DOCTOR JACQUIE HETHERTON - Dr J Hetherton, BSc, Clin Psych D
Telephone: 01242 263715
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TITLE: Dr J Hetherton, BSc, Clin Psych D

BSc Hons in Psychology 1993 University College, London
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology 1997 Birmingham University
Member: Division of Clinical Psychology; Law Society Directory of Expert Witnesses; British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists;

Hugh Koch Associates June 2007 to present

Royal Holloway College,
University of London Lecturer in Clinical Psychology/Clinical Tutor May 2003 to present

Central & NW London Chartered Clinical Psychologist March 2003 to March 2005
Mental Health Trust

Central & NW London Research Clinical Psychologist Nov 2000 to Oct 2002
Mental Health Trust

Ealing, Hammersmith &
 Fulham Mental Health NHS
Trust, Hammersmith, London Chartered Clinical Psychologist Oct 1997 to Oct 2000

Dr Hetherton’s recent publications include:-

Hetherton, J.P. & Beardsall, L. (1998). Decisions and Attitudes Concerning Child Sexual Abuse: Does the Gender of the Perpetrator Make a Difference to Child Protection Professionals? International Journal of Child Abuse and Neglect, 22, 1265-1283.
Green J. & Hetherton J. (2005). Psychological aspects in vulvar vestibulitis. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 26(2), 101-106.
Green, J., Hetherton, J., Heuston, J., Whiteley, C. & Maden, A. (2003). Heterosexual activity of male prisoners in England and Wales. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 14(4), 248-252.
Green, J., Strang, J., Hetherton, J., Heuston, J., Whiteley, C. & Maden, A. (2003). Same sex sexual activity of male prisoners in England and Wales. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 14(4), 253-257.
 Hetherton, J., Matheson, A. & Robson, M. (2004). Recruitment by GPs during consultations in a randomised controlled trial comparing computerised psychological therapy with clinical psychology and routine care by GPs: problems and possible solutions. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 5, 5-10
Koch HCH, Hetherton J P & Elliott V (2007) The dilemma’s in assessing Key Medico-Legal questions concerning Psychological Injuries – Legal and Medical (in press) 27 Nov, 25

Typical areas of Involvement:-
1) Personal Injury (Adults and Children): PTSD; Child Physical, Emotional and Sexual Abuse; Anxiety Disorders; Road Accident; Work Accident; Housing Stress; Psychological Aspects of Medical Negligence; Chronic Pain; Reliability of Witness.
2) Employers Liability Issues and absence management reporting
3) Criminal Injuries Compensation (Adults and Children including child abuse)
4) Assessment and treatment of child accident trauma and anxiety and the effects of child abuse

Dr Hetherton currently provides reports for both Claimant and Defendant lawyers and insurers including joint instructions. Clients are typically seen within 4-6 weeks.  For more information on clinic locations please visit

Ashford, Canterbury and London.

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