Dr Phil Moore

Dr Moore is a Health-Care Profession Council registered Consultant Neuropsychologist & Clinical Psychologist.  He has over twenty years experience of working clinically and previously worked for 15 years within the NHS. His core qualifications include a degree in psychology, post graduate qualifications in mental health and psychotherapy, a doctorate in clinical psychology and a post doctorate qualification in clinical neuropsychology. He has over ten years experience of completing medicolegal expert witness work in all types of brain injury and is Director of medicolegal-psychology-neuropsychology ltd providing expert reports and treatment. He has provided a part-time Consultative role to the Office for the Public Guardian. He has been appointed Consultant Neuropsychologist for a multi-national study of mild cognitive impairment and dementia. He started and lead an NHS acquired brain injury/stroke service in North Devon and has worked in both NHS inpatient and NHS community neuro-rehabilitation services in Exeter, Devon. In addition to his NHS work he has held the position of Clinical Lead for the National Autistic Society from 2010-2013. He has lectured at the University of Plymouth and University of Exeter Doctorate training programmes and is leading research on related medicolegal topics at Plymouth University. He is editor and author of ‘Neuropsychological Aspects of Brain Injury Litigation: A Medicolegal Handbook for Lawyers and Clinicians’. He produces approximately 50-60 expert witness neuropsychological reports per year for claimant and defendant.

Areas of Specialism

  • Neuropsychological assessments following brain injury (mild to severe)
  • Clinical negligence
  • Catastrophic injury
  • Personal injury
  • Mental capacity and CoP
  • Fitness to practice decisions following acquired brain injury
  • Entitlement to pension through psychological / neurological ill-health
  • Psychological Injury following an accident )impact and prognosis of brain injury / psychological sequelae / trauma
  • Assessments of clinical groups including brain injury, stroke, learning disabilities, autism and mental illness
  • He is skilled in the assessment of forensic risk including violence and sexual violence towards adults.
  • Mental health and mental capacity for defendants in criminal cases (brain injury, stroke, 
learning disabilities, autism and mental illness).

Profession: Psychologist

Courts or Tribunals: Criminal and Offending, Neuropsychological

Age groups: Adult, Child, Older Adult

Psychological Specialisms: ADHD, Behavioural Difficulties, Child Mental Health, Domestic Abuse, Forensic, Learning Difficulties, Parenting Problems, Personality Disorder, Relationships Difficulites, School Problems, Substance Misuse, Trauma and PTSD

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