Charlotte graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 2012 with a first class honours degree in Psychology. She then went on to complete an MSc in Clinical Psychological Research at Keele University in 2013. Charlotte started her career in the field of forensic mental health in 2014, working in police custody, the courts and probation facilities as part of an NHS Criminal Justice Mental Health and Community Triage Team. She also gained experience working in other NHS mental health services, including Child & Adolescent Services, and Neuropsychology and Intensive Care Services. In September 2018 she secured a place on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology course at the University of Liverpool, which she completed in September 2021. During doctoral training, Charlotte completed a number of clinical placements across the lifespan, including adult mental health, older adults, learning disability, and children and families. She also spent her final year working in a local Intensive Intervention and Risk Management Service (IIRMS), part of the male Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) pathway.
In October 2021, Charlotte gained her first qualified post working in NHS High Secure Services. Charlotte has experience of assessment, formulation and intervention with males who have acute mental health needs and who display both general and sexual violence. She is also competent in the selection, administration, and interpretation of a variety of cognitive assessments (e.g., WAIS-IV).