Lindsey W

Lindsey W has extensive experience of assessing children, adolescents and adults. She has worked for over twenty years in NHS settings (CAMHS, Paediatric services and Adult Mental Health services) with a range of presenting problems including low mood/depression; anxiety disorders such as phobia, panic, Obsessive-compulsive Disorder and generalised anxiety; eating disorders; suicidal behaviour and deliberate self-harm and; attachment-related difficulties.

Lindsey’s expertise include the following:

Assessment of school-age children and adolescents

  • Attachment
  • Impact of abuse and neglect
  • Cognitive function
  • Psychological disorders including low mood, anxiety and self-harming behavioursAssessment of adults
  • Attachment
  • Parenting capacity including ability to protect; ability to change; ability to prioritise the child’s needs
  • Cognitive function
  • Litigation capacity
  • Mental health and the impact on parenting including depression, anxiety and issues around anger control
  • Learning disability
  • Ability to understand the concerns of the Local Authority
  • Ability to work with professionals
  • Personality traitsAssessment of families
  • Family dynamics
  • Attachment
  • Impact of adversity including domestic abuse, alcohol/substance misuse and parental mental health problems


We have adapted our working practices following the new COVID-19 national lockdown and rest assured that Carter Brown and our expert team of assessors are still available to support you throughout this difficult time. Although our doors may be closed, we are open for business and willing, ready and able to assist you.