consultation Program, where she began her work in Juvenile Court Clinics. Dr. Crespi-Hunt previously worked as a court clinician in the Juvenile Court Clinics in Suffolk and Norfolk Counties. She also served as the Co-Director of Training for the William James College Juvenile Court Clinics Operations. In addition to her work in the Juvenile Court Clinics, Dr. Crespi-Hunt has experience providing consultation to attorneys and completing forensic evaluations, including attachment/bonding, parenting, school risk, and mental health evaluations, in a private practice setting, where she gained experience in expert witness testimony. She joined ACS in 2023 at the Middlesex County Juvenile Court Clinic.  Dr. Crespi-Hunt’s areas of expertise and clinical and scholarly interests include juvenile forensic psychology; child and adolescent mental health; protective factors for court involved youth and families; clinical interventions with children, adolescents, and families; evaluations with individuals who have cognitive limitations, particularly in relation to parenting evaluations and juvenile competence to stand trial; and trauma-informed treatment.