Dr Michelle PottsBSc (Hons), D. Clin.Psy. Dip

  • Areas Covered:
  • Luton
  • Milton Keynes
  • Northampton
  • Cambridge
  • Aylesbury
  • Borehamwood
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injury Assessment (Psychological)

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Typical areas of involvement

  • Personal Injury (Adults and Children)
  • PTSD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Road Accident
  • Work Accident
  • Psychological Aspects of Medical Negligence
  • Employment cases

Employment History

2015 - Current

HK Associates Expert Witness Service

  • 2013 - Current

    Private Independent Practice

    March 2009 – 2018

    East London Foundation Trust
    Senior Clinical Psychologist

    September 2005 – March 2009

    Central and North West London NHS Trust
    Specialist Clinical Psychologist, CAMHS outreach school based service

    2002-2005

    CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY TRAINING PLACEMENTS
    • The Marlborough Family service
    • CAMHS Service, Hackney
    • The Royal Ear Nose and Throat Hospital London
    • Edgware Community Adult Mental Health Service and In patient Service
    • The Royal Free Older Adult Service

    September 2001 – July 2001

    Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust Assistant Psychologist

    January 2000 – September 2001

    Hereford Partnership Assistant Psychologist

    September 1998 – December 1999

    The Open University Milton Keynes Research Assistant

Recent Training Courses

  • Festival Training Expert Witness Training – The Role and Duty of Expert Witnesses 2019
  • Bond Solon Civil Litigation – 2 days 2019
  • Personal Injury Medico Legal Workshop for Psychologists 2019
  • Bond Solon Courtroom skills/cross examination training – 2 days 2019
  • ACT – Joining CBT, DBT and CFT therapy – 2 days 2018
  • In house managerial training – procedural 2018
  • Medical-Legal CPD training – Diagnosis 2017
  • DBT training, level 1 and 2 2015
  • EMDR Level 1 Child and Adolescents 2015
  • PPEP training: train the trainer: Reading University 2015
  • Incredible Years School Aged Training 2014
  • Expert Witness: Excellence in Report Writing, Bond Solon 2014
  • Best Practices CBT Suicide and Depression, University of London 2014
  • Supervision training IAPT, Reading University 2013
  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy, ACAT London 2013
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) 2012
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Level 1, 2, 3 2012
  • Solution focussed training, Brief London 2010
  • CBT specialist courses (eating disorders, depression, anxiety) Oxford University 2005-2010
  • Narrative training Level 1 2006
  • Supervisory Training, UCL 2006

Professional Qualifications

2007

Diploma in Family Therapy, Institute of Family Therapy

2005

Doctorate of Clinical Psychology, University of East London

  • 1998

    BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Birmingham

Memberships

  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Practitioner Psychologist
  • Chartered by the British Psychological Society
  • On the BPS National Register of Psychologists and Expert Witness’

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