Dr Leyland Sheppard

Since 2005 Dr Sheppard has worked as a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist and Medical Psychotherapist in the NHS. Since 2008 he has reported extensively to the Family and Civil Courts on psychiatric diagnosis, risk assessment, causation and treatment including personal injury, clinical negligence and psychiatric cases referred to the Coroner. The quality of his  reports has been externally verified, underwriting his membership of two external bodies for expert witnesses. He has recent experience of attending court in person and remotely.

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Mental Health
  • Depression
  • Expert Witness Psychiatry
  • Schizophrenia
  • Personality Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Relationships
  • Medicolegal Reporting
  • Impulsive Behaviour

Profession: Psychiatrist

Courts or Tribunals: Clinical Negligence, Family Court, Occupational Health, Personal Injury, Psychiatric Assessment

Age groups: Adult

Psychological Specialisms: Adult Mental Health Problems, Personality Disorder, Substance Misuse, Trauma and PTSD

Therapies offered: