Colin Howard BSc (Hons), MSc, PDipCBP, CPsychol, AFBPsS

Colin Howard is a Consultant Chartered Psychologist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Accredited Psychotherapist, EMDR Europe Accredited Clinical Supervisor/Consultant, and Registered Practising Forensic and Clinical Psychologist.  Colin Howard has over fifteen-years’ experience in the assessment and treatment of individuals with mental health difficulties in both the public and private sector using a variety of evidence based psychotherapies.  Colin Howard has worked with individuals presenting with complex problems and histories of complex trauma.  Colin Howard has a particular interest in, and experience of, working with complex trauma.

In addition to his mental health experience he has significant experience in providing psychological and risk assessment reports for both Civil and Criminal cases. Colin Howard has expertise in risk assessment and management of violent and sexually violent offenders in the prison environment and in the community.

He holds BSc and MSc degrees in Psychology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy.  Colin Howard is registered as a Chartered Forensic Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS), and the Division of Forensic Psychology.  He is a Registered Practising Forensic and Clinical Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and as an Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP).  Colin Howard is an EMDR Europe Accredited Clinical Supervisor/Consultant. He is also a member of the UK Psychological Trauma Society (UKPTS); has previously been part of the Membership Committee and a UK Representative of the ESTD (European Society for Trauma and Dissociation).

Colin Howard has held the position of Honorary Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University, where he lectured on Cognitive Behavioural Interventions for Offenders to students on the Forensic (Legal and Criminological) Psychology Masters course.  He has also held a Guest Lecturer post at The University of Abertay Dundee, where he lectured on the Introduction to Psychopathology and Crime to second year undergraduate students. 

Colin Howard regularly attends various training events and courses to update his knowledge and continuing professional development in order to maintain his status as a chartered psychologist.

Professional Memberships

  • British Psychological Society (Membership Number: 109947)
  • Division of Forensic Psychology, BPS, Full Member
  • The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP; Membership Number: 030092), 
  • EMDR UK & Ireland (Membership Number H144). 
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC; Membership Number: PYL16516)
  • EMDR UK & Ireland 
  • European Society for Trauma and Dissociation 
  • UK Psychological Trauma Society 
  • European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 
  • International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation 

Call 07843 628 953 or email colin@howardpsychology.co.uk