Psychology Chartered

Welcome to Psychology Chartered

Psychology Chartered offers a comprehensive range of clinical services delivered by experienced and specialist clinical psychologists. Tailoured to the needs of our service users we cover the spectrum of mental health, physical health and neurological conditions including:

  • Assessment and treatment of adults, children and families
  • Medico-legal assessment and court reports
  • Complex conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, severe mental health difficulties, brain injury and dementia
  • Consultation to other professionals and organisations
  • Bespoke teaching and training events

Delivering evidence based approaches and treatments, we provide the highest quality service to patients, health and social care professionals and to the courts

Related Video

How the human brain works

For an animated tour around the brain and its functions, have a look at this video from the University of Bristol.

Meet the Team

Richard Maddicks

Richard Maddicks

Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Director

Richard’s decision to pursue neuropsychology followed his experience during doctoral training at Hurstwood Park Neurological Centre in 1995.  He went on to complete his post-doctoral More...
Paul Walshe

Paul Walshe

Assistant Psychologist

Paul joined Psychology chartered in August 2014 following the completion of his psychology degree. Before and during his studies Paul has worked with supporting people More...
Charlotte McWilliam

Charlotte McWilliam

Assistant Psychologist

Charlotte graduated with a degree in psychology and sociology in 2012. During a placement year in forensic services Charlotte developed a desire to pursue clinical More...
Meet the rest of the team

Case Studies

Sam’s Tourette’s syndrome & psychological treatment
Sam, aged 29, lives in Portsmouth and was diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome in early childhood (https://www.tourettes-action.org.uk). The separation of his parents during adolescence caused significant emotional difficulties for Sam and whilst remaining dependent on his family, he experiences communication with his parents extremely stressful. In the past, Sam has refused More...

Case Studies

Assessing Mental Capacity
Last year, John (aged 24) from Hampshire had a traumatic brain injury which affected his memory, executive functioning. John was increasingly impulsive and would buy multiple items of something he has seen advertised online even if he didn’t really want them, this has continued excessively and has left John with More...
See all Case Studies

Study Gives New Meaning to ‘Gut Feeling’

By Elliot Miller New research published in the journal Microbiome, has found that gut bacteria may have an impact on brain development and anxiety-like behaviour. Whilst previous research has revealed a link between the gut microbiome – all of our microbes’ genes – and anxiety, the study is the first to show a link between gut bacteria and microRNAs (small More...

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Early Life Linked to Alcohol Abuse

By Elliot Miller The relationship between traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and alcohol abuse has long been considered to be unidirectional, with drinking a significant risk factor for TBI. While drunk, people are at an increased risk of head injuries. In the US, up to 50% of TBI emergency department admissions involve alcohol use. But could the opposite – that TBI More...
See all Blog posts