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Criminal Proceedings – Psychology Witness

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Expert Psychology Services specialise in providing an expert witness psychology service in relation to criminal proceedings involving children, adolescents and adults.
What role does Expert Psychology Services play within criminal proceedings?
Dr. Ojarikri is an experienced expert witness in criminal proceedings concerning children, adolescents and adults who are defendants within the court arena. She is experienced in acting as an expert witness within court criminal proceedings having prepared dozens of forensic reports in relation to both children, adolescents and adults which address issues such as accurately assessing clients’ mental health, psychopathy, intellectual functioning, provide an assessment of the risk that clients may pose to themselves or others and practical recommendations to enable vulnerable children and adults to cope with the stress of the criminal Court process.

Dr. Ojarikri is the director of Expert Psychology Services which is professionally based in Liverpool. She welcomes referrals for criminal proceedings work from solicitors and other professionals by email or telephone throughout the United Kingdom (UK) having previously undertaken work In Cumbria, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, North East England, North Wales, Chester, Cheshire, Merseyside, and North West England.

She is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with her professional organisation the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Clinical Psychologist practitioner. She also belongs to the Networking Community of Psychologists in Independent practice. Dr. Ojarikri is also a bonafide expert witness who appears on the BPS expert witness register in respect of criminal proceedings and other legal psychological work.