Expert Witness and
I offer expert assessment of adults and adolescents in Family Proceedings, Mental Health Tribunals and Parole Boards. I have a wide range of experience of assessment and report writing in the following areas:
I also can complete psychological assessment for individuals if they require a more in-depth understanding of their mental health.
Mental Health - I am able to assess mental health conditions including anxiety, depression and PTSD using valid psychometric tools and clinical interview.
Forensic Risk – including violence, domestic violence and psychopathy. I am trained in the use of various risk assessment tools including the HCR 20, VRS, RSVP and PCL-R.
Cognitive Assessment - assessment of intelligence (using the WAIS IV), executive functioning and activities of daily living.
Substance Misuse - I have a number of years experience working with substance misusers and am able to offer clinical assessments to understand their use and impact this may have on their functioning.
Personality Disorder - I am trained to use assessment tools including the International Personality Disorder Exam (IPDE), MCMI and Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI). I also use other psychometric assessments to review different facet's of Personality functioning.
Anger Management: Assessment of anger using clinically validated psychometrics and clinical interview.
As a Forensic Psychologist I have been trained to a high standard in formulating risks and needs of individuals and offering comprehensive treatment plans and recommendations. Any assessment and recommendations will be based on evidence based and best practise guidelines.
Please contact me for further information.