Mr. Mitchell is a graduate of Mt. St. Mary's University with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. In 1985 he achieved Facility Security Officer Certification from the Department of Defense, as well as numerous certifications in security education. In 1978 Mitchell became certified as a P.S.E. (Psychological Stress Evaluator – Voice Stress) examiner in lie detection through Dektor Counterintelligence of Springfield, Virginia.
Since 1987 Mr. Mitchell has been licensed in the state of New York and has traveled extensively throughout the United States on assignments; in addition to practicing within New York, he has practiced in Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. He is currently licensed in the state of South Carolina.
Mitchell earned the rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America at age 14, and he continues to hold dear those values and skills learned in his youth. In every case he strives to uncover truth, counsels clients and helps to bring closure to those among the thousands in the midst of the crisis of adultery. His investigative work and courtroom testimonies have led to countless favorable legal decisions and out-of-court settlements.
Mr. Mitchell is a member of Associated Licensed Detectives of New York State, Inc. and of the National Association of Investigative Specialists. He is currently working on several new books stemming from case assignments and associations with government agencies. Since the release of his book, Adultery-Facing Its Reality, Mr. Mitchell has been referred to as "the Dr. Phil of private detectives.” His latest new release “The More You Know – Getting the evidence and support you need to investigate a troubled relationship” was published December 2004.