I complete assessments in a timely manner and my reports are comprehensive and accessible. My fees conform to the Legal Aid Agency guidance for Expert Witnesses.
I have been producing specialist psychological assessment reports for over 20 years in clinical practice.
I have received training from the world's leading experts in the field of Personality Disorder and Risk Assessment.
I prepare expert witness reports for Criminal proceedings and Parole Board Hearings.
I am highly experienced in the assessment of risk of violence, suicide and self harm, mental health, spousal violence, and other risk behaviours. I have worked in the area of Prison Law for many gears and am skilled in recommending treatment and opinions regarding progression.
I have given verbal expert testimony to the Parole Board and Crown Court in over 100 cases.
Psychological assessment of adults with complex and co-morbid Mental Health difficulties, including mood difficulties, adjustment difficulties, anxiety difficulties, psychosis/mental illness and substance misuse.
Assessment of Personality Disorder and personality difficulties.
Risk assessment of violence, domestic violence, suicide and self harm, and other risk behaviours pre and post sentence.
Impact of traumatic experiences inc. abuse, online bullying, assault and sexual exploitation.
Cognitive assessment (of an individual's general intellectual functioning).
Sentencing recommendations inc. therapeutic interventions
Violence Risk Assessment (e.g. HCR-20 V3)
Sexual Offending Risk and Need Assessment (e.g. RSVP)
Domestic Violence Risk Assessment (e.g. SARA v3)
Assessment of Mental Health (inc. trauma related issues, psychosis, depression and anxiety)
Assessment of Personality and personality difficulties (e.g. IPDE)
Assessment of psychopathy (e.g. PCL-R)
Assessment of Cognitive Functioning (e.g. WAIS-IV)
Sentencing Planning Advice