ABOUT

  • Dr Siddaway specialises in the areas of trauma, adjustment, and risk and has expertise in working with children, adolescents, and adults

  • Expert witness assessments are conducted predominantly in Scotland (some in England) in the following areas: family law, personal injury, clinical negligence, criminal, and immigration. Assessments can be conducted in-person or online.

Dr Siddaway is Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and Chartered by the British Psychological Society. He has extensive clinical experience assessing and treating children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a wide range of mental health conditions and personal difficulties and has worked in a range of NHS mental health services for over 13 years. 

Dr Siddaway completed his Bachelor of Science in 2004 at the University of Leicester, one of the UK's leading psychology departments. He has since completed a wide range of professional qualifications and regular Continuing Professional Development. He is trained in a number of evidence-based psychological therapies. Dr Siddaway gained his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hertfordshire in 2013. His enthusiasm for risk research and psychometrics led him to undertake a Psychology PhD, which he completed in 2017. 

For the past eight years, he has specialised in the areas of trauma, adjustment, and risk. He currently splits his time between NHS clinical practice, expert witness assessments in civil and criminal cases, conducting and supervising research, and occasional private psychological therapy (see specific pages above for further information). In research and practice, he particularly specialises in the areas of trauma, adjustment, and risk. He conducts research and offers consultation, teaching, training, and supervision to other mental health professionals on these areas.

Dr Siddaway's Expert Witness CV

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) (PYL 30674)
Registration with the HCPC authorises usage of a protected title (Clinical Psychologist) and demonstrates to the public and other professionals that a particular individual is ‘practicing legally, safely and effectively.’
British Psychological Society
Chartered by the British Psychological Society (169463)
The title of Chartered Psychologist is legally recognised and reflects only the highest standard of psychological knowledge and expertise.