Personal Injury Medico-Legal Workshop for Psychologists

Personal Injury Training for Psychologists

Psychologists interested in moving into personal injury work and seasoned experts looking to develop their skills may be interested in attending the following Personal Injury Training Workshop. Focusing on the issues of diagnosis and ‘the journey of a medico-legal report’, the training will address issues of common themes, concerns and aid you in navigating the personal injury landscape.


14th June 2019

10am to 4pm

Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ

£155 + VAT (lunch and refreshments included)

(15% off for Psychology Experts Associates, contact us for information)



Learning objectives:

  • Consideration of the range of opinion with regards the diagnosis aspect of a medico legal report writing
  • Understanding the diagnostic framework and common diagnosis seen in a medico legal civil litigation clinic
  • Differential diagnoses
  • Understanding the process of writing a medico legal civil litigation report from a psychologist’s perspective
  • Where the reports come from – the role of agencies and instructing parties
  • What to consider when assessing for a civil litigation case, including psychometrics, issues of malingering, attribution, vulnerability, treatment and prognosis.
  • How to respond to amendment requests, queries and part 35 questions and joint statements
The afternoon session will include interactive elements and delegates will have an opportunity to share their knowledge. The afternoon session will be followed by a Q&A.

The trainers:

Dr Kathryn Newns is a Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of civil litigation medical expert witness experience. She holds the Bond Solon/Cardiff Law school certificate and regularly mentors and supervises Psychologists working in Personal Injury work.

Dr Paul Mallet is a Consultant Psychiatrist based at London Bridge hospital. He specialises in psychosis, anxiety, depression and PTSD, and has over 10 years of medico-legal experience in a variety of settings.


CPD certificates will be provided.


Limited places are available. If you are interested in booking a place, email Susie.

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