Professor Tim Dalgleish

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Prof. Tim Dagleish

Professor Tim Dalgleish is an experienced consultant clinical psychologist who provides expert assessments relating to psychiatric conditions in children, adolescents and adults. These include depression, anxiety, PTSD, and bereavement. He has extensive experience within the civil, criminal and family courts, and within the tribunal and asylum systems.

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Profile

Professor Tim Dalgleish FBPS FMedSci is a consultant clinical psychologist and academic researcher at the University of Cambridge and a consultant clinician in the NHS. He is an internationally recognised expert on depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related conditions. Professor Dalgleish has more than 30 years experience working as an expert witness and has prepared hundreds of reports.

 

He provides expert assessments relating to psychiatric conditions in children, adolescents and adults. These include depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), complex PTSD, adjustment problems, and bereavement. He has extensive experience in the areas of personal injury, criminal responsibility, capacity, fitness to plead, mitigation, human trafficking, coercive control, recovered memories of trauma, parental alienation, modern slavery, risk of offending, asylum claims, and family functioning. He specialises in assessing the role of trauma in these contexts. He has extensive experience across the judicial system including within the civil, criminal and family courts and within the criminal injury, tribunal and asylum systems.

Experience of giving evidence

Professor Dalgleish has more than 30 years experience working as an expert witness and has prepared hundred reports for both civil, family and criminal proceedings. He has presented evidence in court on many occasions.

 

Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent

Case undertaken

Professor Dalgleish provides expert assessments relating to psychiatric conditions in children, adolescents and adults. These include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Complex PTSD
  • Adjustment problems
  • Bereavement.

He has extensive experience in the areas of:

  • Personal injury
  • Criminal responsibility
  • Capacity
  • Fitness to plead
  • Mitigation
  • Recovered memories of trauma
  • Parental alienation
  • Modern slavery
  • Human trafficking
  • Coercive control
  • Asylum claims
  • Risk of offending
  • Family functioning.

He specialises in assessing the role of trauma in these contexts. He has extensive experience across the judicial system including within the civil, criminal and family courts and within the criminal injury, tribunal and asylum systems.

Specialist assessments offered

  • Psychiatric diagnosis in children and adults using structured clinical interviews for PTSD, Complex PTSD, Bereavement, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, ADHD.
  • Assessment of family functioning using the HOME Inventory.
  • Risk of violence and sexual offending.
  • Social, emotional and behavioural development.
  • Suggestibility.
  • Recovered memories

Publications

Professor Dalgleish has published more than 300 books and academic articles.

(see https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=E_xHsaIAAAAJ&hl=en for a full list)

Availability

Professor Dalgleish works both online and in person. He can typically offer an appointment within 4 weeks.

Qualifications & Professional memberships

B.A. Experimental Psychology (First class, Congratulatory), University of Oxford, 1987

M.A.  University of Oxford, 1999.

Ph.D., Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, 1992.

M.Sc. (Clinical Psychology), Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, 1993.

Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (USA)

Fellow of the British Psychological Society

Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

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