Dr Tully is an award winning Registered and Chartered Forensic Psychologist who, along side her team of expert forensic and clinical psychologists, offers services nationwide. Dr Tully is considered to be an expert in her field.
At Tully Forensic Psychology Ltd we have a team of Associate Psychologists who deliver excellent quality expert work including the services described below. All associates are HCPC Registered and BPS Chartered Psychologists.
Our forensic psychology reporting services may be provided for prison, court or other formal proceedings (e.g. expert witness services for care proceedings), or they may be for less formal purposes. Requests for services may come from solicitors, companies or government agencies/bodies. The range of services we offer is broad and we can meet your forensic psychology needs. If the services you are looking for are not listed below, please contact us.
For example if an independent psychology report is required for parole then the solicitor may request an estimate for a psychological assessment of risk of reoffending, which may be LAA or privately funded. Make an enquiry by clicking here.
Expert witness assessment services
Examples may include:
- Forensic Psychologist expert witness assessments for court and prison purposes (medico-legal) e.g. sex offender risk assessment, violence risk assessment such as HCR-20 v3, domestic violence risk assessment e.g. SARA.
- Psychological assessments on behalf of local authorities e.g. for care proceedings and to aid the safe care of children within their placements, e.g. assessment of an adult (parent) or child. This includes risk of harm/risk assessments where a person is at risk of perpetrating harm or where they are at risk of being victimised e.g. by a parent. Assessments may be Court ordered, Local Authority (LA) instructed, or instructed by a solicitor.
- Parole reports, prison psychological assessments for adjudication purposes.
- Assessment of risk of offenders or alleged offenders (e.g. risk of violence or sexual violence) and those accused of offences.
- Assessment of cognitive functioning (exploring learning or intellectual disability) and memory deficits e.g. WAIS-IV of adults and children.
- Formulation of links between mental health or personality and offending risk.
- Mental Health Review Tribunal (MHRT/MHT) reports.
- Assessment of risk of reoffending for deportation cases or appeals, and the likely impact of deportation upon mental health.
- Formulation of difficulties and problems that may link to risk, including risk of self-harm or suicide.
- Screening for mental health conditions (such as depression, anxiety, ADHD).
- Psychological assessment of areas of functioning such as anger, low self-esteem.
- Assessment may be of personality traits and these can be described in the context of risk and general functioning.
- Assessment of psychopathy or personality disorder e.g. PCL-R, IPDE.
- Assessments of risk or learning/mental health needs for youth courts.
Our team have experience in prison, probation, community and hospital settings with adults and young people. Our team is highly trained in assessments such as SARN, Risk Matrix 2000, RSVP, SARA and HCR-20 v3 to name but a few tools. Dr Tully and her team are experts who will consider each case individually and use tools and assessments based on the needs of the case. Our team are very experienced in writing parole reports in relation to life or indeterminate sentenced prisoners (IPP/ISPP) and prisoners who have been recalled alongside criminal law cases and care proceedings.