Specialism: Adult Services, Mental Health, Criminal Justice
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: London, England: North East, England: North West, England: South East, England: South West, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber
Since 1999 Ian has been practicing as an Independent Social Worker and Expert Witness. He specialises in mental health (MHA 83), mental capacity (MCA 2005), care assessment (Care Act 2014) negligence and human rights law. Ian has prepared in excess of 700 independent social work reports and will often attend court to provide expert evidence. The Independent Social Work reports will typically cover issues relating to residence, contact and treatment with respect to the vulnerable person in question. Ian is a psychotherapist and will see individuals and couples. He is a Visiting Lecturer at University of Hertfordshire.
I work with: Complaints, Court assessments, Expert witness, Government offices, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Practice teaching, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies
BSc(Hons), Msc(Econs), CQSW, RSW, UKCP regd. Psychotherapist
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
Personality disorders/psychoses/self-harm/suicide/addictions and compulsions/drug abuse/ eating disorders/stress disorders/dangerousness/risk assessment/learning difficulties/ psychotherapy.