2018 - present

ASD Specialist trainer for a nationwide female prisoner project with St Giles Trust (Tampon Tax funding).

2018 - present

Neurodevelopmental Specialist administering ADOS-2 and ADI-R diagnostic assessments across HM Prison Service.

2017 - present

Small group tutor on the MSc Forensic Mental Health at IOP. Guest lecturer on MSc Clinical Neurodevelopmental Sciences and MSc in Clinical Neuro Psychiatry on Autism Diagnoses.

2014 - present  

PhD on EU-AIMS, Institute of Psychiatry Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London.

2013 - present  

EU-AIMS project researcher, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London.


Research project (Applied) to identify ASD, ADHD and learning disability in male prisoners, HM Brixton Prison.

2011 - 2018                      

Neurodevelopmental Specialist diagnosing male and female adults at the Maudsley Hospital, London.


Research project (Applied), Autism and ADHD, looking at the transition from child to adult services, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London.


Research project (Applied), functional family therapy as an intervention for Young Offenders, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London.

2008 - 2016         

Mentor to young people with Autism and additional needs in the university environment, University of Oxford and University College London.


Leader on a Lancaster City Council run summer play scheme for 8-11 year olds.

2008 - 2010         

Research project assessing parents and siblings, University of Oxford, St. John’s College.

2007 - 2008         

MSc Developmental Psychology, Lancaster University.

2007 - 2008         

Pre-school assistant for learning support, Lancaster School.

2006 - 2007         

Out-reach worker for females with Autism in the Greater Manchester community, National Autistic Society.

2003 - 2006         

Head of training and coordinator of Nightline - listening service for students, Manchester.

2003 - 2006

BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Manchester.