Dr Simon Midgley
Ground Floor, Festival House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, GL50 3SH
Telephone: 01242 263715
Fax: 01242 528299
Email: team4@hughkochassociates.co.uk

Website: www.hughkochassociates.co.uk

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Dr Simon Midgley
Ground Floor South Wing, Festival House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, GL50 3SH
Telephone: 01242 263715             Fax: 01242 528299

 
NAME                                   Dr. Simon Midgley D. Clin. Psych., Bsc. (Hons), Dip. Cog. Ther., CPsychol

                                                Chartered Clinical Psychologist

 
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Diploma in Cognitive Therapy, University of Durham 2003-2004
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Newcastle 1999-2002
Psychology BSc. (Hons.), University of Northumbria 1993-1996
 
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
May 2013 – present, Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Hugh Koch Associates.
July 2010 – present, Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Independent Practice.
January 2011 – January 2014, Clinical Psychologist (Part time) Police, Scotland.
August 2010 – November 2011 Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Parsons Dowd Psychological Ltd.
October 2009 – March 2010, Mental Health Advisor, Médecins Sans Frontières, Operational Centre Amsterdam.
March 2009 – August 2009, Mental Health Advisor, Médecins Sans Frontières, Myanmar (Burma).
November 2008 – December 2008, Mental Health Officer, Médecins Sans Frontières, Emergency Team, Balochistan Earthquake, Pakistan.
September 2006 – April 2008, Mental Health Officer, Médecins Sans Frontières, Urabá Project, Colombia.
October 2002 – July 2006,Clinical Psychologist (Band 8a), North Tyneside Primary Care Trust.
September 1991 – September 2002, Trainee Clinical Psychologist, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
November 1998 – September 1999, Senior Research Assistant, Centre for Clinical Psychology and Healthcare, Research, University of Northumbria.
January 1997 – June 1998 Assistant Research Psychologist, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Studies, Newcastle NHS Trust.
 
PUBLICATIONS
Luce, A., Firth-Cozens, J., Midgley, S. & Burges, C. (2002). After the Omagh bomb: Posttraumatic stress disorder in health service staff. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 15 (1), 27-30.
Midgley, S. J., Heather, N., Best, D., Henderson, D., McCarthy, S. & Davies, J. B. (2000). Risk behaviours for HIV and hepatitis infection among anabolic-androgenic steroid users. AIDS Care, 12 (2), 163-170.
Firth-Cozens, J., Midgley, S. J. & Burges, C. (1999). Questionnaire survey of post-traumatic stress disorder in doctors involved in the Omagh bombing. British Medical Journal, 319, 1609.
Midgley, S. J., Heather, N. & Davies, J. B. (2001). Levels of aggression among a group of anabolic-androgenic steroid users. Medicine, Science and the Law, 41 (4), 309-314.
Midgley, S. J., Heather, N. & Davies, J. B. (2000). Dependence-producing potential of anabolic-androgenic steroids. Addiction Research, 7 (6), 539-550.
Firth-Cozens, J. & Midgley, S. (2000). Clinical governance development need in clinical psychologists. Clinical Psychology Forum, No. 139, 32-34.
 
MEMBERSHIPS, AFFILIATIONS, OTHER APPOINTMENTS
Chartered Member - British Psychological Society – Membership Number 87519
Health Professions Council – PYL17887
British Psychological Society – Directory of Expert Witnesses
 
RECENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING
Bond Solon Witness Familiarisation Program (Criminal and Civil) (2015)
British Psychological Society Expert Witness Level 1: Essential Knowledge
British Psychological Society Expert Witness Level 2: Report Writing
British Psychological Society Expert Witness Level 3: Court Room Evidence
British Psychological Society Expert Witness Level 4: Psychometrics (2015)
Bond Solon Civil Procedure Rules For Expert Witnesses Certificate (2014)
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Part 1, Edinburgh, August 2010.
Working Successfully in Private Practice – British Psychological Society workshop, London, May 2010.
Mental Health in Areas of Armed Conflict, MSF, Bakuum, Holland, October 2008.
Voluntary Counselling and Testing for HIV/AIDS, Apartadó, Colombia, December 2007.
Psychosocial Interventions in areas of Armed Conflict, Bogotá, Colombia, December 2006. 

TYPICAL AREAS OF INVOLVEMENT

1.Personal Injury (Adults and Children): PTSD; Child Physical, Emotional and Sexual Abuse; Anxiety Disorders; Road Accident; Work Accident; Employment Stress; Psychological Aspects of Medical Negligence; Chronic Pain; Reliability of Witness
2.Criminal Injuries Compensation (Adults and Children including Child Abuse)
3.Assessment and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Accident Trauma and Anxiety and the Effects of Child Abuse

 
CLINICS
Dr. Simon Midgley provides reports for both Claimant and Defendant lawyers.
Clients are typically seen within 4-6 weeks of instruction. For more information please see www.hughkochassociates.co.uk.

CLINIC LOCATIONS:
Middlesbrough, Newcastle and Sunderland.

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