Consultant Forensic Psychologist
Catherine has extensive experience in providing psychosocial interventions in both clinical and forensic settings and in providing expert testimony and advice to the Courts, Parole Board and Mental Health Tribunals, NGOs and Government bodies. Additionally, she has extensive international consultancy and training expertise. She has been a Consultant Forensic Expert to the Council of Europe since 2009, working in Romania, Turkey, Georgia, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Armenia.
She is currently researching the phenomenon of Obsessional Relational Intrusion or Intimate Partner Stalking at doctoral level (Glasgow Caledonian University). Additionally, her research interests are the interface between psychology and the law, human rights and risk assessment, human trafficking and natural leadership in the criminal justice system. She has provided research and consultancy on the development of risk tools for the Scottish Government (Scottish Police/MAPPA and Protection Vulnerable Groups Scheme).
Research Keywords: Obsessive Relational Intrusion, criminology
List of relevant publications
Gilchrist, E. & Creamer, C. (2014) Criminology in Thompson, L & Cherry J (Eds) Mental Health and Scots Law in Practice. W Green
Creamer, C. (2012). Theory Manual: Drug Including Alcohol Interventions. New Zealand Department of Corrections
Creamer, C. (2013). Training Manual: Drug Including Alcohol Interventions: New Zealand Department of Corrections.
Johnstone, L. Gilchrist, E., Creamer, C. (2010) Protection of Vulnerable Groups, Scottish Executive, Disclosure Scotland.
- Department of Psychology
Glasgow Caledonian University