Psychology expert witness in child care & criminal proceedings, specialising in personality disorder & sex offenders, child abuse, neglect & parenting skills. Legal links & info on this site.

Paul Cousins
Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist

Legal & Psychological Links

American Psychological Association

Professional body for N. American psychologists

Association of Child Abuse Lawyers

Contains details of group actions, training and access to expert witnesses

ATSA - Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers

N. American professional education & practice site for treatment of sexual abusers. Includes conference abstracts & some research info.

British Assoc. for the Study & Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect

Lists contents of recent issues of journal Child Abuse Review

British & Irish Association of Law Librarians

Contains law sites index and links to reference sites

British Psychological Society

Professional body for UK psychologists


UK site containing info for children & young people on getting help. Also client-based factsheets & publications catalogue for adults


Legal information and services, client-based using FAQ format. Sections on children, adoption and relationships

Court Service

Information about UK court structure and services, plus current notices / reforms

Family Law Update

Jordans' site for lawyers, containing summaries of cases and legislation since 1997

Forensic Psychiatry Online

Sponsored site, contains articles & access to sponsor's publications

General Council of the Bar

Barristers' professional body, contains bar directory


Lawyers site for books and legal resources. Includes 'lawfinder' for current primary law

Internet Legal Resource Guide

Emphasis on US, but contains details on Lawrunner, a legal research tool, and links to UK sites

Institute of Mental Health Law

Site for case law, European developments & confidential enquiries. Includes guide to Mental Health Act,83 and Code of Practice. Links to relevant legislation, Government guidance & UK organisations. Previously comprehensive, now no longer updated

Law Commission

UK legal reform site listing Commission duties. No details

Law Society of England & Wales

UK professional body for solicitors

Legal Aid Agency

UK legal site containing details of the Legal Aid system, plus archived material for the Legal Services Commission, as it was formerly known

Ministry of Justice

UK judicial administration site containing details of policy, consultation papers and legislation

National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children [NSPCC]

UK site listing publications & reading lists on topics such as adult survivors of abuse, domestic violence, bullying. Has recently introduced web-based professional update service

NOTA - National Organisation for Treatment of Abusers

UK professional education & practice site for treatment of sexual abusers. Includes current policy, practice guidelines, conference info & Journal of Sexual Aggression abstracts


  • The Grange Consulting Rooms
    My old clinical practice address. Colleagues offer a range of psycho-legal and medico-legal services for criminal, civil and child care proceedings. Also counselling, therapy, educational & occupational expertise
  • David Glasgow & Helen Smith
    Colleagues offering similar forensic clinical psychology service, based in North West England. Also software for paedophilic interest, trauma and assessment of interpersonal style in personality disorder

Psychcentral - Forensic Psychology & Psychiatry Resources

Renamed from Mental Health Net. Lists resources, annotated & rated, journals & organisations

Psychnet - UK

Useful site for newsgroups, publications, research, software, jobs etc. Access to free Medline and limited Psychinfo searches

Sweet & Maxwell

Legal publishers, includes court alerting service, bar directory and current awareness services online. Links to UK law faculties

The Children's Society

UK site detailing the society's programmes & publications. Also some client-based downloadable advice guides

UK Register of Expert Witnesses

Expert witness database including web register

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