Dr Andrew Derry, Clinical Psychologist in BRIGHTON
We are a national team of expert witness clinical forensic, educational & counselling psychologists & neuropsychologists working in the family, criminal & civil courts • Parental risk assessment & family functioning • Attachment-based assessments of parents & children • Forensic risk assessments of offenders for the criminal courts & parole boards • Assessments in cases of non-accidental injury • Assessment & treatment in cases of personal injury, work-related injury & clinical negligence • Assessment & ...
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.
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 ...
Dr Sakhuja in CARDIFF
Medico-legal work 1. Personal injury - all aspects of personal injury 2. Medical negligence 3. Psychiatric consequences of medical negligence 4. Family law 5. Drug & alcohol testing 6. Hair analysis for family courts Treatments for addictions & psychiatric illness Tier 1 APIL Expert • CUBS Expert Witness Certificate • Certificate of Medical Reporting - 1
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 & ...
Dr Trent in BIRMINGHAM
Risk assessment in child care cases • Intellectual & personality profiles of individuals • Suggestibility & compliance • Sex offender assessment • Pre-sentencing & probation reports • Personal injury assessment
Mr Cousins in LEEDS
Psychological functioning: • Assessment of intellectual function, level of mental impairment, capacity, suggestibility, autistic functioning • 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 • Sexual offending: • Assessment & ...
Dr Spoto in CRAWLEY
Mental illness • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Child care • Testamentary capacity • Court of Protection • Forensic psychiatry • Mental Health Act • Psychotherapy • Road traffic accidents • Mental Health Review Tribunals
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
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 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 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. ...
Dr Bott in HARTFIELD
Depressive disorders • Anxiety disorders • Alcoholism • Stress in employment • Psychological effects of accidents, including PTSD & assault, including rape • Civil matters relating to access to children • Psychological reaction to medical, surgical or obstetric negligence • Post-traumatic embitterment disorder
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 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
Dr Frazer in LEEDS
Psychiatric assessment & treatment of offenders (forensic psychiatry) • All aspects of drug & alcohol dependency • All aspects of general practice • I prepare some 200 court reports per year in respect of the aforesaid subjects & I am accustomed to giving oral evidence in court on a monthly basis • I have left general practice to concentrate on psychiatry • Approved under Section 12(2) of Mental Health Act 1983 • Honorary Senior Lecturer to the University of Leeds • Consultant Psychiatrist with special ...
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
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 Monteiro in BURY
Personal injury, particularly Road Traffic Accidents & PTSD • Accidental injuries • Injuries sustained in the workplace • Mental health & Deafness • Assessment of clients with communication problems • Forensic psychiatry reports, particularly deaf clients • Reports for industrial tribunals on deafness & tinnitus • Reports for health insurance claims • Fitness to work • Child protection & family proceedings • Military psychiatry training January 2017 ...
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 Croft in HITCHIN
Child protection & child abuse • Child development • Childhood disability • Community paediatrics • Autism • ADHD ...
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: ...
Ms Jackson in LONDON
Assessment of attachment & bonding in families • Assessment of parenting, including in the context of child care proceedings • Alcohol & drug abuse as pertaining to parenting ability • Domestic violence, physical, sexual & emotional abuse as pertaining to parenting ability • Adult cognitive & personality assessment, including own family history in relation to ability to parent • Cognitive assessment of adults to determine competence, identify learning difficulties & disabilities, & make recommendations • ...
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
Mr Hannah in LEYBURN
The care and welfare of young people with socialisation, behavioural and emotional problems
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 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 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 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 Hodge in LEEDS
Emergency paediatrics • General paediatrics • Accident & emergency paediatrics • Child protection • Child abuse & non-accidental injury
Mrs Gaskins in POOLE
CUBS qualified & experienced expert witness in child & family matters • Public & private proceedings • Attachment assessments • Psychometric testing (IQ, personality, dyslexia) • Global family assessments • Sibling assessments • Substance & domestic abuse • Over 20 years' experience as expert witness • Legal aid rates for all work
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 Moore in WOLVERHAMPTON
General paediatrics • Community paediatrics • Developmental paediatrics • Neurodisability • Child physical abuse • Child emotional abuse • Child neglect • Child sexual abuse • Safeguarding children • Looked after children (children in care)
Dr Waheed 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) • Dangerousness & risk assessment (psychiatric) • Crime victims (psychiatry) • Offender assessment (psychiatric) • Witness assessment & testamentary capacity • Criminal behaviour • Child & family cases (custody cases) • Psychiatric care & rehabilitation • Equality ...
Dr Maratos in LONDON
Matters involving children or adolescents & families, including parental issues • Also, matters involving families & local authorities • Accidents & trauma (PTSD)
Dr Plowman in BIRMINGHAM
I specialise in the neuropsychological assessment of the cognitive, emotional and behavioural consequences of acquired brain injury in adults following road traffic accidents, assaults, anoxia or exposure to toxic substances. I have experience in neurotoxicology, epilepsy, drug and alcohol misuse, tumours and HIV, and in the areas of personal injury and clinical negligence. ...
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
Dr Ashcroft in WIGAN
Family proceedings: assessment of adults & families, including domestic violence, substance abuse, psychological aspects of non-accidental injury, cognitive functioning & capacity, contact, personality, mental health issues, risk • I have completed the Bond Solon Cardiff University Law School training for criminal, civil & family court proceedings
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
Ms Poate-Joyner in CHICHESTER
Specialist areas include: • Adult mental health • Full range of psychological disorders • Learning disability • Vulnerable adults • Intellectual & cognitive functioning assessment • IQ • Mental capacity • Capacity to consent • Global parenting & family assessment • Risk assessment • Child care proceedings • Sexual abuse • Sexual offences • Trauma • PTSD • Specialist training & expertise in the assessment of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), especially Asperger's Syndrome • Domestic violence • Controlling & coercive behaviours ...
Dr Osunsanmi in CHELTENHAM
Child, adolescent & family psychiatry • Autism spectrum disorders • Psychopharmacology • Family & attachments • Fitness to plead • ADHD • Aggression & criminality - adolescent
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 ...
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 • ...