Dr Laura O’Halloran

Dr O’Halloran has worked in the field of clinical psychology for over ten years and specialises in working with children and adults with mental health difficulties. She has vast experience within the field of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), other neurodevelopmental disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and childhood and adult mental health difficulties.

She has also worked in adult mental health services, child and adolescent mental health services, specialist paediatric psychology services and looked after children teams within the NHS and county council. She also trained in the assessment and treatment of trauma in both children and adults

Dr O’Halloran has prepared more than 150 reports. These reports have covered the following areas:
• Assessment of cognitive functioning in children and adults
• Assessment of memory in children and adults
• Assessment of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
• Assessment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and
• Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
• Assessment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
• Assessment of Mental Health, in adults, children and adolescents
• Risk assessments regarding deliberate self harm and suicide in children and adolescents
• Assessments for Family Court in child protection

Courts or Tribunals: Adoption or Foster Care, Education, Family Court, Immigration and Asylum

Age groups: Adolescent, Adult, Child

Psychological Specialisms: ADHD, Adult Mental Health Problems, Autistic Spectum Disorder, Behavioural Difficulties, Child Mental Health, Learning Difficulties, Mental Capacity, Neurological Disorder, Parent-Child Attachment, Parenting Problems, Physical Disabilty, School Problems, Trauma and PTSD

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