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An experienced educational psychologist with considerable and successful experience at carrying out a range of assessments to detect specific learning difficulties, including the effects of brain injury on a child's ability to learn. Qualified to conduct a range of psychometric tests with children and young people between the ages of 6 and 16. Able to assess a child's learning potential as well as those forms of teaching which will best help a child to learn.
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.
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 • Psychiatric condition...
Ms Waitman in NEWARK
Expert witness work in child and family law • Family assessments • Adolescents involved in criminal law (vulnerability assessment) • Immigration evaluation - assessment of mental health
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 and forms • Fitness to plead • Capacity to instruct/participate • Special measures in court • Need for Intermediary • Vulnerable witness • Suggestibility • Compliance • Learning difficulty • Disability • Specific learning difficulties • Neurodiversity • Dyslexia • Dyspraxia • ADHD • Attention difficulties • Hyperactivity • Autism • Asperger Syndrome • Reasonable...
Dr Hides in LEEDS
Clinical Psychologist and NHS Clinical Lead with 23 years of experience • Personal injury and RTA • Medical negligence • Cognitive assessments, including learning disabilities and difficulties and assessments of cognitive functioning/IQ • Assessment and treatment of mental health problems such as anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, personality disorder, adjustment disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) • Work-related stress and trauma • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) • Eye movement...
Dr Maratos in LONDON
Matters involving children or adolescents & families, including parental issues • Also, matters involving families & local authorities • Accidents & trauma (PTSD)
Dr King in HARTLEY
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: • Capacity to conduct proceedings • Analysis of an Achieving Best Evidence Interview • Assessment of attachment in a family (parental & sibling)...
Dr Vaidya in SHEFFIELD
Medico-legal assessments of children and young people and their families in public law (care proceedings - Single Joint Expert) • Medical negligence, negligence by public bodies, personal injury and coroner's inquests in children and young people • Reports in investigations by regulatory bodies • Youth offending: assessment for ADHD, autism, dangerousness, fitness to plead
Dr Wiener in WATFORD
Psychiatry • Child psychiatry • Adolescent psychiatry • Psychopharmacology All correspondence to: British Medical Experts, 13 Park Terrace, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3DG.
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 CV will be E-mailed on request I have supplied reports to and given evidence in the Court of Session, Edinburgh, Belfast High Court, and in most Scottish High Courts and Sheriff courts, on over 1000 occasions. I am registered as an Expert with the law societies of Scotland and Ireland. I am chartered...
Dr Culligan in BELFAST
Assessments in: • Forensic risk (sexual and violent) • Personality and mental health functioning • Adult ADHD and autism • Medico-legal • Cognitive and adaptive functioning • Domestic violence • Fitness to plead • Therapy - individual, couples
Professor Stein in LONDON
Also consulting at 14 The Tything, Worcester, WR1 1HD. 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...
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

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