Tully Forensic Psychology
Complete forensic psychology service provision: assessment, treatment, training, supervision, consultancy and research.


Selected publications/conference presentations

Timmins, K., Evans, L. & Tully, R.J. (2018, in press). Inter-Rater Reliability of the Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START). Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology.

Ball, L., Tully, R.J. & Egan, V. (2018). The influence of impulsivity and the Dark Triad on self-reported aggressive driving behaviours. Accident Analysis and Prevention 120, 130-138. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2018.08.010

Ashworth, S., Browne, K. & Tully, R.J. (2018). A systematic review exploring the quality and effectiveness of tools currently used to measure attitudes toward prisoner populations: Exploring reliability and validity. Journal of Forensic Psychology Research and Practice 18(1), 19-44. DOI: 18.1080/24732850.2017.1409605

Ashworth, S., & Tully, R.J. (2017). Autism awareness training for Youth Offending Team staff members. Advances in Autism 3(4), 240-249. DOI: 10.1108/AIA-04-2017-0010

Bothamley, S. & Tully, R.J. (2017). Use of the Social Problem Solving Inventory-Revised (SPSI-R) with forensic populations: A psychometric critique. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Early cite. DOI: 10.1177/0306624x17734801

Tully, R.J. (2017, September 28th). Sex offender treatment: What next? Invited presentation at the Association of Prison lawyers (APL) Conference, London, UK.

Berry, L., Tully, R.J., & Egan, V.E. (2017). A case study approach to reducing the risks of child sexual exploitation (CSE). Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. online first. DOI:10.10.80/10538712.2017.1360428

Bothamley, S., & Tully, R.J. (2017). Understanding revenge pornography: public perception of revenge pornography and victim blaming. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research. Online first click here.

Higgs, T., Tully, R.J., & Browne, K.D. (2017). Psychometric properties in forensic application of the screening version of the Psychopathy Checklist. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Online first click here. DOI:10.1177/0306624X17719289

Higgs T., Carter, A.J., Tully, R.J., & Browne, K.D. (2017). Sexual murder typologies: A systematic review. Aggression and Violent Behavior 35, 1-12. DOI: 10.1016/j.avb.2017.05.004

Tully, R.J. & Bailey. T. (2017). Validation of the Paulhus Deception Scales (PDS) in the UK and examination of the links between PDS and personality. Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice 3(1) 38-50. doi: 10.1108/JCRPP-10-2016-0027 Also presented at the British Psychological Society Division of Forensic Psychology annual conference, 14.06.2017, Bristol, UK.

Ashworth, S., Mooney, P., & Tully, R.J. (2017). A case study demonstrating the effectiveness of an adapted DBT program upon increasing adaptive emotion management skills, with an individual diagnosed with mild learning disability and emotionally unstable personality disorder. Journal of Forensic Psychology Research and Practice 17(1), 38-60

Green, K., Kukan, Z., & Tully, R.J. (2017). Public perceptions of ‘negging’: lowering women’s self-esteem to increase the male’s attractiveness and achieve sexual conquest. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research 9(2) (online first)

Kerr, N., Tully, R.J., & Völlm, B. (2017). Volunteering with sex offenders: the attitudes of volunteers toward sex offenders, their treatment and rehabilitation. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. (Online first) doi: 10.1177/1079063217691964

Tully, R.J. & Barrow, A. (2017). Using an integrated, Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) approach to treat intimate partner violence risk. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research 9(2) (online first)

Browne, K.D., Hines, M., & Tully, R.J. (2016). The differences between sex offenders who victimise older women and sex offenders who offend against children. Aging and Mental Health 22(1), 11-18. DOI:10.1080/13607863.2016.1202892

Ball, L., Tully, R.J., & Egan, V. (2016). The SAPAS, personality traits, and personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders. Online first, 1-14.  DOI:10.1521/pedi_2016_30_259

Ashworth, S. & Tully, R.J. (2016). ASD In Forensic Settings: Hidden Populations Still Experience The ‘Diagnosis Crisis’. British Medical Journal. Click here.

Ashworth, S., Mooney, P., & Tully, R.J. (2016). Adapted DBT Programme for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Problems Managing Emotions: Staff Awareness Training. Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, 10 (3), pp. -. DOI 10.1108/AMHID-12-2015-0053.

Tully, R.J. (2016, April). Invited case discussion panel member. Association of Prison Lawyers Annual Conference. 20.04.2016.

Evans, L. & Tully, R.J. (2016). The Triarchic Psychopathy Measure (TriPM): Alternative to the PCL-R?Aggression and Violent Behaviour, 27, 79-86. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2016.003.004 Click here.

Tully, R.J. (2016). Clinical review of the MCMI-IV. Click here

Tully, R.J. (2015, Dec). Peter Sutcliffe cannot have been ‘cured’ of schizophrenia. The Conversation.Click here.

Pryboda, J., Tully, R.J., & Browne, K.D. (2015). Is the Risk Matrix 2000 applicable to intellectually disabled sex offenders? Aggression and Violent Behaviour, 25, 184-190. doi: 10.1016/j.avb.2015.08.002 Click here.

Tully, R.J. & Browne, K.D. (2015, May) Risk assessment in a time of austerity: Debate. Royal College of Psychiatrists Biannual Meeting, invited debate.

Schamborg, S. & Tully, R.J. (2015). A systematic review of the effectiveness of anger management interventions among adult male offenders in secure settings. Archives of Forensic Psychology 1(2), 28-54. Click here for open access.

Schamborg, S., Tully, R.J., & Browne, K.D. (2015). The use of the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory-II with forensic populations: A psychometric critique. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60(11), 1239-1256. doi: 10.1177/0306624X15577932

Tully, R.J., Browne, K.D., & Craig, L.A. (2015). An examination of the predictive validity of the Structured Assessment of Risk and Need Treatment Needs Analysis (SARN-TNA) in England and Wales. Criminal Justice and Behaviour, 42(5), 509-528. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0093854814553096

Tully, R.J. (2015, March). How can 400 sex offenders go missing? The Conversation. Click here.

Tully, R.J., & Browne, K.D. (2015). Appraising the Risk Matrix 2000 sex offender risk assessment tool.International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 59(2), 211-224. doi:10.1177/0306624X13508928

Brown, S., & Tully, R.J. (2014). Components underlying sex offender treatment refusal: An exploratory analysis of the Treatment Refusal Scale-Sex Offender version. Journal of Sexual Aggression 20(1), 69-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13552600.2012.759282 (also presented as oral paper at Coventry University Forensic Psychology Conference, 14th Sept 2012, Coventry, England, UK).

Tully, R.J. (2013). Sex offender treatment and risk assessment: A case study of an individual on the NHS/NOMS personality disorder offender pathway. Invited oral paper at the Nottinghamshire Healthcare & University of Nottingham Annual Trent Study Day, 12th July 2013, Rampton Hospital, Nottinghamshire, UK.

Tully, R.J., Chou, S.C., & Browne, K.D. (2013). A systematic review on the effectiveness of sex offender risk assessment tools in predicting sexual recidivism of adult male sex offenders. Clinical Psychology Review 33, 287-316. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2012.12.002 (Also presented as poster at the British Psychological Society Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference, 24th-26th June 2012, Cardiff, Wales, UK).

Tully, R.J., & McCaw, S. (2012). Developments in prison based programmes. Invited oral paper presented at Coventry University Forensic Psychology Conference, 14th Sept, Coventry, England, UK.

Selected poster presentations

Ashworth, S., Ashworth, J. & Tully, R. J. (2016, April). A Potential Pathway To Offending: A Summary Formulation Of Factors Associated With Offending For An Individual Diagnosed With ASC. Presented at International Conference for Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities, National Autistic Society, Manchester. UK (April) and at the BPS Division of Forensic Psychology Conference, Brighton, UK (June).

Ashworth, S., Mooney, P. & Tully, R.J. (2016, June). An Exploratory Analysis Of A Scale To Measure Attitudes Towards Mentally Disordered Offenders. To be presented at the BPS Division of Forensic Psychology Conference, Brighton, UK and at the CLAHRC East Midlands Institute of Mental Health (IMH) Conference, The University of Nottingham, UK.

Berry, L., & Tully, R.J. (2016, June). A Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Risk Reduction Therapy Group for Adolescent Girls in a Residential Care Setting. Poster presented at the BPS Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference, Brighton, UK.

Furniss, L., Tully, R.J., & Völlm, B. (2016, June). The efficacy of violence risk prediction using the HCR-20 in intellectually disabled offenders. Poster presented at the BPS Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference, Brighton, UK.

Berry, L. Egan, V., Tully, R.J. Braham, L. Howden, S. (2016, June). Treating Violent Offenders, Does Motivation Make a Difference? Poster to be presented at The University of Nottingham Research Showcase 2016, Nottingham, UK.

Berry, L., Tully, R.J., & Egan, V. (2016, May). A Systematic Review of the Importance of Motivation in Violence Reduction Treatment for Adult Male Offenders. Poster presented at the Institute of Mental Health Research Day, The University of Nottingham, UK.

Bothamley, S.L., & Tully, R.J. (2016, June). Understanding Revenge Pornography: Public Perceptions of revenge porn and factors influencing Victim Blaming. Poster Presented at the BPS Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference, Brighton, UK.



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