Dr Elizabeth Elliott

Associate Forensic Psychologist

Dr Elliott has more than 10 years’ experience working with males and females across the lifespan; with a specialism in forensic psychology. She is experienced in multi-agency working with young people and adults both in the care system, the community, custodial environments and psychiatric hospitals, providing expert advice as to their safe care and placement. She is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS),The Division of Forensic Psychology and is registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC PYL35355).  Dr Elliott qualifications include a BSc Honours Degree in Psychology (University of Sheffield) and a Doctorate in Forensic Psychology (University of Nottingham) – which included a particular focus on the utility of the post-conviction polygraph in the assessment of child sexual offenders. Throughout her training and career as a psychologist, Dr Elliott is able to assess a wide range of mental health, personality, learning and risk related needs via psychometric assessment, clinical interview, and forensic analysis of the evidence. She has expertise in forensic mental health, personality disorder and risk (e.g. HCR-20v3, RSVP, SARA, IPDE, PCL-R) and is able to assess mental capacity, cognitive functioning and developmental disorders (ADOS, ADI). Dr Elliott has also worked closely with Counterterrorism agencies including SO15 and the Home Office Joint Extremism Unit (JEXU) providing psychological input to the management of high-risk cases.