Substance abuse

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

Dr Solomon in MANCHESTER
Dr Solomon routinely assesses a range of psychological and psychiatric problems, including: depressive disorders, trauma and stressor-related disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, addiction and substance misuse disorders, bereavement and adjustment to loss, chronic pain, somatic symptom disorders, occupational stress, personality disorders, and self-esteem problems. She also has a special interest in appearance-related distress.
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 Hicks in TETBURY
Psychiatric disorders • Anxiety disorders & depression • Trauma sequelae • Accident victims • Rape & sexual abuse • Assault victims • War veterans • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Bereavement • Torture victims • Personality disorders • Violence, self-harm & suicide • Psychoses • Criminal behaviour • Stress disorders • Psychiatric assessment • Offender assessment • Psychiatric care • Psychopathology • Personal injury • Schizophrenia • Mentally disordered offenders • Mental health • Occupational psychiatry
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
Dr McCarthy in BRISTOL
I provide clinical psychology expert witness reports for court in the areas of personal injury and medical negligence involving children and adolescents. The reports assess the impact of traumatic events on the psychological functioning of children, the nature of the injury suffered and give recommendations for treatment. I provide clinical psychology expert witness reports for court proceedings involving public and private legal cases involving the care and upbringing of children and adolescents.
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 •...
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. Traumatic brain injury 5. Drug & alcohol testing 6. Hair analysis for family courts 7. Chronic pain 8. Psychiatric consequences of abuse Treatments for addictions & psychiatric illness Tier 1 APIL Expert • CUBS Expert Witness Certificate • Certificate of Medical Reporting - 1
Dr Birch in LONDON
A Paediatrician and Psychotherapist experienced in working with young people and families, particularly with respect to child neglect and protection, family disturbance, substance abuse and domestic violence. A leading authority on adolescence and teen pregnancy and have worked with psychopathic personalities, disorders such as borderline personalities, learning disabilities and with children in situations of physical, emotional and sexual abuse, as well as factitious illness (Munchausen)-type...
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 Berry in EAST GRINSTEAD
Drug testing • Alcohol test calculations • Toxicological interpretation • Clinical toxicology • Forensic toxicology • Alcohol • Drugs • Drugs & driving • Substance misuse • Drug-facilitated crime • Child custody • Drugs - licit & illicit • Drugs & personal injury • Insurance reports
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 Brow in email contact only
All aspects of general adult psychiatry: • Schizophrenia • Bipolar disorder • Transient/drug-induced psychosis • Depression • Personality disorder • Substance misuse • Dual diagnosis • Adjustment disorder • Anxiety disorder • PTSD I take forensic cases (including murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery with violence) and civil cases. Other interests include autistic spectrum and OCD, fitness to plead, head injury and psychiatric impact, medical competence and negligence, memory impairment, mild cognitive impairment,...
Dr Phull in LINCOLN
I have over 10 years of experience in the following areas: • Criminal matters • Personal injury • Clinical negligence • Parole-based reports • Capacity-based reports Typically, the report types I have produced during this time have included: • Desktop screening reports • Breach of duty reports • Condition and prognosis • Fitness to plead and court-based recommendation reports • Complex or serious injury reports
Dr Nadeem in ALTRINCHAM
Medico-legal problems related to mental health & substance misuse problems
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

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