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 Expert  727671

Expert in Personal Injury, Family and Child Problems, Educational Assessment, Criminality, Forensic Psychology

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United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert, is a chartered psychologist with the British Psychological Society. He is a qualified, Clinical and Educational Psychologist and also works in the area of Forensic Psychology. He has published widely in both clinical and educational psychology as well as forensic psychology. Details concerning this are available in an extended profile.

He received his B.A. Degree from the University of Western Australia, his Masters Degree and Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy) from London University, and his clinical training and diploma from the Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital.

Expert trained as an educational psychologist and worked in this field for various Local Authorities in the UK. He became the Chief Educational Psychologist where he was responsible for training and hiring Educational Psychologists to work under him. He was responsible for advising all the schools in Hampshire and worked with Head teachers and teachers in an advisary capacity. This also included mental health.

When he left Hampshire he set up his own privated consultancy and undertook courses in special educational needs. His later post was as the Principal of Allington Manor which was a combination of a school, treatment centre and care facility for disturbed young persons, mainly adolescents, who had a variety of psychological and management problems. he has also been a former Chief Educational Psychologist for Hampshire and has been responsible for advising the setting up of centres in Poland and other parts of the World to deal with children who suffer from a variety of problems of a psychological, anti-social and emotional/behavioural nature. He hs lectured all over the World on this subject. He has twice been elected to serve as a Director of the International Council of Psychologists as well as becoming the President. He is a Fellow of the College of Teachers and has acted as a long serving Chief examiner in Educational Psychology.

He is currently a Director of an out-patient centre and of Expert's Firm which is an independent organisation dealing with a variety of emotional and psychological problems among children, adolescents and adults. This involves the diagnosis, a written report, and advice, to all persons with whom he consults. Treatment is also undertaken.

He worked for many years as a Mediator particularly with personnel in Industry, Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) and Marital Disputes.

His work with Solicitors involves personal injury assessment; brain damage measurement; psychological effect and prognosis of trauma and injury; criminal culpability assessment; assessment of child abuse both sexual and emotional; child custody cases; and any aspect of emotional and psychological diagnosis which may affect the way in which a person or child reacts to an accident, injury or personal tragedy. He is a member of a special British psychology group on clinical neuro-psychology.

He has published over 4000 articles and has written and contributed to several books on a variety of subjects dealing with psychology. He has also been interviewed as an expert in his field on television and radio.

He has acted as an expert witness for cases requiring his expertise and has appeared in court in connection with this. He is currently on the UK Register of Expert Witnesses, and a registered Law Society Expert Witness and is a Member of the Academy of Experts, as well as an accredited member of the Expert Witness Directory and various organizations concerned with expert witness work.


behavioral problem


behavioral psychology


behavioural psychotherapy


birth injury


child abuse


child custody


child psychiatry


clinical neuropsychology


clinical psychology


depression (mood)


depressive disorder


educational assessment


forensic psychiatry


forensic psychology


head injury


independent educational evaluation


insanity evaluation


personal accident injury


personal injury




psychological evaluation


psychological injury




risk assessment


violence risk assessment


work capacity evaluation

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1966   Ph.D.   Psychology   University of London  
1962   Diploma in Clinical and Educational Psychology   Clincal and Educational Psychology   Institute of Psychiatry, the Maudsley Hospital, Univerisity of London  
1960   M.A.   Psychology   Birkbeck College University of London  
1958   B.A.   Education, Psychology, English, German, Philosophy, Sociology   University of Western Australia  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1997 to








He works in the field of educational, clinical and forensic psychology. He is an expert witness for the courts in child custody disputes, criminal cases and personal injury cases. He assesses clients and writes reports about his findings for solicitors, Local Authorities, the Judiciary and the courts and insurance companies on personal injury. His reports are independent and he can be asked to carry out an assessment by the prosecution or the defence for insurance companies of by the complainant. He carries out research in all the subjects in which he works.

1977 to 1997


Self employed Expert Therapeutic Communities


Clinical and Educational Psychology and Special educational needs




He was responsible for running a therapeutic community and school for children with severe behavioural and educational problems. He did all the assessment and treatment of the children. He oversaw teaching and care staff and their duties. he did the individual and group therapy with the children. He liaised with social workers, families and courts etc. He undertook research and development of the techniques used with the young persons as well as developing his own therapeutic techniques about which he wrote and presented at international meetings etc.

1974 to 1976


Self employed




Independent Clinical - Educational Consultant Psychologist.


He was the Director of assessment and guidance centre.He was responsible for assessment of children, advising parents on problems, helping children improve, liaising with schools, independent consultant to schools. Other responsibilities were: -Visiting Lecturer:- London University; University of Southampton; Reading College of Technology; Southampton Technical College; and University of Maryland, U.S.A. -Visiting Professor of Psychology and Education, Faculty of Education, University of Khartoum, Omdurman, Sudan - Development of Child Guidance and Special Education in the Sudan.

1968 to 1974


Hampshire County Council




Chief Psychologist


- Head of Psychology and Educational Psychology in charge of 12 qualified psychologists, other staff and trainees. -Visiting Lecturer to the Department of Sociology for the University of Southampton and Reading College of Technology.

1964 to 1967


Essex County Council




Area Psychologist


He was responsible for visiting schools, testing children and advising on special educational needs.

1962 to 1964


London County Council


Educational Psychology




He was visiting school to undertake assessment and advise on learning strategies, management etc.

Career Accomplishments:

Member & Foreign Affiliate of the American Psychological Association; Consultant to the National Association of Gifted Children; Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society; Fellow of the College of Preceptors (now the College of Teachers; UK Register of Expert Witnesses; Member of the Association of Educational Psychologists; Member, American Psychological Association; Expert Witness Directory; Member of the Academy of Expert Witnesses; APIL Expert Witness Database; AVMA Database; Chartered Scientist of British Psychological Society.


Diploma in Clinical and Educational Psychology; C. Psychol. AFBPsS.

Professional Appointments

President Elect, International Council of Psychologists; Director, Allington Manor Psychological Services; Honorary Member, Polish Medical Society; Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Group Tensions; Editorial Board Member, Special Services in the Schools Journal; Editorial Board Member, Journal of Applied School Psychology; Consulting Editor, Suicide and Life Threatening Behaviour Journal;; Member, Special Group in Clinical Neuropsychology; Editorial Board Member, Quarterly Journal of Mental Health.

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert is one of the foremost experts on parental alienation in the UK. He has written extensively on this and has a website on which he posts all his articles and contact details. He has also written a book on parental alienation. He attends court regularly on cases involving parental alienation. He has appeared in Crown Courts, the High Court and in Magistrates courts and Criminal courts. He has been involved in litigation cases of personal injury and he has also visited prisons to assess clients in criminal cases. He has written for many journals in various fields of psychology, in education, personal injury, and children and family problems. He has published two books on personal injury and criminality. He has also been involved in Tribunal work.
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Additional Skills and Services:

He has undertaken training courses for teacher in special educational needs (dyslexia, dysorthographia, behavioural problems, reading problems etc). He has devised and carried out a programme for the treatment of severely disturbed young persons with 21 therapeutic approaches. He has lectured widely all over the world on his therapeutic community and its work. He was a pioneer in confrontation therapy with severely disturbed young persons. He has trained and guided educational psychologists. He has undertaken courses to the Jung Institute, Switzerland. He has lectured widely on many subjects and has undertaken graduate and undergraduate teaching courses in psychology.

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Expert is a member of several expert witness organisations.


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