Areas Of Expertise

I provide comprehensive psychological assessments of adults, for a wide range of presenting problems, using objective psychometric and neuro-psychological assessments and by a semi-structured clinical interview.

Areas assessed include:

  • Cognitive/intellectual functioning (e.g. IQ)
  • Social and adaptive functioning (necessary for a diagnosis of intellectual impairment/learning disability)
  • Memory functioning
  • Executive functioning (i.e. the more complex areas of brain functioning, including adaptive behaviour, abstract thinking, mental flexibility, problem solving, planning, initiation, personality, especially drive, motivation and inhibition, and social behaviour)
  • Fitness to Work
  • Personal Injury
  • Mental Capacity issues
  • Fitness to Plead
  • Capacity to consent to sexual activity
  • Malingering
  • Suggestibility and Compliance
  • Personality disorders and clinical syndromes
  • Dementia syndromes (e.g. Alzheimer’s Disease)
  • Affective conditions (e.g. anxiety disorders, depression, PTSD, etc.)
  • Capacity to Parent

This is not an exhaustive list. Please contact me to discuss your individual requirements.