Dr Sian Armstrong

Practitioner Psychologist

Dr Armstrong

Dr Sian Armstrong is HCPC registered practitioner health psychologist. She undertakes medical negligence and personal injury cases.

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Profile

Dr Armstrong specialist field is clinical health psychology and she provides expert evidence in civil injury cases. She also works clinically in the assessment and treatment of physical and mental health conditions, including chronic pain, traumatic injury, cancer, stroke rehabilitation, weight management, mood disorders, disability, anxiety, and loss.

Dr Armstrong is an experienced practitioner health psychologist offering therapy, consultancy, and training independently across NHS, universities, and private sectors.

Currently working as the principal psychologist in a NHS cancer psychology service and privately in pain psychology.

Experience of giving evidence

Undertaking expert witness work for two years, she specialises in adult personal injury related to road traffic accidents and the effects of health conditions, particularly chronic pain, on clients. Produced over 150 expert witness reports for the court and undertaken specific associated training.

Case undertaken

  • Personal injury cases
  • Road traffic accident
  • Medical negligence

Publications

ARMSTRONG, S. & Watson, D. et al. (2021). Supporting organisations to improve the psychological wellbeing of their staff during COVID-19 pandemic: Case Studies. European Health Psychologist, 22(1)

ARMSTRONG, S., Watson, D., Byrne, J., & Howells, L. (2020). Forming a Collective in Practice: The joint effort of Volunteer Health Psychologists Delivering Psychological Interventions during a crisis. Health Psychology Update: Special issue, 29.

Availability

Dr Armstrong is able to undertake both face-to-face and remote assessments. She will require 4-6 weeks from instruction to produce her report. Dr Armstrong dedicates a few days a month to her medicolegal work.

Qualifications & Professional memberships

Qualifications

  • DPsych Health Psychology (2020), Glasgow Caledonian University
  • MSc Health Psychology (2017), University of St. Andrews
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (2015), University of Dundee

Training

  • Courtroom Skills Training – Witness Familiarisation (2023), Bond Solon
  • Excellence in Report Writing (2024), Bond Solon

Memberships

  • Member of Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC).
  • Member of British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • Member of Disclosure Scotland Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme.
  • Member of Disclosure and Barring Service (England and Wales).
  • Member of Expert Witness Institute

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