Dr Brigid Duffy

Dr Duffy has worked in the NHS for over 15 years and has experience with working with children and young people with a learning disability, Looked after Children, Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and vulnerable adults. She has developed robust skills in clinical assessment and formulation of difficulties. Using a variety of quantitative and qualitative assessment and clinical skills.

Dr Duffy has numerous experience of write child psychological expert witness reports where she can advise the court on; identifiable psychological difficulties, the treatment recommended, the cause of such difficulties, provide a clinical opinion of the child’s care needs and also can assess attachment relationships and parenting.

Areas of specialism

  • Developmental Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Attachment difficulties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Looked After Children
  • Assessment and formulation
  • Self-harm / Suicidal Ideation
  • Parent Assessments


Profession: Psychologist

Courts or Tribunals: Family Court, Immigration and Asylum

Age groups: Adolescent, Adult, Child

Psychological Specialisms: Autistic Spectum Disorder, Learning Difficulties, Mental Capacity, Parent-Child Attachment, Parental alienation, Personality Disorder, Substance Misuse, Trauma and PTSD

Therapies offered: