Welcome to Hope-Borland Associates

Susan Hope-Borland is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist.  Her qualifications are as follows:

  • 1989 - M.Clin.Psychol - University of Liverpool
  • 1984 - BSc (Hons) Upper 11 Psychology
  • 2010 - University of Cardiff / bond salon expert witness diploma

Susan Hope-Borland has worked as an Independent Consultant in conjunction with full and part time employment for over ten years.  

Hope Borland Associates can provide reports for the following bodies:

  • Mental Health Act Tribunals
  • Reports to assist the Court
  • Reports for Parole Board Hearings
  • Accident Claims and Family Court Reports

Areas of expertise include:

  • Violence
  • Assessment of risk
  • Arson
  • Sexual offending - both contact and interent
  • Trauma
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Mental illness
  • Psychological problems
  • Personality disorder
  • Learning disability offenders
  • Fitness to plead
  • Intellectual/cognitive assessment
Prior to forming Hope Borland Associates, Susan was that of Head of Clinical Services and Head of Psychology at Mental Healthcare Group.  Mental Healthcare Group is an independent provider of mental health services with 29 units nationally, providing facilities for a wide range of clients.  The facilities include two independent hospitals, both specialising in personality disorder.  Susan was a Director of both of these facilities and was also involved with the commissioning of the services
Our fees for preparation of Court and other reports are charged at £95 per hour.  An average report costs approximately £950 plus travel and VAT. Counselling and psychotherapy services start at £45 per hour and go up to £95 per hour depending upon the nature of the intervention


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