Dr R.P is a Chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist, they have Postgraduate training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT).

Dr R.P does assessments of Adults and their areas of expertise are as follows: 

Family dynamics:

  • Abuse or neglect
  • Ability to prioritise children’s needs and protect
  • Parenting risk (mental health, adult attachment styles, life style choices, drug and alcohol, motivation to change, willingness to engage with professionals)
  • Domestic abuse and violence
  • Vulnerability
  • Adult attachment

Adult mental health:

  • Full range of ICD-10 and DSM-V disorders (e.g. eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and deliberate self-harm, suicidal risk, drug and alcohol misuse).


  • Personality disorders and traits
  • Social problem solving and impulsivity


  • General cognitive assessments
  • Parents with limited ability
  • Effects of brain injury or physical illness
  • Mental Capacity


  • Effects of physical illness or disability
  • Motivation to change



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.