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Psychologists & Psychiatrists

 

Dr Sue O'Rourke

sue o'rourke

Profession -  Clinical Psychologist
Email - sueorourke@btinternet.com
Location - Northwest but will travel anywhere in UK  
Professional body and registration number - HCPC - PYL 17955, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society - 024008
Number of years experience in Deafness - 27
BSL level- Qualified Interpreter NRCPD No. 1013914 .
Client group - Adults, Older adults and people with learning disabilities. People with acquired brain injury.
Services offered - Medico-legal reports * Family * Criminal * Personal injury * Clinical negligence * Assessment Therapy * Consultancy and training *Capacity Assessments* 
Any other information/skills - EMDR trained

Dr Sally Austen
sally austen

Profession - Clinical Psychologist
Email address - deafness@austenpsychology.co.uk
Further contact details - www.austenpsychology.co.uk
Location – Midlands but will travel anywhere in UK
Professional body and registration number -Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (31236); Health Professions Council (PYL01838)
Number of years experience in Deafness - 22
BSL Level - CACDP Level 3 (Advanced)
Client group - Adults, Older Adults and Families: Mental health, Learning disability, Substance misuse, Brain injury
Services offered - Medico-legal reports * Capacity assessments * Personal injury * Clinical negligence * Assessment Therapy *Criminal * Consultancy and training
Any other information/skills - Supervision of BSL interpreters (Skype/Facetime and 1:1) and mental health professionals in deafness

Dr Mary Griggs
mary griggs

Profession -  Clinical Psychologist
Email - Email: mary.Griggs@nhs.net Phone: 0777 6211219
Location - Bristol/Gloucestershire - Will tavel within South West of England
Professional body and registration number - HCPC - PYL04336
Number of years experience in Deafness - 19
BSL level - Level 3
Client group - Adults
Services offered - Medico-legal reports * Criminal * Personal injury * Clinical negligence * Assessment Therapy

 

Dr Brendan Monteiro
Brendan Monteiro

Profession - Consultant Psychiatrist
Emailsuemcateer.brown@virgin.net
Further contact details - Sue McAteer Brown PO Box 604, Bury, BL8 9LZ.
Location - Northwest but will travel anywhere in UK  
Professional body and registration number - GMC - 2812610.
Number of years experience in Deafness - 29
BSL Level - Level 3 CACDP (Advanced).
Client group - Adults Children and families Older adults. Learning disability. People with acquired brain injury.
Services offered - Medico-legal reports * Family * Criminal * Personal injury * Clinical negligence *
Any other information/skills - Spoken Hindi/Urdu and personal experience of Asian cultural issues.

Dr Kevin Baker
kevin baker

Profession - Clinical Psychologist
Email - kevin.baker@nhs.net
Location - East Midlands but will travel anywhere in UK 
Professional body and registration number - British Psychological Society (BPS) - 171111; Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) - PYL02156
Number of years experience in Deafness - Clinical: 8 years; Personal: 40+ years
BSL Level - CACDP Level 3 (Advanced)
Client group - Adults Children and families, Learning disability.
Services offered - Medico-legal reports * Family * Assessment of Capacity to make decisions * Personal injury *
Any other information/skills - EMDR trained

Dr. Andrew John Cornes
Andy Cornes

Profession - Counselling Psychologist/Family & Systemic Psychotherapist
Email address - director@viewpsychology.com or andrewjcornes@gmail.com
Further contact details - www.viewpsychology.com
Location – North West but will travel anywhere in UK 
Professional body and registration number - British Psychological Society (BPS - 250885); United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists (UKCP - 04156322); Association for Family Therapy & Systemic Practice (AFT); Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) - PYL30643
Number of years experience in Deafness - 26
BSL Level - CACDP Level 3 (Advanced)
Client group - Adults (capacity to parent assessment/assessment of attachment to child). Children and families, Older adults and people with learning disabilities. Children/adolescents with acquired brain injury.
Services offered - Family * Personal injury * Capacity to Parent Assessments including Attachment* Children and Adolescents (Impact and Risk of Abuse) *Assessment* Therapy * Consultancy and training.

Any other information/skills - EMDR trained

Dr Jim Cromwell
Jim Cromwell

Profession - Psychologist
Email address - psychology@jimcromwell.com
Further contact details
Location- South West England
Professional body and registration number - HCPC PYL 04180 AFBPsS 70257 NRCPD 1002371
Number of years experience in Deafness- 30 years
BSL Level - BSL NVQ 4(6)
Client group
Services offered - Dr Jim Cromwell MA(Hons) PsychD CPsychol is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He has been a Trustee and Chair of the British Society for Mental Health and Deafness, is a Level 4(6) signer and qualified BSL/English Sign Language Interpreter. He has worked with Deaf people since 1988. He works with Deaf adults, children and families, including learning disabled people and those with complex needs, and offers medico-legal reports, consultancy and training, assessment and therapy.

Any other information/skills - 

Sign Language Interpreters

 

Sean Nicholson

Profession - Sign Language Interpreter
Email address - sean.nicholson@signsolutions.uk.com
Further contact details - Sign Solutions 08450770041
Location – Midlands but will travel anywhere in UK
Professional body and registration number - NRCPD - 1001233, UK register expert witnesses, ITI.
Number of years experience in Deafness - 25
BSL Level - MA BSL/English Interpreting
Client group - Adults, Children and families, Older Adults and clients with learning disabilities
Services offered - Issues relating to interpreting accuracy, police interviews, interpreter provision in court.

Any other information/skills - Training services - sign language and deaf awareness

Gloria Ogborn
gloria ogborn

Profession - Qualified BSL Interpreter (RSLI), Legal Interpreting, CPD Trainer, Interpreting Assessor (Level 6) & Consultancy Services

Email - gloriao@blueyonder.co.uk

Phone: 07966 923467
Location - Bristol but will travel anywhere in UK  
Professional body and registration number - NRCPD: 1001522, ASLI: 0000051  (Fellow – Legal specialism)

UK Register of Expert Witnesses 

Number of years experience in Deafness - 55
BSL level- NVQ Level 6 Registered Qualified Interpreter
Client group - Adults, Older adults and people with learning disabilities. People with acquired brain injury.
Services offered - Legal reports * Family * Criminal * Personal injury * Clinical negligence * Assessment * Consultancy and training - Interpreting ethics and professionalism, Standards of BSL, English interpreters and interpretations


Social Workers

 

Suzanne Robinson

Wendy Anderson

Profession - Social Worker
Email address - ser@btclick.com
Further contact details - 07775881729
Location – Greater Manchester but will travel anywhere in UK
Professional body and registration number - HCPC - SW58865, NRCPD - 1003515
Number of years experience in Deafness - 27
BSL Level - Qualified Interpreter Status
Client group - Adults, Children and families, Older Adults and clients with learning disabilities
Services offered - Medico-legal reports * Family * Personal injury * Clinical negligence * Assessment Therapy

Any other information/skills - Specialist expertise in carry out comprehensive social work/parenting assessments within family care proceedings

Wendy Anderson
Wendy Anderson

Profession: Specialist Social Work with Deaf People
Email: wendy@deafindependent.org.uk
Further contact details: www.deafindependent.org.uk Tel: 02081668268
Location: England (including, south west, south east, London)
Professional body and registration number HCPC SW 37626 NRCPD: Pending
Qualified Sign Language Translator
Number of years experience in deafness: Native Deaf BSL user.  Social Work with Deaf People and Mental Health; Team Manager County-wide Deaf Services Team (frontline social work, equipment for deaf and hard of hearing community, and sign language interpreting service) ; 16 years post qualifying experience in social work. Trainer and Assessor for
BSL Level : Trainer and assessor for diploma in Level 6 BSL translators
Client Group: Generic Social Work (adults, children, learning disability, mental health, older people)
Services offered: Family (parenting assessments)* Family Sign Language Training *  Assessment of adults, including Mental Capacity Assessments* Consultant in Equality Law and deafness.

Language Therapists

Kim Williams
Kim Williams
Profession -  Speech and Language Therapist
Email - williams_sk@hotmail.com
Location - Manchester - Will tavel within approx 25 mile radius of city
Professional body and registration number - Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, HCPC - SLO4246
Number of years experience in Deafness - 19
BSL level - Level 2
Client group - Adults, Older adults and people with learning disabilities. People with acquired brain injury.
Services offered - Assessment  - communication and Dysphagia (eating and drinking difficulties). Therapy /programmes/advice Other  - training around communication and total communication environments
Any other information/skills - Use of Total Communication techniques including communication aids (AAC)