Tracy graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 1995 with a BSc in Psychology and went on to complete a Masters qualification in Criminal Justice Studies. Following this, Tracy gained employment in HM Prison Service as a Forensic Psychologist in training in 1998.
Tracy remained working with HMPS and high security prisons for the following 14 years. During this time, she achieved her Chartership status with the British Psychological Society, Within her roles in HMPS, Tracy developed knowledge and skills base within the assessment and treatment of violent and sexual offenders, including being the treatment manager of the Cognitive Self Change Programme (CSCP) for high risk violent offenders.
Since 2014, Tracy has worked within a number of services, including taking the role as clinical lead in a Psychologically Informed Planned Environment (PIPE) service. Currently, Tracy works within a medium secure hospital, providing consultancy to a range of services, including a personality disorder service, and an Autism service. As such, Tracy is experienced in a number of assessments around personality disorder and autism diagnosis. Tracy has also worked with both male and female patients within mental health settings.
In addition to the above, Tracy is member of the Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS), working with Forensic Psychologists in Training to achieve qualification.