Teresa Lisbon The Mentalist
a Senior Special Agent with the CBI and leader of the team Patrick is part of. Though Patrick often annoys her with his unusual behavior and going behind her back, she views him as a valuable member of the team and will almost always back him up. Her mother was killed in a drunk driving accident, leaving her care for her brothers and her alcoholic father. She is the only member of the team Patrick trusts with details of his past and they work well together, though his attitude often causes trouble for her.