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Press and media
Dr Tully is regularly invited to speak in the media about issues relating to violence/sexual offending, prisons, mental health, and crime. She has given live interviews and been involved in pre-recorded documentaries. Please contact us for more details.
Channel 5 documentary series. 'New: Cops, Robbers & Videotape', aired 22.02.2020
Expert commentary on criminal behaviour.
New Scientist, 'Controversial psychology tests are often still used in US courts', 14.02.202
Interviewed to contribute to an article on misuse / inappropriate use of psychological tests in court.
Radio 4 documentary, 'Crisis Inside', January 2020
Contributed to documentary regarding extremism / terrorism offenders and psychological risk assessment.
Press Association interview, featured in several newspapers, 02.02.2020
Interviewed and contributed to an article on treating trauma in prisoners. Links here:
Evening Express: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/treat-historic-trauma-to-rehabilitate-prisoners-psychologists-say-38829207.html
Belfast Telegraph: https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/news/uk/treat-historic-trauma-to-rehabilitate-prisoners-psychologists-say/
Sky Atlantic commissioned drama series, 2019
Yet to air, Dr Tully consulted on a character with psychopathic traits.
BBC Breakfast, BBC 1, 14.04.2019
Live interview on the risks of online dating apps used to facilitate violent and sexual offending.
BBC 5 Live radio, 14.04.2019
Live discussion about the dangers of meeting partners and dating online.
BBC Radio Shropshire breakfast show, 11.03.2019
Discussion about true crime and what it's like to be a forensic psychologist.
BBC Radio Stoke breakfast show, 07.02.2018
Live discussion about why the public enjoy true crime documentaries, in light of the popularity of the Netflix series on Ted Bundy.
BBC Radio Nottingham, 20.11.2018
Live discussion about victims of domestic violence and support available to them in the community.
BBC Radio Derby breakfast show, 03.11.2018
Live discussion about people who are serving prison sentences for serious offences yet they may not admit to other serious offences that they have committed, in light of the renewed cold case investigation into the disappearance of Suzy Lamplugh.
BBC Radio 4 Today programme, 02.10.18
Live interview about fathers who kill their children in light of a recent case in the press.
Derbyshire Times (28.09.2018), Ilkeston Advertiser (04.10.2018)
Comments in an article about 'Spice' drug use in prisons and the community.
BBC Radio Nottingham, 20.08.2018
Live interview about knife crime.
Nottingham Post, 18.08.2018
Featured in an article about knife crime and talking to children about this.
Channel 5 documentary, June 2018 (details TBC)
Expert psychological analysis within a crime documentary.
Newspaper/online press coverage, May 2018
Dr Tully's input to a murder trial was covered in several newspapers: The Sun, Daily Star, Derbyshire Times, and other local press.
Dr Tully's tips on staying safe online were published in a Midlands newspaper in light of her appearance in TV documentary 'Swipe right for murder'.
Sky News live interview, 06.04.2018
Interviewed live about rising violent and knife crime in London.
BBC Radio Cumbria live interview, 13.03.2018
Interviewed live in relation to 'road rage'/driving aggression.
The Sun, 08.03.2018
Expert comments on what can motivate parents to harm their children. Click here for the article.
Sky News live with Kay Burley, 19.02.2018
Discussion of sex offending and motivations in light of two high profile cases of Barry Bennell and Matthew Falder who received prison sentences of over 30 years.
BBC Radio Nottingham, 13.02.2018
Live discussion about forensic psychology as a career, and women in the field.
BBC East Midlands Today, 24.01.2018
Dr Tully spoke about potential solutions to some of the problems faced by HMP Nottingham.
Sky News live with Kay Burley, 16.01.2018
Live expert interview in relation to a US case involving decades of abuse of children within a family.
BBC Radio London Breakfast programme, 09.01.2018
Discussion of transparency in parole processes and decision making live with Vanessa Feltz.
BBC News Channel, 06.01.2018
Discussion of parole process and release/risk of prisoners in light of a high profile case in a live interview.
BBC Radio 4 Today programme, 06.01.2018
Discussion of factors influencing parole decisions.
Swipe Right for Murder, REALLY (Sky 155) and UKTV Play app, 7 weekly episodes beginning 16.11.2017
Documentary series featuring murders whereby the victim met the perpetrator online. Each episode details a different case. Dr Tully gives expert commentary from a psychological perspective, featuring in all seven episodes.
Dr Tully's comments from Episode 1 were featured in several newspapers (links below):
Sky News, 10.11.2017
Live expert interview regarding the high volume of cat killings and mutilation in the London area and discussion of whether this could escalate to interpersonal violence.
Real People Magazine, Issue 42, 26.10.2017
Discussion of trauma through violent victimisation and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Discussion of re-traumatisation and triggers for symptoms of PTSD as well as the need for media to be sensitive to victim issues when reporting violent crimes.
The Telegraph, The Guardian and The Daily Mail 25.08.16
Comments on factors associated with forensic mental health transfers in The Telegraph, The Guardian and The Daily Mail.
BBC Radio Berkshire breakfast show, 25.08.16
Breakfast show discussion on mental health and prison.
Sky News, 12.08.2016
Live expert interview discussing prison mental healthcare and forensic psychiatric hospital settings.
Radio 4, 12.08.16
Live drive-time interview with Eddie Mair discussing forensic mental health care.
BBC Radio Nottingham & BBC Radio Berkshire drive time shows, 12.08.16
Drive-time discussion of prison and NHS mental health care for offenders and those who have committed serious offences.
Daily Mail, 12.08.16
Comments related to the move of high profile patient to prison from high secure hospital. Click here.
12.08.16 Comments on the topic of hospital to prison transfer featured in: Glasgow Evening Times, Belfast Telegraph, Beverley Guardian, Irish Examiner, Wakefield Express, Halifax Courier, andBailiwick Press (USA).
The Conversation, December 2015
Article on violence committed by those with schizophrenia and treatment in forensic hospitals and prisons. Click here.
Sky News, 01.12.2015
Live expert interview discussing prisoners with mental health problems and transfers between prison and secure forensic psychiatric hospital settings.
Breaking news Ireland, 01.12.2015
Interviewed regarding Peter Sutcliffe, the ‘Yorkshire Ripper’. Click here
BBC News West Midlands, 13.08.2015
Expert speaker on ‘revenge porn’, live interview on 13.08.2015.
Pick Me Up magazine, 06.08.2015
Comments on violence as a means of seeking revenge.
Sky News, 09.04.2015
Expert speaker on sex offender risk assessment, live interview. Interview also featured on the iPad app and on Sky News radio stations across the UK.
The Conversation, March 2015
Article on ‘missing’ sex offenders, March 2015: Click here
JailMail – the national prison newspaper
Dr Tully wrote a column in the JailMail newspaper each month and now Dr Bamford, Senior Associate Psychologist with our team takes on this duty. Alongside an esteemed legal professional factual information relating to psychological issues is shared in a user-friendly manner, and answers to general questions posed by prisoners are given to help promote psychology to the public. Click here to view the JailMail website where you can access a digital version of back issues and the current month’s newspaper.
In 2014 Dr Tully featured in the ‘Meet the Expert’ feature written by Pearson Assessment, where she highlighted the discipline of forensic psychology and aspects of her career. Click here to view the article.
Dr Tully can assist with press enquiries. She understands the short notice nature of such requests, and will do all that she can to help.
Please email email@example.com or call us on 07779 907198.