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Psychological Medico Legal Reports

Medico-Legal-ReportsThe role of Expert Psychology Services in the medico legal field
Expert Psychology Services provide a single joint expert medico legal assessment and report writing psychological service to solicitors and other professionals who require psychological medico legal assessments and reports of children and adults believed to have suffered psychological trauma as a consequence of personal injury or other adverse life events such as abuse.
What experience do Expert Psychology Services have in compiling medico legal reports?
Dr Ojarikri is an experienced child and family psychologist in the medico legal field having completed dozens of medico legal cases in the past 4 years working as an independent child and family and adult psychologist respect of both children and adults who report having suffered personal injury or other psychological trauma. She is experienced in conducting psychological assessments and preparing medico legal reports of both children and adults’ psychological difficulties using standardized psychological and personality measures which assist in the psychological assessment process. Dr Ojarikri is able to conduct medico legal assessments of clients who have suffered personal injury in a sensitive manner, and also considers other relevant issues such as pre-morbid personality and the possibility that client’s may under-report or over-report psychological difficulties. She prides herself in providing professional and thorough medico legal assessments and medico legal reports which are suitable to the needs of the Court process, but conversely are also able to be readily understood by the layperson.

Referral Procedure

Dr Ojarikri also accepts referrals from solicitors and insurance companies for therapeutic treatment of children and adults of residing in the North West suffering trauma and other difficulties and is able to provide psychological treatment using cognitive behaviour therapy and cognitive analytic therapy.

Expert Psychology Services are based in Liverpool but provide a psychological assessment and medico legal service to clients residing throughout Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales, Chester, Cheshire, Wirral, North West of England, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Channel Islands, Jersey and North East England.

Dr Ojarikri welcomes referrals for medico legal cases from solicitors and other professionals for both adults or children who have suffered personal injury or psychological trauma by email or telephone. She possesses the flexibility required for medico legal assessments and medico legal report writing, is prepared to work within the limited time frames that are required for most medico legal work, and is prepared to travel to assess clients at an address within their locality.

Dr Ojarikri is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who holds the professional qualification Doctor of Clinical Psychology, is registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS), Health and Care Professions Council and a member of the Networking Community of Psychologists in Independent Practice. Dr Ojarikri is an experienced medico legal witness for children, families, and adults. She appears on the expert witness register of JS publications and on the BPS directory of experts in relation to medico legal and other legal matters as a Chartered Clinical psychologist recommended as being able to provide medico legal and other psychological therapy services to professionals and the public.