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Chartered Psychologist

 

 

Alan Tatham

BSc (Hons)  DipClinPsychol  CPsychol  AFBPsS
Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Chartered Psychologist

 

 

                                                         

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Appointments:

Contact Information


 

 

Therapy

Expert Witness

Curriculum Vitae

Therapy

    Age Group:                Adults

    Approaches used:      Predominantly CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).

                                        Also trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)

    Psychological difficulties:

                                    All including:

  • Low mood and depression
  • Anxiety, stress and worry
  • Panic, fears and phobias
  • Obsessive compulsive thoughts, feelings and behaviours (OCD)
  • Post-traumatic stress and anxiety (PTSD)
  • Bereavement

For further information see CV.

 

 

Therapy

Curriculum Vitae

Expert Witness

Area:

Personal Injury (not Criminal)

Age Group:

Adult (not children)

Instructions from:

Joint, Claimant and Defendant (see CV for recent percentages)

Examples of accidents / incidents:

  • Road traffic incident
  • Industrial accidents and incidents
  • Assaults
  • Other traumatic incidents or incidents with traumatic consequences

Examples of psychological effects:

  • Depression, anxiety, phobias, fears, avoidance, post traumatic stress (PTSD), acute stress disorder, adjustment disorder, etc..

 

 

Therapy

Expert Witness

 

Brief Curriculum Vitae - Alan Tatham - consultant clinical psychologist and chartered psychologist

    QUALIFICATIONS & REGISTRATIONS
        1971 BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Bristol
        1974 Diploma in Clinical Psychology (DipClinPsychol); British Psychological Societys Division of Clinical Psychology
               

                Chartered Psychologist, (CPsychol) British Psychological Society
                Associate Fellow of British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)
                British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)-Accredited Psychotherapist-CBT
                EMDR Trained Therapist (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)

                Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) - Registered Clinical Psychologist


    EMPLOYMENT
        Since 1990:    Private practice: Consultant Chartered Clinical Psychologist at 11 & 19 St John Street, Manchester.

                             Psychological Therapist (CBT & EMDR) & Expert Witness (Adult).

        1971 to 2004: National Health Service as a Clinical Psychologist.
        Retired as Head of Psychology, Bolton Salford Trafford Mental Health NHS Trust, Prestwich, Manchester (over 150 staff).


    SOME OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
        Co-founder & Director: Applying Psychology Ltd: training company

        Co-founder MP4: Manchester Psychologists and Psychotherapists in Private Practice

        Placement supervisor I lecturer, Manchester University Clinical Psychology Doctorate Course-1976 to 2004
        Placement supervisor I lecturer / assessor, Lancaster University Clinical Psychology Doctorate Course-1976 to 2004
        Placement supervisor, Liverpool University Clinical Psychology Doctorate Course 1997 to 2004
        Chair of Salford Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Training Centre 2000 to 2004
        Strategy Group, Continuing Profess Development Scheme Clin. Psych- Gr. Manchester. Strategic Health Authority, NHS 2002 to 2004
        Clinical & Social Care Governance Committee, Bolton Salford Trafford Mental Health NHS Trust, 1999 to 2004
        Research Governance Committee, Bolton Salford Trafford Mental Health Trust 1999 to 2004
        Clinical & Social Care Effectiveness Committee Psychology sub-group, Bolton Salford Trafford Mental Health Trust 2001 to 2004
        DOH I BPS National Assessor for senior posts in Clinical Psychology 1990 to 1996, 1999 to 2006
        Senior Management Team-Bolton Salford Trafford Mental Health Partnership 2002 to 2003
        Chair Clinical Psychology Advisory Committee-Salford & Trafford Health Authority 1996 to 2001
        Chair of Clinical Effectiveness Committee, Mental Health Services of Salford NHS Trust, 1999 to 2001
        Chair of Clinical Psychology Sub-group Greater Manchester West Education & Training Consortium, responsible for purchasing
        of Clinical Psychology Doctorate training throughout the North West Region, 1997 to 2000
        Course Organiser, Psychology Department, Manchester University 3rd Year Options Course, 1981 to 1999
        Member of North West NHS Executive Regional Mental Health Staff Development & Education Co-ordination Group, 1997/8
        Member of Examiners Board, University of North Wales for Clinical Psychology Doctorate,1994 to 1997
        Examiner for British Psychological Society Division of Clinical Psychology Diploma in Clinical Psychology, 1991 to 1993
        Chair of the North West Regional Committee of Clinical Psychologists, 1988 to 1991
        Chair of National Special Interest Group of Division of Clinical Psychology, British Psychological Society 1985 to 1986
        (Various other offices, lectures, seminars, workshops etc.)

    EXPERT WITNESS EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
        Sweet & Maxwell Checked Expert Witness 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

        Law Society Directory checked Expert Witness 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.
       

        Since 1990 Instructions received from claimants, defendants and joint
        Current: 60% claimants, 40% defendants
        Number of reports currently limited to approximately 12 per year
       

        Expert Witness training:
            Bond Solon Training, Haymarket, London -1996 Courtroom Skills, 1996 Report Writing
            Road Accidents and the Mind (1998 Conference), Lyons Davidson Solicitors, Bristol
            Lord Woolf's Reforms I Single Joint Expert Witness, Thomas Sands Training, 01 June 1999
            Single Joint Expert Witness, Bond Solon (London), 12 July 1999
            Medical Experts Training, DLA Solicitors, Manchester / London 2002

            Personal Injury Expert Witness Work: An update. MP4 Manchester 2010
            Psychologist Expert Witness in Personal Injury & Medical Negligence: Jobling Gowler Solicitors with Applying Psychology Ltd: Manchester 2013

            Live Courtroom Experience, Skills and Cross Examination: St Johns Buildings chambers with Applying Psychology Ltd: Manchester Civil Justice Centre 2013

 

    MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
        British Psychological Society Associate Fellow
        Member of Division of Clinical Psychology of British Psychological Society
        Member of British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

        Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC): Registered Clinical Psychologist

        PSIGE Special Interest Group of the British Psychological Society Division of Clinical Psychology (National Chairman 1985/6)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    [CV last updated 13.01.17]

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