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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

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)