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 • Dementia assessment • 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 Ashcroft in WIGAN
Family proceedings: assessment of adults & children, including domestic violence, substance abuse, non-accidental injury, cognitive functioning & capacity, personality, mental health issues, propensity for violence • I also write reports for criminal court & civil court & have completed the Bond Solon Cardiff University Law School Training for these, in addition to family court • I assess complex cases, PTSD & related disorders • I can offer opinion on therapeutic input & prognosis
Dr Bickle in NOTTINGHAM
Criminal, Parole Board, Prison & Civil (especially capacity & civil behaviour orders) • Fitness to plead • Fitness to be interviewed • Effective participation in legal proceedings • Insanity • Diminished responsibility • Provocation & loss of control • Duress • Risk assessment & dangerousness • Disposal • Mitigation • Prognosis • Effect of imprisonment on mental health • Parole recommendations • Civil capacity issues • Violent offences • Sexual offences • Arson • Drugs offences • Committed to providing a speedy response to enquiries & ...
Dr Lewis in SOLIHULL
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and expert witness in civil, criminal and family law working in the Midlands area of England with offices in Solihull. I specialise in conducting assessments of cognitive functioning/IQ, mental capacity, suggestibility, personal injury, clinical negligence, trauma, PTSD, abuse and neuropsychological assessment. I also undertake therapy within a medico-legal context.
Dr Clark in BEARSDEN
Trained as a single joint witness by Bond Solon • Litigation experience in High Court & Sheriff Court • Involvement in criminal & civil cases, as well as medical negligence cases • Neuropsychological assessment & rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury, as well as acquired brain damage due to neurological conditions & exposure to environmental toxins • Identification of psychological sequelae of brain damage • Differentiation of organic versus psychological behaviour disorders • Assessment & rehabilitation ...
Dr Lawson in COLCHESTER
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 • Medical malpractice assessments & reports • Section 12 approved MHA 1983
Dr Shenoy in WIMBLEDON
Assessments of: • Cogntive & intellectual functioning • Neuropsychological • Mental capacity • Parenting • Fitness to work • Mental illness • Personality & personality disorders • Trauma • PTSD • Asperger's • Adult ADHD • Risk • Domestic violence • Self-harm • Adjustment disorders • Disability • Children & adults' safegaurding • Family • Psychological sequelae • Impairments & functioning • BME population • Personal injury • Asylum • Sexual abuse • Occupational stress • Malingering • Anger • Pain • Grief • Bereavement
Dr Vincenti in NORTHALLERTON
All matters pertaining to adult & old age psychiatry • Particular expertise in: • Psychiatric & psychological sequelae of stress & trauma, particularly post-traumatic stress • Occupational health in relation to psychiatry • Postnatal mental disorder • Medical negligence • In full-time clinical practice • Approved clinician for the purposes of the Mental Health Act
Mr Lomas in SEVENOAKS
Child & adolescent development & behaviour • 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) • Fitness to plead & mental capacity • Capacity to parent • Adolescent sex abusers • Child & adult learning difficulties
Mrs Phair in HEATHFIELD
Nursing care of older people with mental health problems in hospitals or care homes • Suspected abuse & neglect • All categories include people who suffer from dementia & physical frailty • Nurses who work with older people who are in care homes • Mental Capacity Act assessment • NHS continuing care assessment • NHS continuing care assessment • Independent reviews & serious untoward incident investigations • Serious case reviews • Adult protection investigations • Criminal & coroners • Court of Protection Best Interest ...
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 Poate-Joyner in RINGWOOD
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 ...
Dr Scott in GLASGOW
Children & families (local authority child protection & private law) • Mental capacity & competence • Personal injury victims • Criminal justice (including fitness to plead, interview & appear) • Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority • Mental Health Act (including guardianship) • Employment & occupational health (incapacity, Disability Discrimination Act, stress) • Immigration & asylum • Housing (vulnerability) ...
Dr Series in OXFORD
Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist (Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust) & Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer (University of Oxford) • Mental health problems of all kinds in older people • Capacity & incapacity (including current & retrospective testamentary capacity, & LPA & COP3 certificates) • Deprivation of liberty • Mental Health Act work • Psychopharmacology • Dementia, depression, psychosis & anxiety disorders • Negligence • Training provider • CUBS Expert Witness Certificate
Dr Dhar in LONDON
Harley Street medico-legal practice • Vast experience in psychiatric evidence to the UK courts and overseas jurisdictions • Approved under Section (12)2 of the Mental Health Act 1983 • Personal injury cases & psychological injury, including causation & quantum • Employment matters, including disability, unfair dismissal & discrimination • Clinical negligence, including duty of care, causation & quantum • Inquiry, coroners & fitness to practice hearings • Fitness to plead & stand trial • Capacity to form ...
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 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 Braier in LEIGHTON BUZZARD
Assessment of mental capacity • Care proceedings • Child abuse • Family & child issues • Fitness to plead • Parenting assessments • Psychotherapy & counselling
Dr Amin in SALE
Adult psychiatric reports for family law proceedings, including both public law (child care proceedings) & private law matters • Assessment of mental incapacity • Capacity assessment • Medical/clinical negligence (adult psychiatry)
Ms Lowe in STOCKTON-ON-TEES
Cognitive/intellectual functioning (IQ) • Social & adaptive functioning (necessary for a diagnosis of a learning disability) • Suggestibility & compliance • Fitness to plead • Mental capacity • Capacity to consent to sexual activity • Mental health & mental illness • Personality & personality disorders • Affective conditions (e.g. anxiety disorders, depression, etc.) • Memory & executive functioning • Aetiology of, e.g., violent & /or sexual offending • Female offenders, including infanticide & female sexual ...
Dr Halari in LONDON
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 Davies in SWANSEA
Adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Psychiatric reactions to illness & trauma, including PTSD • Clinical negligence • Factitious disorder & malingering • Mental capacity • Extensive clinical experience in psychiatry of physical disease & trauma • Appointments available in Cardiff, Swansea & Bridgend, plus elsewhere by arrangement • Usual availability 6 weeks or less
Dr Blandford in CHELMSFORD
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 Lyall in LONDON
Having trained in forensic psychiatry, general adult psychiatry & rehabilitation psychiatry, I presently work as a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist. I regularly act as an expert witness in criminal & family cases. I have expertise in the following areas: • Personality disorder • Assessment of alcohol & drug misuse • Violence risk assessment • Psychological effects of domestic violence • Fitness to plead • Capacity to form intent • Diminished responsibility • Insanity • Provocation • Disposals under the Mental ...
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 Drayton in BIRMINGHAM
I am able to provide psychological reports that will answer the questions in your letter of instruction. The reports will be written for a legal audience, in plain English, with no psychobabble. All my reports will have clear recommendations and practical advice on how the person being assessed can be helped. ...