Mr Calvin Bell MEd PgCVH PgDipCYW in SALTASH
Ahimsa (Safer Families) Ltd is an independent agency providing risk assessments and specialist treatment programmes for parents where domestic violence or child sexual abuse is the primary child protection concern. Domestic violence • Parents' ability to protect • Child sexual abuse • Child physical abuse ...
Dr Vaidya in SHEFFIELD
Medico-legal assessments of children & young people & their families in public law (care proceedings - Single Joint Expert) & private law (contact & residence) • Advice to Social Services & courts on placement, residential & fostering • Advice on therapeutic input for successful placement • Youth offending: assessment for ADHD, autism, dangerousness, fitness to plead • Risk assessment, presence of mental disorder & pre-sentencing assessments • Personal injury in children & adolescents
Dr Thomas in MANCHESTER
I am a Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital and have worked in this speciality for more than 20 years. My areas of expertise include children and young people (birth to age 18 years) with gastrointestinal or digestive disorders, including: inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis & Crohn's disease), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastroenteritis, food poisoning, intestinal failure, short bowel syndrome (short gut), malnutrition, failure ...
Mr Baird in CRAWFORD
General urology • Paediatric urology • Adolescent urology • Reconstructive urology • My general urological practice is core & endourological work • I also provide reconstructive urology in both adults & adolescents, with some of my weekly clinical sessions undertaken at the regional children's hospital
Mr Hughes in ST HELENS
Children • Adults • Intellectual ability • Functional skills • Literacy • Communication • Police interview • Need for appropriate adult • Understanding of interview caution • Understanding of documents & forms • Readability of documents • Fitness to plead • Capacity to instruct/participate • Special measures in Court • Need for intermediary • Vulnerable witness • Suggestibility • Compliance • Learning difficulty • Disability • Specific learning difficulties • Dyslexia • Dyspraxia • ADHD • Attention difficulties • Hyperactivity • Autism • Asperger ...
Mr Nicholas in LONDON
General gynaecology: • Colposcopy • Urogynaecology • Menopause & endocrinology • Gynaecological surgery • Complications in gynaecological surgery • General obstetrics: • High-risk obstetrics • Caesarean section • Complicated deliveries • Complications arising from poor antenatal care or poor intrapartum care
Dr Stanhope in LONDON
I have been a paediatric endocrinologist for the past 30 years. I have a particular interest in adolescent endocrinology, abnormalities of pubertal development & growth. I have a particular interest in both precocious & delayed puberty & the onset of fertility. My research interest covers most areas of paediatric endocrinology. I have a particular interest in psychosocial short stature & associated child abuse. I have had numerous scientific publications on this subject in the medical literature.
Dr Maratos in LONDON
Matters involving children or adolescents & families, including parental issues • Also, matters involving families & local authorities • Accidents & trauma (PTSD)
Dr Markos in email contact only
• Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians • Fellow of the European Conjoint Committee for Sexual Medicine • Certificate & Diploma in Medical Education • Diploma in Health Care Managment ...
Ms Houston in LONDON
I am an experienced senior midwife and nurse who has worked for 30 years in the NHS and in higher education. I have worked many years as a Head of Midwifery in acute trusts in London and the Home Counties. I have continued to work as a clinical midwife. I have passed the Bond Solon Cardiff University Expert Witness course and have attained the certificate of achievement. All aspects of midwifery care, including: • Pregnancy • Labour • Birth & birth-related injury or trauma, including shoulder ...
Dr Prelevic in LONDON
Reproductive Endocrinology Menstrual irregularities • Premenstrual syndrome • Polycystic ovary syndrome • Menopause & premature menopause • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) • Eating disorders & menstruation • Anorexia nervosa ...
Mr Richard Curen PhD MACP MA DipPsy MA MSc in LONDON
Risk analysis & risk assessment of adolescents & adults with learning disabilities (LD) or Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) around sexual/domestic abuse, arson, violence • Investigative assessments of children & adults with LD or ASD where sexual abuse is suspected but not known • Parenting assessments of parents with LD or ASD in proceedings or in danger of having their children removed • Treatment for offenders with LD or ASD • Treatment for child & adult victims of abuse or other trauma
Mrs Martin-Alam in RICHMOND
Intellectual assessment of children & adults • Developmental & personality assessment • Assessment of emotional disturbance • Assessment of child abuse: physical, sexual, emotional • Assessing witness reliability & fitness to plead • Analysis of verbal, written & video evidence • Mental handicap • Crime & delinquency • Family assessment
Dr Benians in LONDON
Child psychiatry • Adolescent psychiatry • Family psychiatry • Contact & access disputes • Child residence issues • Adoption disputes • Child abuse • Personal injury, psychological impact on children & adolescents • Immigration proceedings, psychological impact on children & adolescents • Care proceedings • Child care proceedings • 'Looked after' children • Open adoption • Contact after adoption • Post-adoption contact • Historical abuse • Historical sexual abuse • Medical negligence
Dr Kennedy in LONDON
Family law • Well-known expert dealing with difficult family cases: private law (contact & residence) & public law (care & carers) • Author of Child Abuse, Psychology & the Law (1997) • Author of Psychotherapists as Expert Witnesses; families at breaking point (2005) • Author of articles in Family Law (September 2001, November 2002, May 2006, May 2010, November 2013) • Extensive experience of compensation cases on panel for Savile cases ...
Ms Williams in NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
I am a Registered and Chartered Forensic Psychologist who offers a range of psychological assessment and treatment for adults and children. I have extensive experience in expert reports covering all aspects of forensic psychological assessment, including violence, sex, fire and acquisitive offending, in both adults and children. Examples include: • Sexual and violent offences • Adolescent offending • Mental Health Review Tribunals • Parole board hearings • Forensic neuropsychological assessments • Suggestibility • ...
Dr Papaioannou in BIRMINGHAM
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist for 10 years at Heartlands Hospital with an annual birth rate of 7500 • Extensive experience in all aspects of general obstetrics & gynaecology • Author of 40 scientific papers & three chapters • Clinical Director for Theatres & Day Surgery • Practising Associate of the Academy of Experts • Included in the Action for Victims of Medical Accidents database • Completed Expert Witness Certificate by Bond Solon/University of Cardiff
Mrs Birnbaum in LONDON
Assessment of children & young people (3-25 years) with learning, emotional & behavioural difficulties • Trained in dynamic assessment (Feuerstein), which explores the learning potential of every child (helpful in cases where standardised testing is unsuccessful) • Preparation of detailed reports for family courts & appeals against Local Education Authority Education Act decisions • Submission of oral evidence • High court & tribunal experience • Experience as a single joint expert
Mrs Whitworth in ALTRINCHAM
All aspects of adult nutrition & dietetics, with special knowledge of enteral & parenteral feeding • Nutritional requirements • Diet & bariatric surgery • Diet & gastrointestinal surgery • Therapeutic diets, e.g. diabetes, coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, dysphagia
Dr Ahmad in BLACKBURN
Personal injury • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Attachment & care proceedings • Access & custody issues • Parenting & family assessment • Assessment of juvenile offenders • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead • Risk assessments • Mental disorder: psychiatric assessment of children & adolescents up to the age of 20
Dr Birch in BROMLEY
I am very experienced in working with young people & families, particularly in child neglect & protection, family disturbance, substance abuse & domestic violence. I am a leading authority on adolescence, teenage pregnancy & early parenting, & I have worked with psychopathic personalities & a variety of disorders such as borderline personalities, learning disabilities & with children in situations of physical, emotional & sexual abuse, as well as factitious illness (Munchausen)-type syndromes & ...
Professor Hughes in CAMBRIDGE
Growth disorders in children • Disorders of puberty • Disorders of sex development • Genetics of endocrine disorders: childhood • General endocrine problems of childhood • Adrenal disorders
Mr Herring in ASHBOURNE
Expert risk assessment of: • Convicted or alleged sexual abusers • Perpetrators of domestic violence • Men who have engaged in stalking behaviours • Non-abusing partners' abilities to protect any children from the potential harm caused by sexual or domestic abuse • Personality assessment • Psychopathy ...
Dr Cullen in GODALMING
Personal injury: • PTSD • Depression • Chronic pain & medically unexplained symptoms • Exacerbation of pre-existing mental illness • Traumatic brain injury • Criminal: • Fitness to plead • Mens rea assessments • Juvenile offending • Drug & alcohol assessments • CICA assessments • Family: • Parental mental health assessments • Personality disorders • Drug & alcohol assessments • Employment: • Disability & discrimination • Disciplinary proceedings • Assessments for work • Housing: • Disability & vulnerability ...
Dr Meina in BANBURY
Criminal expert witness • Assessment of violence risk • Substance missuse assessment • Sexual offending assessment & treatment • Assessment & treatment of personality disorder • Assessment & treatment of mental health • Assessment of ADHD • Assessment of autism spectrum conditions • Assessment of cognitive functioning & IQ • Assessment & treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder • Assessment of non-binary gender presentations • Assessment of dementia • Assessment of children & young people charged with grave crime
Dr Halari in TWICKENHAM
Family work • Disability • Psychometric testing • Autistic spectrum disorder - diagnostic assessment • Personality • Asperger's disorder - diagnostic assessment • ADHD • Neuropsychological assessments - brain injury • RTAs, ADHD & PTSD • Criminal law • Immigration • Personal injury • Capacity • Negligence • All the above with adolescents, adults & older adults • Dr Halari is an Honorary Lecturer at Kings College, University of London
Dr Wright in LONDON
Mental health & family • Parenting & the child • Child protection & psychology of the family • Psychological treatment for accident victims • PTSD & treatment • Stress, anxiety, depression - causes & treatment
Dr McNally in LEICESTER
Consultant Physician in diabetes & endocrinology at Leicester Royal Infirmary • All aspects of diabetes, hypoglycaemia & complications • Endocrine disorders • General medical conditions
Mrs McConville in COLCHESTER
Midwifery care in labour ward/delivery suite • Intrapartum care, including CTG traces • Antenatal care • Postnatal care • Midwifery-led care • Postgraduate Diplomas in Advanced Midwifery Practice & Research Methodology & Philosophy
Dr Edward in EDINBURGH
I am a practising Chartered Clinical Psychologist offering assessment and therapeutic intervention to children and adolescents. I have expert witness experience specifically in relation to children and adolescents. Prior cases have concerned child development, custody, contact, abuse (including sexual abuse), trauma (including RTA) and adoption. Cases involving adults relating to specific issues of trauma or sexual violence may also be considered.
Mrs Smith in SLOUGH
Fingerprint Expert with more than 26 years' experience, having conducted thousands of fingerprint comparisons and examined crime scene and fingerprint evidence in numerous cases, with offences ranging from burglary, fraud, immigration matters and theft to arson, rape, terrorism and murder. Has also attended Crown Courts, Magistrates' Courts and Youth Courts to give expert advice and testimony on many occasions. Work includes: ...
Professor Stein in AYLESBURY
Medico-legal report writing (family, civil, crime) • Divorce & separation • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Medical negligence • Children & adolescents with neuro-developmental processing problems • Children & adolescents who are not fulfilling their potential • Child & adolescent mental health • Family problems & family mediation • Child development • Children & adolescents with educational problems • Care proceedings • Mediation with schools • Medico-legal mediation • Removal from the jurisdiction
Dr Kelly in NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Acquired & developmental neuropsychological disorders of childhood, including neonatal injuries, specifically potentially medical negligence issues, & traumatic brain injury • Acquired neuropsychological disorders in adults, including traumatic brain injuries & injuries resulting from potential medical negligence
Mr Hannah in LEYBURN
The care and welfare of young people with socialisation, behavioural and emotional problems
Professor O'Donovan in BINGLEY
Family planning & female sterilisation • Abnormal smear & management • Surgical complications in gynaecology • Gynaecological operations • Endoscopic surgery in gynaecology • Gynaecological disease • Hormone replacement therapy ...
Dr Osunsanmi in CHELTENHAM
Child, adolescent & family psychiatry • Autism spectrum disorders • Psychopharmacology • Family & attachments • Fitness to plead • ADHD • Aggression & criminality - adolescent
Mr Flatman in FAVERSHAM
Family assessments • Child care • Quality of parenting • Attachments within families • General family matters • Psychometric cognitive assessments • Assessments of learning difficulties • Child, adult & family • Clinics in Maidstone & Faversham
Dr Baehr in LONDON
Neuropsychological assessment, diagnoses, treatment and rehabilitation of cognitive functioning following brain injury • Psychometric testing and assessment of intelligence (IQ), memory, executive skills and emotional and behavioural functioning • Medico-legal assessment of PTSD, adjustment disorders, depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders following injury ...
Dr King in PADDOCK WOOD
Dr King specialises both in assessments of adults & children in the context of family proceedings & private law disputes, along with forensic issues (risk assessment, parole board reports, pre-sentencing reports, psychopathy assessments, veracity of evidence, fitness to plead & culpability). She also undertakes personal injury work. Recent instructions have encompassed: ...
Mr Brennan in LIVERPOOL
I am a specialist in managing conflict, violence, stress & mediation • Areas of expertise are: • Violence in the workplace • Restraint & deprivation of liberty safeguards • Risk assessment • Bullying & harassment in the workplace • Managing challenging behaviour with older people • Psychological first aid • Lone working • I have delivered more than 4,000 days of training throughout the UK & Europe • I have written more than 40 articles, papers & chapters
Mr Fayyad in LUTON
Gynaecological surgery • Urogynaecology • Urinary incontinence treatment in women • Vaginal prolapse treatment in women • Laparoscopic gynaecological surgery • Pelvic floor trauma • Third & fourth degree obstetrics anal sphincter injury • Hysterectomy • Endometriosis • Pelvic pain • Vaginal surgery
Mr Lomas in SEVENOAKS
Impact of educational provision on life chances, employability & education • Impact of medical treatment on life chances, employability & education • Impact of head injury on life chances, employability & education • Special Educational Needs, including 'failure to educate' • Bullying (child & adult) • Child & adult learning difficulties
Professor Lucas in SOMERSHAM
Childhood nutrition & growth • Effect of nutrition & growth on long-term health & development • Neonatal hypoglycaemia & its long-term adverse effects • Nutritional aspects of child abuse • Research on infant, child & adolescent nutrition (over 400 scientific articles & books) • Impact of nutrition & metabolism on the brain • Nutrition & bone health • Nutrition & cardiovascular health • Nutrition & diabetes • Prematurity • Obesity • Vitamins • Malnutrition & starvation • Child care & welfare
Dr Blyth in BIRMINGHAM
Adoption • Asylum seekers • Attachment • Child abuse (all types) • Chronic & enduring childhood illness • Cognitive assessments • Contact disputes • Child development • Domestic violence • Foster placements • Gender identity disorder • Learning disabilities • Mental capacity • Mental health • Multicultural & multiracial families • Non-accidental injuries & child death • Parents in prison • Risk behaviours (injury to self & others) • Sexual abuse • Sexualised behaviour • Sibling relationships • Substance abuse • Trauma • Implacable hostility
Dr Gardner in BRISTOL
Child & adult assessment • Head injury • Neuropsychological evaluation • Accident claims • Children Act 1989 work • Adopting & fostering • Learning difficulties & dyslexia • Child mental health • Adolescent mental health • 1981 & 1993 Education Act work • Post-traumatic stress disorder ...
Dr Boyle in GLASGOW
Contact • Residence • Children's panel • Education • Criminal (adolescence & adults) • Reparation • Learning difficulties, including adults • Child abuse • Fostering & adoption • Child & adolescent psychology • Immigration appeals ...
Dr I'Anson in CHESTER
Clinical psychology as it applies to the following areas: • Child development & parenting • Family dynamics & attachment issues • Trauma & dissociation • Adolescent self-harm • Criminality & offending • As such, I am able to accept instructions for family law work, criminal, personal injury & private law cases
Dr Cullen in LONDON
Special educational needs • Educational tribunals • Teacher practice & support for learning, adult & child • Educational psychology • Fitness to practise work
Dr Thorley in LEICESTER
Assessment & diagnosis of children, adolescents & young adults • Treatment of mental health problems • Expertise in the effects of personal injury & medical negligence • Neuropsychological assessment of brain injuries in children • Consultations also offered at the Fitzwilliam Hospital, Peterborough
Ms Caffrey in PENRITH
Police & prison custody & use of police powers • Management of challenging behaviour in vulnerable people in the education or care sector I was a police officer for 24 years specialising in custody and the use of force from 1996 to 2013. I was awarded the British Excellence Award in 2012 for my contribution to policing, including my work for The Safer Detention and Handling of Persons in Police Custody. I now deliver training and consultancy to over 200 schools for the management of ...
Dr Blud in LONDON
Competent in the assessment of violence, including domestic violence & risk of sexual violence; personality disorder, including psychopathy • 8 years' experience as a psychologist member of the Parole Board for England & Wales, contributing to release decisions & advising non-specialist colleagues on risk of reconviction & risk of harm in high-risk violent & sexual offenders • Expertise in advising on treatment & rehabilitation options • Certification in the use of PCL-R, HCR20, SARA, RSVP, IPDE & IQ ...
Dr McIntee in CHESTER
As a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, I lead a team of psychologists & psychotherapists who provide specialist assessment & expert witness work within their own area of expertise. We provide assessment & therapeutic intervention with a wide variety of cases nationwide. ...