Christina has a Bachelors degree with honours in Psychology awarded by the University of Plymouth and a Masters degree in Applied Forensic Psychology with distinction awarded by the University of Leicester in 2002.
Christina worked for her Majesty's Prison Service for over 16 years, working within high security and open estates during that time. She has considerable experience of assessing a wide range of high risk offenders, including violent and sexual offenders. She is trained and experienced in the use of a range of risk assessment and responsivity tools and in presenting risk assessment reports at Parole Board hearings. She has also facilitated accredited group based treatment and provided clinical supervision to treatment managers of accredited interventions for violent offenders. Christina also has considerable experience of providing supervision for Forensic Psychologists in Training.
Christina is an experienced Chartered Psychologist and HCPC Registered Forensic Psychologist. She is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a full member of the Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP). She is on the BPS Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors. She has also been an assessor for the BPS Qualification in Forensic Psychology.