Rachel is a HCPC Registered Psychologist after qualifying with a Doctorate in Forensic Psychology from the University of Nottingham. Prior to this she completed her degree in Psychology from the University of Reading in 2012 and her MSc in Forensic Psychology from the University of Surrey in 2014.
Rachel has gained experience working in a variety of forensic settings such as probation, family courts, low and medium secure hospitals, and community forensic teams. She has also worked with male and female clients in individual and group sessions, and in assessments. Rachel is currently working in a community setting working with a diverse population including individuals with severe mental illness, personality disorder, autism, and learning disability.
Rachel is trained in the use of risk assessments (HCR-20, RSVP), assessments of personality (IPDE and PCL-R), and cognitive functioning assessments (WAIS-IV). Rachel has also completed training in the assessment of Autism with the ADOS-2 and ADI-R.
Rachel has lectured with Kings College London on the BSc Psychology course (lecture on Interventions with Offenders) and the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders).