Psychology Expert Witnesses

In criminal offences, many individuals commit crimes which they mentally are not responsible for, on occasions individuals mental state is either impaired due to some sort of mental health disorder, on other occasions individuals are either duped into coming crimes by being suggestible or vulnerable. This can be key factor during a trial. After a trial has concluded the Judge may deem or adjourned matter to decide if the defendant is dangerousness and whether or not the defendant should be given an extended sentence. At Forensic Defence, we have a network of the UK’s leading psychology expert witnesses. we can provide a psychologist expert witness who is highly trained, knowledgeable and experienced, often holding the highest levels of educational achievements in their field. All whom have provided evidence before the Courts.

At Forensic Defence we can deal with the following requests –

  • Family psychological assessment
  • Forensic psychological assessment
  • Child/adolescent psychological assessments
  • Cognitive assessments (WAIS I & IV)
  • Certificate of capacity
  • Risk assessments, such as RSVP/SVR20
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Fitness to plead
  • Fitness to Stand trial
  • Diminished responsibility
  • Vulnerability/ Suggestibility
  • Assessment of educational needs
  • Brain injury and trauma
  • Suggestibility/compliance
  • ADHD and Autistic spectrum disorders
  • Substance misuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD)