Dr Phil Moss

Speciality
Consultant Adult and Forensic Psychologist
NHS Practice
Clinical Psychology Service at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Private Practice
Independent work

Qualifications
Psych. D. (practitioner doctorate) in Clinical Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, 2000
M.Sc. Clinical Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, 1991
B.Sc (Hons.) Psychology, Portsmouth Polytechnic, 1987

Accreditation
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration as a Clinical / Practitioner Psychologist since 2009
Chartered Clinical Psychologist (C.Psychol.) and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Member of the British Association of Behavioural and Clinical Psychology (BABCP) – non-accredited.

Areas of expertise
Working with the Courts, both in criminal and civil law. This involves providing assessments, written reports and testimony in courts, hearings or tribunals.

Biography
I have worked in the NHS since 1987 and as a Clinical Psychologist since 1991 having qualified at the University of Surrey in Guildford.

My career has been very interesting and varied and I have had significant clinical experience in adult mental health services, forensic mental health services (i.e. working with offenders), and in physical disability services. I have worked in GP practices, psychology outpatient services, day hospitals, psychiatric inpatient settings, and in private practice.

In forensic mental health services I have worked in all levels of security in inpatient care (high, medium, and low), in prisons, in community services and in a court diversion scheme.

I attained my first Consultant Clinical Psychologist post with Portsmouth Healthcare NHS Trust in 1998. Between 2004 and March 2013 I was the Head of Psychological Therapy Services and Consultant Clinical Psychologist for the adult forensic mental health services of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. I also acted as a Divisional Lead Psychologist in this NHS Trust between 2008 and 2010.

I left the NHS in March 2013 to establish my own private practice providing therapeutic, expert witness and staff development services.

For the last 5 years I have taught expert witness and court skills to the doctoral training scheme in Clinical Psychology at the University of Southampton.