ALLEN
JACK

PSYCHOLOGIST

About (me)


I have over 30 years experience working with people experiencing difficulties in their lives. I worked extensively in child protection. I also have expertise in working in many other areas. I have experience in delivering Packages of Training: Complaint investigations; Recruitment; Individual & Family Assessments; and Report Writing.

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    Qualifications


    Academic Qualifications

    MSc Forensic Psychology & Criminology

    BSc. (Hon) Psychology

    Post Graduate Diploma in Forensic Psychological Studies

    Post Graduate Certificate in Social Science

    Diploma in Social Work

    Certificate in Counselling Skill

    Professional Memberships

    Member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS) Membership No. 205694

    Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work - No. 52090 (1995)

    Scottish Social Services Council - Membership No. SCR-1093885

    Disclosure Scotland

    Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) - Membership No. 1309 1254 8668 0308

    Member of the BPS Division of Forensic Psychology

Hire me


I offer a number of different services for individuals and businesses. Details and pricings for these can be found below.

  • Personal
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    Personal

    Personal Consultations last one hour. Sessions can be booked via email, text or telephone. I provide an initial no obligation exploratory consultation at a reduced rate (see fees section). Sessions are normally within office hours (9am - 5pm.) however evening and weekend sessions can be arranged by mutual consent. In exceptional circumstances, home visits can be arranged. If you are in any doubt about whether my services will help you please feel free to email, text or phone for an informal chat and I will hopefully put your mind at ease and enable you to make a more informed decision.
  • Supervision
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    Supervision

    I provide Supervision / Peer Support to a range of other professionals who work as independent practitioners in psychology, counselling, social services and other related professions. I am happy to provide a service to individuals working for Local Authorities and other independent organisations. Sessions normally last one hour and can vary between weekly and monthly or simply every six month or on a yearly basis. I am guided by the requirements of the individual and their specific professional codes of practice.
  • Casework & Consultancy
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    Casework & Consultancy

    I provide organisations with a staff supervision service I can also be engaged as an independent consultant advising on individual casework from both a Psychological perspective and a Social Work perspective. What ever your requirements I am very happy to have a no obligation chat via phone, text or email to determine if I can assist you in any way.
  • Training & Presentations
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    Training & Presentations

    I provide bespoke training sessions / presentations from 1 hour - half day to full days and beyond if required. Please contact me for an informal discussion of your requirements.

Let's Get In Touch!


I am based in West Calder which is a small village outside Edinburgh. My consultation rooms provide a warm, friendly and safe environment that enables people to relax and talk freely. There is very easy access by public transport with regular bus and train services. It is about 30 mins by car from Edinburgh. Session normally take place in West Calder but sessions can be arranged at other locations by mutual agreement.

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I am based in West Calder which is a small village outside Edinburgh. My consultation rooms provide a warm, friendly and safe environment that enables people to relax and talk freely. There is very easy access by public transport with regular bus and train services. It is about 30 mins by car from Edinburgh. Session normally take place in West Calder but sessions can be arranged at other locations by mutual agreement.