Elaine Deighton C.Psychol, BSc (Hons), MSc

Elaine is a registered practitioner with the Health and Care Professions Council and a full member of the British Psychological Society and Division of Forensic Psychology.

Elaine has worked in a forensic setting for seventeen years, working for Her Majesty's Prison service. She has worked with male offenders, female offenders and young offenders. Elaine has vast experience of working with men who have committed violence within their intimate relationships. Elaine also specialises in completing risk assessments with men who have committed sexual offences, violent offences and those with complex needs, such as personality disorder and intellectual disability.

Elaine has many years of experience in supervising others and has provided clinical supervision to staff delivering high intensity treatment programmes as a Treatment Manager, and to Forensic Psychologists in Training as a designated supervisor. Elaine is a trainer for the SARA v3 (Spousal Assault Risk Assessment) and the PNA (Programmes Needs Analysis) framework. She has completed research in suicide and self-harm and institutional violence.

Elaine continually seeks opportunities to develop her practice and keep up to date with current literature to ensure she is working to the best standards.