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List of every expert witness claiming expertise in Mental Health Act

This list shows every expert witness in the UK Register of Expert Witnesses who claims expertise in Mental Health Act. Click on any expert witness to view full details. You may prefer to interactively search the Register.

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
Dr Appleford in RUGELEY
General psychiatry • Eating disorders • Mental health & deafness • Medico-legal issues in psychiatric cases • Preparation of psychiatric reports in civil & criminal cases
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 Amin in SALE
Assessment of mental incapacity • Capacity assessment • Medical/clinical negligence (adult psychiatry)
Professor 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 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 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 Sireling in LONDON
Mental illness in adults • NB Dr Sireling does not undertake forensic (criminal) cases Communication should be by email (as well as by post if desired) in the first instance.
Dr Britto in HUDDERSFIELD
Psychiatric & psychological consequences of road traffic accidents • Assault victims • Crime victims • Post-traumatic stress disorder due to any cause • Psychiatric assessment of criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead • Fitness to be interviewed in custody • Pre-sentence reports • Mental disorder as defence • Healthcare & medical negligence, mental health • Mental Health Act 1983, independent reports for tribunals, disciplinary committees & trade unions • Assessment of anxiety disorders • Depression • Alcoholism ...
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
Professor Gournay in LONDON
Post-traumatic stress disorder & other psychiatric states following accident, crime & other • Psychiatric nursing opinion regarding nursing procedures, violence in psychiatric settings, suicidal self-injurious behaviour, nurse education & nursing management • Registered Nurse • Chartered Scientist
Professor Thompson in WREXHAM
Social work & social care: child welfare, community care, residential care, mental health, etc. • Human relations issues: stress, bullying & harassment, discrimination, etc. • Higher education policy & practice: organisational learning, training & development
Dr Series in OXFORD
Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist (Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust) & Member, Faculty of Law (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 • Civil, criminal & Court of Protection Mental ...
Dr Proctor in TARPORLEY
Independent evaluation of psychological & psychiatric problems, including criminal cases • Reviews of Mental Health Act detentions • Family law • Personal injury • PTSD • Secondary victim work • Medical negligence • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead & stand trial • Dangerousness & risk assessment • Witness assessment & testamentary capacity
Dr Cooling in SHALDON
Since 1992 I have provided medico-legal reports in the field of personal injury, criminal cases, mental capacity, medical negligence & historic sexual abuse cases. I provide 300 opinions a year. I have provided expert opinions for cases in Australia, Africa, South Africa & Eire. I am frequently instructed in respect of legal aid cases.
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
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 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 ...
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 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 ...
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 Monteiro in BURY
Personal injury, particularly Road Traffic Accidents & PTSD • Accidental injuries • Workplace injuries • 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 • Military psychiatry training January 2017 ...
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
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 Nadeem in MANCHESTER
Medico-legal problems related to mental health & substance misuse problems
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 • Approved clinician for the purposes of the Mental Health Act • Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Assessor
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 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 Spoto in LONDON
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 • Immigration • Personal injury
Dr Green in CHIGWELL
Dr Alice Green has 15 years' experience of working in crisis and acute adult mental health within the NHS as well as establishing and running a highly successful independent practice, providing expert witness services, specialist psychological consultation and psychological therapy to clients referred by solicitors, insurance companies and rehabilitation services. Dr Green provides clinical and management supervision to chartered and trainee psychologists. Medicolegal work includes the preparation of ...
Dr Ananthanarayanan in TADWORTH
Dr Ananthanarayanan is a practising consultant psychiatrist with extensive experience in the NHS for over 22 years, treating various mental disorders. He was a specialist medical visitor to the Lord Chancellor's Department from 2003 until 2014. This work involved mainly assessment of mental capacity, cognitive assessment, memory problems due to organic brain conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, head injury and alcohol-related brain damage. He was a Medical ...
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 Abou-El-Fadl in ILFORD
• Consultant in general adult psychiatry since 1990 • Medical Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal • Visiting Psychiatrist to Chelmsford Prison 1992-2004 • Long and varied medico-legal experience Reporting regularly to the courts in civil and criminal proceedings on mental health issues in relation to: • Criminal, family and personal injury matters • Clinical negligence • Specific areas of testamentary capacity, fitness to plead and stand trial • Psychological trauma due ...
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 Jacobson in BECKENHAM
I have special interests in the fields of: • Neuropsychiatry • Affective disorders, including bipolar disorder • Psychiatric disorders following accidents, including post-traumatic stress disorder • Chronic pain • Neuropsychiatric sequelae of head injury • Brain damage in children & adults • Assessment of capacity
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 Lewis in SOLIHULL
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience of providing psycho-legal reports in civil and criminal proceedings. Areas of expertise include personal injury, clinical negligence, cognitive functioning/IQ, mental capacity, fitness to plead/stand trial, suggestibility, assessment of personality and psychological functioning, impact of abuse/domestic violence, trauma and PTSD. I also undertake therapy within a medico-legal context.
 
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