a range of specialised psychological services for schools, parents
and families, social services, employers and employees, covering
The stresses of modern times bear down hard upon many of us from
an early age, leading to disruptive pressures in our homes, at
school and in the work place.
assessment and treatment programmes formulated to suit individual
needs, SEPS can help anyone in special need of consultancy to
better understand and cope with their problems, be they educational,
behavioural or vocational.
Educational and Clinical Psychological Service, SEPS can make
a thorough assessment of a child's needs, and quickly furnish
a report on the methods most likely to be effective in dealing
with individual difficulties, whether these are emotional, academic
We can work
with teachers and parents in overcoming children's learning difficulties
in general, or in specific subjects such as reading, spelling
or mathematics; in advising upon specific courses; and in developing
vocational skills. Specialised testing for dyslexia is available.
At a time
when the expertise of Expert Witnesses is frequently questioned,
we are able to offer a service based on a combination of research
and publications in a variety of specific areas dealing with Forensic
We have been carrying out such work for almost 10 years and have
found that at times of economic stringencies, funds have never
been refused from such organisations as Legal Aid.
are our areas of expertise?
intellectual and personality assessment, children with abuse problems,
minimum and maximum brain damage, delinquent or criminal activities,
psychological aspects, failure to receive education according
to their special needs.
with emotional and behavioural problems, serious crimes wherein
there is a psychological factor explaining the behaviour, crimes
committed as a result of subnormality or moral imbecility, Münchausen
Syndrome, post-traumatic Stress and client accused of Rape, Homicide,
Substance Abuse, Alcoholism, Dyslexia, Kleptomania, Arson, diminished
responsibility, divorce, child custody and access, parental attention
syndrome (PAS), mental illness, criminal responsibility, psychiatric
and psychological disorders, brain injury, child sex abuse and
special needs (Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Dysorthographia) and road
rage (aggression in driving).
testing, aptitude testing and interest testing. Recently much
work has been done on mediation and conciliation work with couples.
Within business and industry, there have been requests for help
in resolving personality clashes and in improving communication,
participation and morale within such small or larger organisations.
Questions and Answers
the Psychologist do for you?
qualified and experienced Psychologist, who is a chartered member
of the British Psychological Association and on the UK Register
of Expert Witnesses, and is also on the Law Society List of Expert
Witnesses, can offer the following expertise:
He will provide
you with a comprehensive and highly professional service based
on a personal diagnostic assessment of your client. This will
consist of in-depth interviews and more importantly objective
and projective testing based on standardised norms. This is then
followed by a written report concerning your client and responding
to your brief.
this Report help you?
It will provide
an objective expert opinion in response to your questions and
the needs of your client, backed up by research, much of which
has been published.
Psychologist be prepared to be an Expert Witness in court?
Yes, he will.
He has researched and written about many aspects of Forensic Psychology.
These are available on request. They provide the kind of back-up
of expertise frequently required when experts are cross-examined
as to their basis for being experts.
the Psychologist differ from a Psychiatrist?
in many ways. Chiefly, the psychologist does not rely on interviews
and opinions based solely thereon. He has standardised tools to
measure objectively and report what hè finds. His training
is more specialised to diagnose and treat problems.
provide assessment and forensic evidence for solicitors and barristers
in the courts, but this may not be sufficient. For this reason
we have decided to offer a remedial or therapeutic service in
addition, should this be required as a result of a case which
is heard in the courts. Of particular interest has been the work
involving one or more of the following problems: minimal brain
dysfunction as a result of accidents or other injuries; treatment
for depression or post-traumatic stress disorder; diagnosis and
treatment for a variety of emotional and behavioural difficulties
including a tendency towards aggression, phobias, marital problems,