Dr Mats Dernevik

Dr Mats Dernevik Clinical and Forensic Psychologist

Dr Dernevik has worked as a Clinical and Forensic psychologist for 30 years encompassing forensic mental health services, prison services, academic combining clinical with research and academic lectureships. He currently works as Consultant Psychologist in the private healthcare sector, as a visiting research fellow at Lincoln University and independent expert.

His specialist clinical and research interests include offending and mental disorder, clinical risk assessment and management, mental capacity and suggestibility, particularly in vulnerable adults. He has also worked extensively with mental health disorders, addictions and severe and enduring personality disorder. He has worked extensively as an expert witness for the Family Courts, Criminal Courts, probation boards and Mental Health Review Tribunals.  He has also been a consultant for refugee and immigration services and gender identity issues in Sweden.

Courts or Tribunals: Adoption or Foster Care, Clinical Negligence, Criminal and Offending, Employment, Family Court, Immigration and Asylum, Mental Health Tribunals, Occupational Health, Personal Injury

Age groups: Adolescent, Adult

Psychological Specialisms: Adult Mental Health Problems, Anger and Violence, Autistic Spectum Disorder, Domestic Abuse, Forensic, Learning Difficulties, Mental Capacity, Parent-Child Attachment, Parenting Problems, Personality Disorder, Psychosexual Difficulties, Relationships Difficulites, Sexual Offending, Substance Misuse, Trauma and PTSD, Youth Offending

Therapies offered: Psychological Supervision