I am a fully qualified medical doctor, and my specialism is psychiatry.
A Consultant in general adult psychiatry, forensic psychiatry and substance misuse, I have special interests in trauma, substance misuse, and personality difficulties.
I have practiced in both the NHS and private sectors throughout my career, and I continue to do so.
I undertake medico-legal work in the same clinical spheres, with a practice in criminal cases, as well as assessing alleged psychiatric damage caused by malfeasance of officers of the state, and human rights related work. I am instructed by both state institutions and the legal representatives of those seeking defence, reform and remedy. I have also been instructed in a number of cases of deaths in custody, both by the Coroner and by representatives of close families of the deceased.
I written a number of articles for the news media.