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 Expert  731149

Expert in Trauma and critical incident survivor assessments, medico-legal reporting, psychological therapy.

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United Kingdom
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Professor R J Expert, who was President of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, retired from a senior position within the United Kingdom National Health Service in 2009. He retains a Visiting Professorship at major UK university and has accumulated extensive experience in providing consultancy, medico legal reports, assessment and treatment of trauma survivors. His specialties include shipping, offshore, harbors, shipbuilding, inland waterways, diving, yachting and all water based recreational activities. Generalist clinical psychology, psychotherapy and counseling services also provided from a clinic. Available for special assignments subject to contract.

anxiety disorder


boating accident


clinical psychology


crew injury


diving injury


emotional injury




motor vehicle accident


occupational injury


personal accident injury


personal injury


posttraumatic stress disorder


psychological injury


recreational injury


stress related illness




trauma care


traumatic memory




workers compensation injury


workplace injury


maritime accident


pleasure craft




shipping accident

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2006   Ph.D   Clinical Psychology, Psychotraumatology   Universtiy of Lincoln, UK   Fellow of British Psychological Society
1975   M.Sc   Clinical Psychology   University of Birmingham, UK  
1986   Certificate of Studies in Dynamic Psychotherapy   Dynamic Psychotherapy for Adults   The Tavistock Institute, London, UK  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to




Cllinical Psychology Consultancy Services


Lead Clinician and Director


He is Lead Clinician and Practice Director

1975 to 2009


United Kingdom National Health Service


Clinical Psychology


Head of Department of Clinical Psychology


As Head of Department I held ultimate professional and managerial responsibility for all department activities within the catchment area of the NHS Trust.

Career Accomplishments:

Professor R Expert is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and an approved Adult Therapies Specialist within the Norwegian Psychological Association.


Ph.D., Clinical Scientist, Master of Science.

Professional Appointments

Head of Department of Clinical Psychology in Lincolnshire, UK. President of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies


Visiting Professor in Primary Care Psychology, University of Lincoln, UK

Publications and Patents Summary

Professor R Expert lists more than 50 publications in his long CV. He is lead editor of one published book on early intervention after trauma and is writing a book on trauma related topics planned for publication in 2014

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Oxford University Press  
 - Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 9, 27-32..  
 - Quality in Primary Care. 15. 261-265.  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1975 to 2009   United Kingdom National Health Service   Clinical Psychologist   Career progression to Head of Department in the county of Lincolnshire, UK
1968 to 1970   Royal Norwegial Navy   Special Forces   Clearance diver and bomb disposal

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Post release interviews of officers and crew held by pirates off the coast of Somalia
  • Early incident psychological follow up of officers and crew after fatal accident in the port of Bristol, UK
  • Extensive experience of providing medico legal assessment and reports on trauma survivors. Court appearance
  • Treatment of trauma survivors using psychological therapies
  • Provider of psychological therapies for a variety of adjustment difficulties.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Regular assignments include assessment of psychological responses to trauma and critical incidents as observed in survivors during their acute, intermediate and longer term aftermaths. Assessments carried our for medico legal reports, care planning and providing treatment. Court appearances in UK and Norway.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2011 to   The Sultanate of Oman   Post release interview of officers and crew held by Somali pirates.
2012 to 2013   Norway   Appointed expert by parents in a child protection case.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   Full proficiency
Norwegian   Full proficiency
French   Fluent in spoken French and reads with ease.
Swedish Danish   All apply because these languages are similar to Norwegian

Additional Skills and Services:

Training staff in trauma and critical incident management is a core area of expertise. This is primarily viewed as a preventative measure within the maritime industries and other organisations likely to be subjected to such exposures. The focus in developing relevant competencies is on pre incident readiness, during incident management and post incident follow up arrangements.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert helped established a database of experts in trauma care resident in a variety of countries. This is used to contact local professionals with relevant expertise, if appropriate.


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