Dr Masuma Rahim

Dr Rahim is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with experience of working in adult mental health, complex needs and in forensic settings. Dr Rahim has a particular interest in working with degenerative disorders and acquired brain injury and currently works in both assessment and neurorehabilitation. Dr Rahim has considerable experience of assessing mental capacity, both contemporaneously and retrospectively.

Dr Rahim is typically instructed by the claimant and has a specialist interest in the neurological sequelae of traumatic brain injury. Dr Rahim is currently a Special (Medical) Visitor to the Court of Protection and the Office of the Public Guardian, assessing mental capacity on the instruction of the court. Dr Rahim’s research interests are in the area of trauma, the long-term outcomes of neurological conditions and LGBT mental health.

Courts or Tribunals: Clinical Negligence, Immigration and Asylum, Mental Health Tribunals, Occupational Health, Personal Injury

Age groups: Adult, Older Adult

Psychological Specialisms: Adult Mental Health Problems, Mental Capacity, Neurological Disorder

Therapies offered: CBT, Counselling, Psychodynamic, Systemic