Dr Gordon Knowles

Associate Clinical Psychologist
BSc Hons., DClinPsy, PGDipCBP, CPsychol

Assessment and Therapy

Dr Gordon Knowles has experience of mental health difficulties experienced by children, adolescents and adults.  Dr Knowles fulfilled the role of clinical lead for several years for children and young people with neurodevelopmental difficulties and more recently he fulfils a role as clinical lead in providing therapy for mental health and emotional difficulties.  Dr Knowles has undertaken specialist post-graduate training in psychotherapy. He is a BABCP Accredited CBT Therapist. He provides assessment and therapeutic work for children and adults with a variety of psychological difficulties, e.g. low mood, anxiety and trauma.

Legal work

Dr Knowles undertakes joint instructions related to child care proceedings and private family law in addition to criminal law proceedings where mental capacity or mental health is implicated.  He has undertaken expert witness training as part of his continuing professional development.  Dr Knowles is experienced in assessing both adults and children and advising court, advocates and agencies accordingly.

Dr Knowles undertakes assessment of risk, mental state, vulnerability and competence with regard to children, young people and adults (including parenting capacity).