Dr Falkowski in LONDON
Psychiatry, including: • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Personal injury • Psychosis • Addictions • Psychiatric assessment • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead • Witness assessment • Mental disorders • Dangerousness • Mental Health Act reviews
Dr Bickle in NOTTINGHAM
Criminal & Parole Board • Fitness to plead • Fitness to be interviewed • Effective participation in legal proceedings • Insanity • Diminished responsibility • Loss of control • Duress • Risk assessment & dangerousness • Disposal • Mitigation • Prognosis • Effect of imprisonment on mental health • Parole recommendations • Violent offences • Sexual offences • Arson • Drugs offences • Committed to providing a speedy response to enquiries & timely opinion
Dr Mannan in DARTFORD
Psychiatric reports • Special interest in UK immigration cases • Fluent Arabic & knowledge of Arabic-speaking countries • Ability to consider subject's condition in context of country conditions • Prepared to undertake investigation as to underlying causes of trauma & matters relating to need for report • Assessment of mental capacity • Fitness to plead • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Negligence in mental health
Dr Oyewole in HARROW
Psychological trauma secondary to accident or work-related stress • Criminal cases with associated psychiatric illness • Mental Health Act work • Medical malpractice • Cases of competence in elderly individuals • Parent assessment for care proceedings
Mr Cousins in LEEDS
Psychological functioning: • Assessment of intellectual function, level of mental impairment, suggestibility, autistic traits • Forensic mental health: • All aspects of psychological assessment, including aggression, arson, self-injury • Preparation of reports for mental health review tribunal, local review board • Personality: • Impact of childhood abuse upon personality • Assessment of personality disorder, re-offence risk, mitigating factors, including homicide • Sexual offending: • Assessment & ...
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 ...
Dr Nimmagadda in NEWBURY
Registered with the GMC as a Specialist in Forensic Psychiatry • Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists • Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists • Member of Society of Expert Witnesses & Expert Witness Institute • Holder of LLM in Mental Health Law from the University of Northumbria & Master of Medical Science (MMedSci) in Clinical Psychiatry from the University of Leeds ...
Dr Hunt in CAMBRIDGE
Consultant in adult psychiatry, including responsibility for local secure unit • Experience as an expert in both civil & criminal proceedings related to psychiatric disorder, both reactions to injury & other mental illness • Trained as a single joint expert • Published on mood disorders, particularly manic depression • Book: Bipolar Disorder - Your Questions Answered • Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge • Member of Section 12 Approval Panel (Mental Health Act)
Dr Shmueli in LONDON
Since 1993 I have provided assessments & consultations on a variety of criminal & civil matters, including: • Assessments of personal injury following road traffic & industrial accidents • Adjustment disorder • Pain disorder • Assessments of neuropsychological functioning • Assessments of suggestibility & fitness to plead • All aspects of family law • Emphasis is given to presenting the complexities of the clinical situation with sufficient clarity so that it may be understood within a legal framework whilst ...
Mr Forrester in BY LAURENCEKIRK
My special interests are in forensic issues and diagnosis in autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger's syndrome. Working with people affected by ASD since 1991, working closely with forensic and other psychiatric services, social workers, solicitors and the court service since at least 2000. I receive referrals for assessment from various departments, typically considering diagnostic issues, risk, potential involvement of symptoms in criminal behaviour, and recommendation of supports ...
Dr Jenkins in CARDIFF
General adult psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Depression & mood disorders • Psychiatric aspects of medical & surgical conditions • Liaison psychiatry
Dr Lawson in HALIFAX
Mental Capacity Act 2005 & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard Assessments • Psychiatric assessments of people with learning disabilities, autism & Asperger's syndrome • Mental Health Act 1983-related assessments of mental disorders • Testamentary capacity & COP assessments • Section 12 approved MHA 1983 • Medical Member, North of England Panel for MHA 1983 Section 12 Approval Applications • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Dr Conning in SEVENOAKS
Assessment of adolescents & adults: criminal, family & civil proceedings & personal injury cases • Criminal work includes: assessment of intellectual & cognitive functioning, assessment of mental health problems, e.g. depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, phobias • Family court work includes: the assessment of cognitive/intellectual functioning, capacity, psychological functioning, attachment • Personal injury work includes: assessment of the psychological sequelae of traumatic events & ...
Dr Umoh in WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA
Assessment, diagnosis & management of mental disorders, including substance misuse disorders, mental disorders in civil & criminal proceedings, fitness to plead, advice on sentencing of mentally disordered offenders, assessment of offending risk • Post-traumatic stress disorder, other forms of psychological impacts of trauma • Negligence & the psychiatric consequences of it • Substance misuse • Employment advice, fitness to return to work, prognosis of impact of returning to work • Specialist ...
Dr Kurian in WOLVERHAMPTON
All aspects of general adult psychiatry, including forensic, alcohol dependence, drug addiction • Mental Health Act appeals • Psychiatric sequelae of injuries • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Stress-related psychiatric disorders
Dr Bekoe in SOUTHAMPTON
A Consultant Psychiatrist in general adult psychiatry • A special interest in drugs & alcohol misuse & dual diagnosis of mental health & addiction problems • Have trained & worked in psychiatric institutions & settings since 1993 • Competent & experienced in dealing with all matters involving adult mental health & substance misuse including: mentally disordered offenders, addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, fitness to drive • I deal with both criminal & civil cases
Dr Donner in LONDON
A Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health Professions Council and a Chartered Psychologist at the British Psychological Society • Areas of expertise include: • IQ & cognitive functioning • Psychometric evaluation • Suggestibility • Mental capacity • Forensic risk assessment • Diagnosis of autism & Asperger syndrome • Fitness to plead or stand trial • Specialist interest in providing expert witness testimony for cases involving adults with autism, Asperger's syndrome and/or learning disability
Dr Zapata in NEWMARKET
Trained in Oxford and London • General Adult Psychiatrist with over 15 years of experience in: PTSD, psychosis, mood and anxiety disorders, Court Diversion, LGBT and transcultural issues and personality disorders • As a medico-legal psychiatrist and expert witness, I have extensive experience in providing opinions to the Home Office, courts and tribunals on patients presenting with complex histories and presentations
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
Dr Blandford in CLACTON-ON-SEA
Adult psychological assessment for civil & criminal court proceedings: • Cognitive & intellectual functioning (e.g. IQ) • Daily adaptive/social functioning • Capacity & fitness to plead • Executive functioning (e.g. adaptive behaviour, abstract thinking, mental flexibility, problem solving, planning, inhibition & social behaviour) • Malingering • Memory • Suggestibility & compliance • Personality disorders & clinical syndromes • Dementing processes • Affective conditions (e.g. anxiety disorders, depression, PTSD)
Dr Mir in SHEFFIELD
Personal injury • Psychiatric consequences of road traffic accidents • Psychiatric consequences of work-related accidents • Work-related stress • Psychiatric aspects of stress • Psychiatric aspects of assault • Depression • Bipolar disorder • Anxiety • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Schizophrenia • Adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Perinatal psychiatry • Psychiatric disorders of pregnancy • Postnatal psychiatric disorders • Postnatal depression • Safeguarding children • Psychiatric aspects of childcare proceedings ...
Dr Kelly in SHEFFIELD
Any form of mental illness • Personality disorders • Alcohol misuse problems • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Capacity & competence • Medical litigation • Personal injury, psychological sequelae
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 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 Shapero in MARKET HARBOROUGH
Assessment of criminal responsibility • Assessment of fitness to plead • Assessment of psychiatric aspects of compensation • Assessment of causes & treatment of aggression • Assessment of sexual criminal behaviour • Assessment of fire-setting behaviour • Assessment of testamentary capacity • Assessment of psychiatric aspects of child custody cases • Mental Health Act • Assessment of homicide cases • Diminished responsibility • Assessment of insanity • Reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals • Reports in respect of claims ...
Dr Stein in HAYES
All adult general psychiatry 16-65 age group • Subspecialty: post-partum psychiatric disorders • Bonding difficulties • Adult psychiatric assessments of mothers in care proceedings with social services • Personal injury • Injury, somatization, road traffic accidents, PTSD, psychiatric negligence • Some forensic experience (not homicide) • Asylum seekers
Dr Pradhan in BIRMINGHAM
Psychopathology & psychiatric disorders • Trauma sequelae (psychiatry, including personal injury) • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Personality disorder • Criminal responsibility (psychiatric assessment) • Fitness to plead (psychiatric assessment) • Dangerous & risk assessment (psychiatric) • Crime victims (psychiatry) • Offender assessment (psychiatric) • Witness assessment & testamentary capacity • Criminal behaviour • Child & family cases (custody cases) • Psychiatric care & rehabilitating • Disability ...
Dr De in NOTTINGHAM
Psychiatry & psychiatric disorders • Elderly/old age psychiatry • Offender assessment • Psychiatric assessment • Testamentary capacity • Dangerousness & risk assessment • Mental Health Act & reviews
Dr Hicks in TETBURY
Psychiatric disorders • Anxiety disorders & depression • Trauma sequelae • Accident victims • Rape & sexual abuse • Assault victims • War veterans • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Bereavement • Torture victims • Personality disorders • Violence, self-harm & suicide • Psychoses • Criminal behaviour • Stress disorders • Psychiatric assessment • Offender assessment • Psychiatric care • Psychopathology • Personal injury • Schizophrenia • Mentally disordered offenders • Mental health • Occupational psychiatry
Dr Vaggers in MARKET DRAYTON
I have extensive experience of advising the court in relation to mentally disordered offenders and have acted as an expert in matters involving health & safety legislation and occupational health. I have advised in civil cases, including those involving personal injury. I have regularly given evidence before the Mental Health Tribunal during my consultant career and am now a medical member of this tribunal. I have studied law and practised in medical negligence. During my NHS career ...
Dr Sumners in LONDON
I am a general adult psychiatrist with a special interest in brain injury rehabilitation & experience of forensic work • My work as an expert witness is in the field of the psychiatric effects of personal injury, e.g. brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, & also in relation to clinical negligence & the assessment of capacity
Dr Di Lustro in MARKET HARBOROUGH
Psychiatric reports for persons detained in secure conditions • Gender-specific (especially female) psychiatric issues • Reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals • Mental Health Act 1983 assessments • Psychiatric reports in criminal & civil cases • Assessment of: fire-setting behaviour, homicide cases, insanity, fitness to plead, sexual offending, violent offending • Assessment for: claims for sexual abuse, child custody cases, testamentary capacity
Dr Dhar in LONDON
Harley Street medico-legal practice • Personal injury causation & quantum • Employment disability & discrimination • Negligence & duty of care • Mental capacity & testamentary capacity • Criminal mitigation & psychiatric defences • Immigration cases • Reports prepared within 2 weeks of instruction ...
Dr White in BIRMINGHAM
Liaison psychiatry • Eating disorders • Head injury • PTSD & related disorders • Medical negligence • General psychiatry • Employment issues • Psychiatric occupational health
Dr Thirumalai in MILTON KEYNES
I have been preparing & have extensive experience in preparing medico-legal reports for the CPS, solicitors, the probation service & tribunals. My areas of expertise include: • Criminal cases (murder, manslaughter, GBH, arson, sexual offending, theft, shoplifting, burglary, drug possession, harassment, criminal damage, ABH, assault) • Assessment of risk & dangerousness • Diagnosis clarification • Fitness to plead • PTSD • Trauma sequelae • Addiction & compulsions • Trauma assessment • Accident victims • Criminal ...
Dr Thompson in BRISTOL
I can assist with civil proceedings where these psychological issues are prominent: • Psychological trauma & PTSD associated with accident, injury, rape, traumatic childhood & other life events • Mental health • Adult survivors of abuse • Violence risk assessment • Suicidal risk & self-harm • Personality & psychopathology • Psychosis & dissociation • Mood disturbance, depression, anxiety & anger • Psychological assessment of adults & older adults • Please note that I work with adults only
Dr Allen in HIGH WYCOMBE
All matters pertaining to adult general psychiatry • Special interest in drug- & alcohol-related issues & those involving putative automatism • Experience in assessing perpetrators of sexual abuse • Regular involvement in the assessment of adults in family psychiatry • Regular involvement in the assessment & diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder
Professor Hirsch in WIMBLEDON
Please send all correspondence initially to Brenda Forster, Medical Secretary, via e-mail [email protected]
All aspects of general psychiatry • Expert determination in psychiatric matters • Expert in personal injury & injury due to stress & employment issues • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Psychiatry, wills • Psychiatry, incompetence • Schizophrenia • Medical injury • Insurance or insurability • Bipolar disorder • Clinical & medical negligence • Testamentary capacity • Competence for wills • ...
Dr Seneviratne in LONDON
Extensive experience of appearing at court & tribunals • Also instructed as a joint expert witness & assessor for insurance companies • Fields of expertise include: • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Personal injury • Psychosis • Addictive behaviour • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead • Witness assessment • Mental disorder • Dangerousness • Road traffic offences • Drink-drive offences • Mental Health Act reviews • Regularly instructed in civil & criminal cases
Dr Connell-Jones in NEWARK
Psychiatric disorders in adult offenders • Special interest in mentally disordered women • EMDR therapy for borderline personality disorder, learning disability & self-injury • Simple & complex post-traumatic stress disorder
Dr Moosa in BLACKBURN
Personal injury • Medical negligence • Family courts proceedings • Criminal & forensic reports • PTSD • Occupational health • Adult ADHD • Drugs & alcohol • Sexual abuse • Personality disorders • Mood disorders & psychoses • I have admitting privileges at the Priory Hospital, Preston • I am the Lead Consultant for the Priory Day Care Services
Dr Sembi in LONDON
1. Clinical neuropsychology • Assessment & diagnoses of brain functioning following head injury, post-concussive state, dementia & other neurological disorders 2. Psychometric testing (learning disability, general adult & older adult populations), including: assessment of intelligence (IQ), memory testing & other cognitive functioning 3. Neurorehabilitation following brain injury & other neurological conditions 4. Psychiatric diagnoses, in particular ...
Dr Proctor in TARPORLEY
Independent evaluation of psychological & psychiatric problems, including criminal cases • Reviews of Mental Health Act detentions • Family law • Personal injury
Dr Palazidou in LONDON
General adult psychiatry • All kinds of mental disorder • Experienced in psychopharmacology • Drugs used in the treatment of mental disorder • Mood disorders • Manic depressive illness • Bipolar mood disorder & depression • Somali mental health • Psychosocial effects of Khat use • Medical negligence & personal injury ...
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
Mr Thorpe in ORMSKIRK
30 years of experience & research into the management of aggressive & challenging behaviour • Specialist advisor to NHS & many authorities/trusts on C/R training, both nationally & internationally ...
Mr Marc Hekster, MPsych BPS CPsychol AFBPsS MSAP in email contact only
Insight London offers high quality, professional and expert medico-legal assessments and reports from a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Chartered with the British Psychological Society and registered with HCPC. We can provide expert reports for areas including the following: • Civil & personal injury • Employment stress • Personality assessment & medical negligence assessments ...
Dr Hill in SUNDERLAND
An independent clinical & forensic psychologist with over 18 years' experience in the assessment & treatment of mental health issues & in relation to offending & risk assessment ...
Dr Davidsson in SOUTHEND-ON-SEA
I provide psychiatric reports in criminal & civil matters, as well as serve as an expert witness • I have a special interest in transcultural psychiatry (including Refugee Mental Health), PTSD (including road traffic accidents) as well as in criminal matters (10 years' experience from Criminal Justice Mental Health Team) • I am able to perform consultations in English, Danish, Swedish & German • I have more than 25 years' experience in a senior position (including management) & I feel confident within most ...
Dr Dowd in NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Risk assessment in civil/family & criminal cases, including: • Risk of violence (domestic & towards children) • Sex offender risk assessment • Anger control • Recidivism risk • Criminal responsibility • Personality disorder in forensic settings • Assessment of parents in all aspects of child protection • Family assessments • Cognitive ability • Suggestibility & compliance in people with learning disability • Assessment of suggestibility in police interviews • Anxiety, depression, phobias & other psychological problems • ...
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 Nabavi in BIRMINGHAM
I have been providing medico-legal reports for over 10 years across most areas of law and have completed several hundred reports. Cases include victims of childhood abuse with significant psychiatric injuries, e.g. PTSD, anxiety and depression, as being predisposed by emotional, sexual and physical abuse and trauma. Personal injury cases involving road traffic accident and clinical negligence. In addition, I have provided a large number of reports in criminal cases ranging from risk assessments ...
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 Orner in LINCOLN
Expert assessment & therapy services for survivors of traumatic experiences, including PTSD • Consultancy & supervision in respect of the above, especially for early intervention services seeking to prevent longer term complications • Extensive experience of work with emergency services • Psychotherapy • Special interest in prevention, evaluation & treatment of trauma reactions evoked in maritime settings, shipping, diving, offshore, fishing, ports, etc. • Anxiety • Depression • OCD • Sexual dysfunction
Dr Wylie in GLASGOW
Psychiatric issues in adults as they pertain to civil, criminal & employment legal cases. This includes issues relating to the psychiatric effects of trauma, accidents & injury facilitating the determination of quantum. Where required, critically reviewing other psychiatric opinions. Providing opinion on the relation of psychiatric disorder to behaviour, including that of a criminal nature. Providing expert opinion on psychiatric illness & employment law matters such as disability.
Dr Bird in LONDON
Dr Bird is a Consultant Psychiatrist who trained with the Inns of Court Law School and is accredited as an expert witness with the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He has provided expert opinion in over 300 cases, about 55% being commissioned by plaintiffs and 45% by defendants. He has higher qualifications in internal medicine as well as psychiatry, and for 3 years was a Visiting Professor in the USA. As a specialist in Liaison Psychiatry working closely with physicians and surgeons, he has ...
Dr Bisbey in LONDON
Risk assessment (abuse, sexual abuse) in child care cases • Parenting assessment • Assessment of children & adults for Family Court • All psychological assessment includes extensive psychometric testing • Assessment of post-traumatic stress disorder in civil & criminal cases • Jointly instructed in 80% of cases • Experience giving oral evidence in civil, criminal & family courts • Thorough reports, assessing malingering & quick turn-around are specialities • Mediation in family & civil cases
Dr Horsford in LONDON
Neuropsychological assessments • Parenting assessments • Assessment of cognitive & intellectual abilities • Sexual abuse & risk assessments • Mental health & mental capacity assessments • Disability assessments • Drug use & addiction • Occupational stress & depression • Offender assessment & fitness to plead • Performance & fitness to work assessments • Equality, diversity & human rights • Recruitment & selection • Children Act • Employment Tribunals • Unfair dismissal • Expertise working with black & minority ethnic communities ...
Mr O'Neill in GLASGOW
Psychological factors following accident, assault & injury with a view to establishing whether post-traumatic stress disorder or other psychological disorder may be present • Would include psychological effects of stress in the workplace, psychological effects of negligence (medical, employers, etc.) & also assessment of an individual's capacity to re-engage in work, activity, etc., following trauma or injury • I specialise with adults & would not consult in cases where children have been traumatised
Dr Orr in TOTNES
General psychiatric problems (adult ages 16-65) • PTSD • Several years' experience in dealing with patients traumatised following road traffic accidents • Medical negligence (psychological effects of)
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