Dr Lewis in SOLIHULL
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience of providing expert witness reports for the Court. Areas of expertise include personal injury, clinical negligence and assessments of mental health and Mental Capacity (MCA 2005) in relation to employment, housing and immigration matters. I am experienced in preparing reports for criminal proceedings, including fitness to plead/stand trial, criminal responsibility, mitigating circumstances, failure to provide. I have specialist expertise...
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...
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 Harrison in EDINBURGH
Head injury • Traumatic brain injury • Personal injury • Acquired brain injury • Rehabilitation • Medical negligence • Psychological assessment • Neuropsychological assessment • Cognitive 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.
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 •...
Mrs Beazley Richards in CROWBOROUGH
I am a Chartered Psychologist, a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist, a UKCP registered Psychotherapist, and a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst. I accept instructions in relation to psychological problems, intelligence, psychological trauma, cognitive impairment and mental illness, including capacity. I conduct risk assessments in family, criminal, extradition and personal injury matters. Specialism in child protection and in sexual and violent offences, with over 35 years'...
Dr Carstairs in BROMLEY
Psychological testing & assessment of adults • Post-traumatic stress disorder & personal injury • Malingering • Fitness to plead or stand trial • Treatment planning & questions of disposition • Diagnosis of psychopathology • Professional negligence • Intellectual functioning
Dr Lyle in BRISTOL
Criminal Justice Expert Reports (defence/prosecution) Special areas of expertise: • Psychometric Testing • Learning Difficulties • Memory Testing • Suggestibility • Head Injury • Asperger's and Autistic disorders • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder • Detection of Malingering or otherwise • Sexual Offences • 'Viewing' offences •Driving,...
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. I am also an Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator....
Dr Knight-Jones in NEWARK
Child development • Brain injury • Childhood Neurodisability & in particular Cerebral Palsy, Learning Disability, Autistic Spectrum Sensory Impairment (Hearing/Vision), Attention Deficit Disorder • I have a particular interest in Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (aka Dyspraxia or DAMP disorder) • Head injury sequelae • Disabilities & problems of premature babies • Birth asphyxia & hypoxia • Developmental delay • Neglect Dr Knight-Jones specialises in neurodisability & child development....
Dr Elrington in email contact only
Consultant Neurologist since 1993 • Areas of special expertise: • Headache • Chronic disability • Multiple sclerosis (Highly Commended by MS Society 1999) • Neuropsychiatry (Member of British Neuropsychiatric Association) Also at: (i) 10 Harley Street, London, W1G 9PF. (ii) Spire Wellesley Hospital, Southend, SS2 4XH. (iii) Zen Clinic, 143 London Road, Colchester, CO3 8NZ.
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
Children, adolescents & adults: • Assessment of intellectual function, level of mental impairment, capacity/competence, suggestibility, autism functioning, trauma • Child protection & family proceedings: • Assessment/treatment of parents involved in non-accidental injury, sexual abuse or neglect, including assessment of risk, parenting skills • Assessment of child & adolescent attachment, trauma, risk of self-harm • Forensic mental health: • All aspects of psychological assessment, including...
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 •...
Mr Aguiar in LIVERPOOL
Brain injury • Assessment of capacity • Neuropsychological assessment & rehabilitation • Neuropsychological assessment of dementia & other neurological disorders • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Post-traumatic stress disorder in brain injury • Criminal responsibility in brain injury • Fitness to plead • Personal injury
Dr Vanker in LEICESTER
Dr Vanker sees a wide range of individuals, from all age groups, with various mental and physical health difficulties, for clinical and neuropsychological assessments and therapy • Medico-legal assessments, including neuropsychological assessments of head injury, and preparation of court reports • Happy to travel nationally, and abroad, to undertake neuropsychological assessments • Neuropsychological assessment of capacity • Diagnostic psychological assessments using a wide range of...
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:...
Dr Peer in WATFORD
Dyslexia • Dyspraxia • Asperger's syndrome • Attention deficit & hyperactivity disorder • Moderate learning difficulties • Speech & language difficulties • Cerebral palsy • SENDIST cases • Disability discrimination cases • Experience: children & adults...
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 &...
Mr Kat in NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Psychological reports in civil, family & criminal cases • Psychometric tests • Psychological assessments & therapies in relation to trauma, emotional & mental health problems • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Dr McCarter in BRISTOL
Neuropsychological assessment of individuals with known, suspected or claimed brain damage or dysfunction, including head injury, cerebrovascular accident, anoxia, neurological disease, alcohol or developmental disorder • Delineation of the extent of impairment to cognitive, memory & behavioural functions as a result of injury or disease • Prognosis for future educational & vocational options • Comment on issues of malingering or non-organic factors influencing performance & presentation...
Dr Jenkins in LONDON
General neurology • Traumatic brain injury • Acquired brain injury • Neurological rehabilitation
Dr MacKenzie Ross in LONDON
Assessment of emotional state following accident, assault or medical malpractice, e.g. post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, depression • Also overall impact of accident or assault on quality of life, e.g. impact on employment, social & leisure activity, relationships • Neuropsychological assessment & psychometric testing • Assessing the impact of accident, assault, poisoning or disease process on intellectual level, memory functioning, language, perception, personality & behaviour, etc.
Dr Weddell in COWBRIDGE
Assessment of neurobehavioural sequelae of traumatic & other forms of brain injury sustained in adulthood for compensation & negligence cases • Assessment of capacity of people sustaining brain injury in adulthood to make informed decisions
Dr Anderson in LONDON
HCPC registered • Protected titles: Chartered Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist, Occupational Psychologist • In private practice since 1980 • Provided psychological reports & expert testimony in civil & criminal cases in the UK, the USA & Bermuda • Experience in: criminal law, personal injury, prison law, employment matters, immigration, child & family matters, & educational needs
Professor Bunnage in BRISTOL
Clinical neuropsychological assessment • Assessment of cognitive, psychological & behavioural function • Psychometric testing • Brain injury & disease • Traumatic brain injury & head injury • Stroke • Dementia • Epilepsy • Alcohol • Anoxia • Differentiating organic, psychological & behavioural causes of problems, including comment on issues of malingering • Personal injury compensation • Prognosis • Rehabilitation...
Dr Monaci in NEW MALDEN
• Neuropsychology expert • Assessment of cognitive & emotional functioning using psychometric & neuropsychological objective assessments & by clinical interview • Known or suspected brain injury • Neuropsychiatric conditions • Neurodegenerative conditions, including dementia • Mental capacity • Cognitive & intellectual functioning, including memory & executive skills • Symptom validity assessment & malingering...
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
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)
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 Donner in BERKHAMSTED
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 Moore in LEICESTER
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 Pinder in WIRRAL
I have experience in all areas of neurological rehabilitation. My main area of expertise is the assessment & rehabilitation of brain injury from any cause - many are patients with head injury. I deal with all types of head injury, from mild post-concussive symptoms to severe disability. I also assess & treat patients with spinal cord injury, as well as patients with multiple trauma.
Dr O'Rourke in ALTRINCHAM
Mental Health Review Tribunals - assessment of psychological need & risk in relation to individuals detained under the MHA (1983) • Personal injury claims - deaf & hearing clients • Criminal cases: fitness to plead, intellectual ability & impact of deafness, risk assessment & risk management, mental health & deafness • Mental health & trauma • Family/child care proceedings: assessments of deaf & hearing adults in relation to child care proceedings; presence/absence of a learning disability & the impact...