Professor Tim Dalgleish

Professor Tim Dalgleish FBPS FMedSci is a clinical psychologist and academic researcher. He is a Scientific Programme Leader at the University of Cambridge where he directs the Cambridge Centre for Affective Disorders and a consultant clinician in the NHS.

Professor Dalgleish has more than 25 years’ experience working as an expert witness and has prepared more than 200 reports for the court. Professor Dalgleish’s specific expertise is in the assessment and evaluation of mood, anxiety and stressor-related disorders (such as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD]) in children, adolescents and adults. This includes evaluation of the aetiology of these conditions with respect to identified events (in case of putative personal injury), of the influence of these conditions on behaviour (including capacity and intent), and of likely prognosis and options for treatment. He has published more than 300 books and academic articles pertaining to these issues.

Areas of specialism

  • Post traumatic stress and PTSD in children and adults
  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychological trauma in children, adults and families
  • Complex trauma
  • Mood, stressor-related and anxiety disorders pertaining to criminal proceedings
  • Recovered memories
  • Personal psychological injury

Profession: Psychologist

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, Child, Family

Psychological Specialisms: Adult Mental Health Problems, Anger and Violence, Domestic Abuse, Trauma and PTSD

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