Mrs. Joanna Beazley-Richards

Qualifications: BA hons (Psych) TSTA Cert Fed DipTHMA CPsychol AFBPS MSC in Forensic Psychology
Expert Type: Family Psychologist
Specialities: ADD, ADHD, Antisocial Behaviour, Anxiety, ASD, Aspergers, Attachment, Bereavement, Capacity, Child Sexual Abuse, Depression, Domestic Violence, Dyslexia, EMDR, Emotional Abuse, First Tier Tribunals, Historic Sex Abuse, Learning Disabilities, Mood Disorder, Neglect, Non-Accidental Injury, OCD, Paedophilia, Panic Disorder, Personality Disorders, Psychosexual, Psychosis, Psychosomatic, PTSD, Risk, Self Harm, Sex Offenders, Sexual Abuse Victims, Sexual Harrassment, Spiritual Abuse, Suicidal Ideation, Tourettes, Trauma, Victims of Torture,
Location: Crowborough
Travel Distance: Nationwide
Funding Types: Private, Legal Aid,
Languages: English


Mrs Joanna Beazley Richards is a Chartered Psychologist and qualified psychotherapist registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy.

Joanna has previously researched female sex offenders, psychometric profiles in child protection and cognitive distortions in child abusers. She has also conducted research into attitudes of men convicted of violent offences as part of wider Home Office project. She offers clinical, forensic and organisational consultancy, training, supervision and psychotherapy.

Preparation of psychological reports for the legal profession.

Joanna assesses adults, adolescents and children. Joanna has a particular specialism in relationship dynamics including relationships within large families. She also specialises in the results of trauma on people charged with criminal offences, or who are involved in child protection matters.
She conducts assessments in relation to:
Psychological and mental health
Learning disability and learning disorders
Perpetrators and victims of sexual and violent crime, including Risk Assessment
Cognitive assessment
Capacity assessment
Impact of psychological functioning on parenting ability
Offenders and victims of domestic violence
Offenders and victims of sexual abuse
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Psychological injury

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