Update: Clinicians and Affiliates of Applied Psychology Solutions are currently offering video assessments.
Applied Psychology Solutions is founded and run by Dr Kathryn Newns, who has been specialising in medico-legal expert witness work for over 10 years and holds the Cardiff Law School Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate.
Applied Psychology Solutions has partnered with the Expert Witness Institute to offer training events and workshops for medico-legal experts.
We are connected with a network of Clinical Psychologists throughout the UK – the Expert Witness Psychology Network. This network represents a group of independent Clinical Psychologists with extensive medico-legal experience. Through the PDF attached to this entry, or via the Expert Witness Psychology Network on our website, we can assist you in finding the right Clinical Psychologist in the right location.
Dr Newns and all of the psychologists within the Expert Witness Psychology Network are fully qualified Clinical Psychologists, holding doctoral level qualifications, chartered with the British Psychological Society and registered with the HCPC.
Areas of Work:
Applied Psychology Solutions Expert Witness services (and those of the nationwide Expert Witness Psychology Network) provide regular expert witness reports in a variety of areas. The specialities of each clinician does vary but these include (but are not limited to):
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) assessments
Psychological effects of chronic pain
Assessments of capacity
Fitness to plead
Legitimacy of stress and return to work claims
Neuropsychology assessments and brain injury (through the Expert Witness Psychology Network – see PDF/website for more details)
Family and criminal cases (through the Expert Witness Psychology Network, where some clinicians hold Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificates in this area – see PDF/website for more details)
We are able to assess children and adults and have significant experience of working with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or Learning Disabilities. We have extensive experience of the effects of trauma and stress including depression, PTSD, anxiety disorders.
Applied Psychology Solutions currently operates regular clinics:
East Anglia: Cambridge, Peterborough, Ely, Ipswich, and Norwich
Sussex: Brighton, Crawley (Gatwick)
We are members of the Clinical Psychologists from the Expert Witness Psychology Network, who offer Nationwide cover (see PDF/website for more details)
We provide reports for both Claimant and Defendant lawyers and insurers including joint instructions. Clients are typically seen within 4 – 6 weeks of instruction.
We aim to offer thorough assessments and concise and articulate reports with fast turnaround time.