Dr Alicia King

Dr King has been working within the field of mental health since 2013. Since qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist in 2019, she has specialised in working in teams and systems that provide services to individuals who present with problematic personality presentations, complex trauma, and high risk of harm to self and/or others. She has experience of working in both clinical and forensic settings, including low secure, probation and prison settings. She has experience using a range of therapeutic models but primarily uses principles from Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), attachment theory, and Mentalisation-Based Treatment (MBT). She has experience in using structured risk and psychometric assessments including the HCR-20, SAPROF, and MCMI-II.

Areas of specialism

  • Personality Disorder
  • Complex trauma
  • Adult mental health assessments and therapy
  • Assessing and formulating risk of suicide, self-harm, and violence
  • Assessment and expert witness work relating to personal injury and medical negligence claims



Courts or Tribunals: Clinical Negligence, Criminal and Offending, Occupational Health, Personal Injury

Age groups: Adolescent, Adult, Child, Family

Psychological Specialisms: Autistic Spectum Disorder, Domestic Abuse, Personality Disorder, Trauma and PTSD

Therapies offered: Dialectic Behaviour Therapy, EMDR