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Psychological Assessments

Do you need the help of a Psychologist...or a Psychiatrist?

In principle, we will recommend Psychological Testing if the patient has no history of mental health problems and no medical conditions that could contribute to their general behaviour. However, our clinical team will look at each case individually before suggesting a specific type of mental health assessment.

When an important decision hinges on an individual’s mental health, a Psychiatric Assessment would be recommended.

What’s the purpose of a Psychological Assessment?

The Courts need to understand whether the client is mentally capable of meeting their responsibilities and understands the consequences of their actions on those around them. So our Psychologists will carry out a series of personality tests, to establish mental competence and stability. They can then determine the best outcome for all parties involved.

Our fully vetted Psychologists have experience in diverse fields, including childcare, mental health, sexual abuse and personality disorders. As well as applying their own expertise, they operate a peer review group, so critical cases can be highlighted and assessments shared among colleagues. This critical step eliminates the slightest risk of oversight.

What happens when the Psychological Assessment is completed?

The next step is to provide a full interpretation of the facts. This will be free of medical jargon, so you can relay the information in Court.

Alternatively, the Psychologist can usually appear as an Expert Witness to discuss the whole testing and assessment process in depth.

How does this relate to your field of work? Click a tab to find out:

Our Psychologists work with Social Services on a variety of cases - most commonly involving childcare or community care for vulnerable adults.

Our family law team includes experts in assessing parenting capabilities, as well as Child Psychologists who use subtle but effective means to assess children in difficult circumstances.

For adult cases, we offer Psychiatric Assessments to establish any risk that the client might present to themselves or others.

Please get in touch to discuss your case and see how our Psychologists can help you. We're conscious of legal aid cuts and the pressues on you to carry out tests and assessments internally - so we'll work with you to make sure you have the efficient and cost-effective service you require.

 

Our experts are here to lighten the load. Here are some other ways we can help:

Psychiatric Assessments

Providing a medical context for challenging behaviour

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Mental Capacity
Assessments

Establishing mental health for families contesting key decisions

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Lab
Reports

Using test results to understand patterns and behavioural triggers

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Expert Witness
Statements

Supporting our recommendations...
both in and out of Court

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Our team includes fully qualified Occupational Psychologists. So we can help your company with Employment Psychological Assessments or tailored Psychometric Tests - both highly effective and proven ways to get the most from your investment in people.

If you've identified challenges in your recruitment process or performace management, please get in touch and we'll propose a fully bespoke solution.

 

Our experts are here to lighten the load. Here are some other ways we can help:

Sample
Collection

Hair, Blood and Oral Fluid, collected by fully trained phlebotomists

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Lab
Reports

Using test results to understand patterns and behavioural triggers

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EDT Document Transfer

A fast, secure way to archive and share important documents online

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As a Litigant-in-Person (or LIP) you'll be under a lot of stress. So we’re here to take on the burden of arranging appointments, co-ordinating paperwork and producing the Expert Witness reports that you'll rely on in court.

Our Psychologists are fully equipped to give you honest and friendly advice. Just call and we'll put you in touch with an expert who has the experience and specialist knowledge you need for your particular case.

 

Our experts are here to lighten the load. Here are some other ways we can help:

Psychiatric Assessments

Providing a medical context for challenging behaviour

More...

Mental Capacity
Assessments

Establishing mental health for families contesting key decisions

More...

Sample
Collection

Hair, Blood and Oral Fluid, collected by fully trained phlebotomists

More...

Expert Witness
Statements

Supporting our recommendations...
both in and out of Court

More...

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