Esther John

Esther M. John is a clinical and forensic psychologist with over 19 years of experience working with individuals and groups, both locally and abroad. Her experience of work is within the criminal justice system, law enforcement, children in care and group work in psychiatric hospitals. She is skilled at forensic risk assessments for violent offenders, sexual offenders, honour-based violence offenders and group-based violence offenders including extremists. These professional opinions provide management, supervision and protective strategies to support service users. Her clinical specialism affords her the skill and expertise to provide these risk factors and their associated meaning in the context of co-morbid clinical syndromes. Furthermore, Esther has extensive experience with psycho-educational, psychopathy, personality and mood assessments as well as assessing clinical syndromes such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and other atypical neurological disorders. Esther has engaged in specialist training in assessing and treating trauma and PTSD.

Areas Of Specialism

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Forensic Risk Assessments
  • Cognitive and Capacity Assessments
  • Honour Based Violence
  • Intimate Partner Violence

Profession: Psychologist

Courts or Tribunals: Criminal and Offending, Family Court

Age groups: Adolescent, Adult

Psychological Specialisms: ADHD, Autistic Spectum Disorder, Domestic Abuse, Forensic, Learning Difficulties, Mental Capacity, Personality Disorder, Sexual Offending, Trauma and PTSD, Youth Offending

Therapies offered: