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High quality psychological risk assessments for court including adults and child protection.

Offering a range of psychological assessments 

Dr Emily Turton




Dr Turton has almost ten years experience working in forensic settings, assessing risk of violence and harm. She has worked with several high profile offenders.

Independent work

Dr Turton has experience of completing psychological assessments and has given evidence in court, parole hearings and tribunals.


This includes conducting cognitive assessments of intelligence, memory, suggestibility, malingering/ effort, personality, trauma, mental illness, violence risk (including HCR-20), sexual risk, immigration matters, utilisation of translators and specialist assessments for ADHD and Autism.


On qualification Dr Turton worked at HMP Bronzefield and provided psychological therapy for women (sentenced and those on remand), including prisoners on restricted status. 

She has since worked across several NHS medium secure wards for both men and women, as well as in a community offender personality disorder forensic service. Dr Turton has also worked in a high secure unit. These roles involved management, assessment and consultation for high risk, high harm offenders including those with violent and sexual offences.

More recently Dr Turton led the low secure and women's pathway in Oxleas NHS Foundation trust which involved supervising a team of 6 psychologists in their clinical work to manage risk and treat psychological distress.

Special Interests

Dr Turton has a special interest in high risk high harm sexual or violent offenders who are struggling to progress through the system (whether that be in hospital or prison) and in working with female offenders. 



  • Clinical Psychology, PsychD, University of Surrey, 2015

  • Foundations in Clinical Psychology and Mental Health, MSc, University of Sussex, 2010

  • Psychology with Biology, BSc Hons, University of Leicester, 2009

Formal Training

  • HCR-20 Violence Risk assessment

  • Psychopathy Checklist revised

  • Stable and Acute (Sex offending risk assessment)

  • ADOS and ADI (Autism Assessments)

  • Stalking Risk Profile

  • SCID Personality assessment

Quality Assurance

Dr Turton regularly attends to professional development. Most recently she presented at the International association for forensic psychotherapy 2022 and won the conference prize. 

All reports are proof read by our quality assurance lead


If you have any questions or would like to arrange call to discuss Dr Turton's services or for a quote to assess your client please email

Dr Emily Turton

Registered Limited company:

E Turton's Therapy LTD.

Company number: 13908583

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