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Dr Mariana Reis

Forensic Psychologist


Area of expertise
  • Adult forensic mental health
  • Child and adolescent forensic mental health
  • Risk assessment
  • Sexual offending
  • Personality disorder assessment and treatment
  • Complex trauma
  • Safeguarding children

Biography
Dr Mariana Reis is a Forensic Psychologist with experience in mental health settings, community settings and prisons. She has worked with both young people and adults, managing and treating challenging behaviour and complex presentations. Dr Reis has training in several assessment and treatment models and has a particular interest in complex trauma, having been trained in eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR).

Dr Reis has extensive experience of offering consultation to complex systems and to other professional groups. She also has an interest in Safeguarding and is the current Safeguarding Lead for national and specialist Outpatients CAMHS. Dr Reis is a Honorary Lecturer at Goldsmiths University.

Education and training
  • Doctorate in Forensic Psychology Practice (ForenPsyD, University of Birmingham), 2015
  • BSc in Psychology (University of Surrey), 2012

Publications
Reis, M. Dinelli, S. and Elias, L. (2019). Surviving Prison: Using the Power Threat Meaning Framework (PTMF) to explore the impact of long-term imprisonment, Clinical Psychology Forum.

Reis, M. (2016). Exploring the Attachment Styles of Adolescents Who Sexually Offend:
A Mixed-Methods Research Approach, Journal of Psychology and Clinical Psychiatry, 5(1).