Ms I B – Chartered Forensic Psychologist

Ms B has experience in offence related work, specifically violent and sexual crimes. Ms B has undertaken numerous sexual and violent risk assessments (e.g. HCR-20’s, RSVP’s) and assessed levels of psychopathy using the PCL-R. Ms B has carried out psychological testing with adults in numerous areas such as personality, anger, emotional intelligence, developmental disorders, coping, PTSD, trauma and dissociation, ADHD, violence (sexual and non), suggestibility, and other cognitive tests. pre-sentencing reports).

Ms B has extensive experience of assessing a wide range of mental health problems by psychometric objective assessments and by clinical interview.

Recent Instructions Include: (please note, this list is not exhaustive)

– Assessment of Mental Capacity

– Criminal Responsibility

– False Confessions

– Fitness to Plead

– Offender Risk Assessment

– Personality

– Aptitude and skills assessment

– Sex Offenders

– Transcultural Psychology

– Autistic Spectrum Disorder

– Family Relationships


BSc (Hons) Psychology 1990

Post Graduate Certificate in Education (P.G.C.E) – 1992

Certificate in Counseling Skills (Level 2) – 1999

Post Graduate Diploma Mental Health Interventions – 2000

BPS Certificate in Occupational Testing– Level A – 2005

BPS Certificate In Forensic Psychology – 2005

Key Skills:

CBT, Brief Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, therapeutic intervention including family intervention work, group work skills and experience including DBT group work experience, management experience, structuring supervision/training/treatment sessions according to need self-affirmation work, confidence-building, relaxation techniques, life-coaching, risk assessment, psychological assessment, psychometric testing, academic research, evidence-based practice, strong leadership, ability to project manage. HCR-20 Trainer, Diversity Trainer, extensive experience in CPA’s MHRT’s and complex psychological patient presentation including personality disorder, behavioural disorders self-harm, suicidal intent and psychotic states.


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