Expert Witness

Since 2008 Chris has provided assessment and psychological opinion for the purpose of Expert Witness testimony. His main areas of experience include family law and personal injury. He has written numerous psychological reports for courts and children’s panels. He has appeared at children’s hearings and in court on many occasions. Chris is a member of the bank of independent expert report writers, Children’s Hearings Scotland. He is available to carry out:

• Contact assessments for children in local authority care
• Psychological parenting capacity assessments in cases where children are subject to care proceedings
• Capacity assessments of children involved in legal proceedings
• Questions around contact and residence following separation and divorce
• Assessments of the psychological well-being of children
• Psychological assessment of parents with mental health problems
• Assessments of the psychological impact of personal injury on adults