Dr Christopher Cocks

Subiaco, WA and Telehealth.

About Dr Christopher Cocks

Dr Christopher Cocks is a general adult psychiatrist with dual qualifications in forensic psychiatry based in Subiaco, Perth WA.  He provides medico-legal assessments on both civil and criminal cases with the ability to assess inmates via AVL and in metropolitan correctional centres. 

Dr Cocks obtained his advanced certificate in forensic psychiatry through The NSW Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network. Dr Cocks has worked as a Staff Specialist at The Forensic Hospital and was a visiting forensic psychiatrist at Wellington Correctional Centre in regional NSW. He provides treatment for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychotic illness and drug and alcohol-related problems.  

Dr Cocks has worked at the prestigious Maudsley Clinic in London within The Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences. Dr Cocks has published research in journals including The British Journal of Psychiatry, European Psychiatry and The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Dr Cocks is a Conjoint Lecturer with The University of New South Wales. 

Dr Cocks has provided medicolegal reports for Australian local, district and supreme Courts, as well as the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Mental Health Review Tribunal and Family Courts.

Accreditations and Schemes

  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Ed
  • Aged Care Claims
    • Medical Negligence
    • Nervous Shock
  • Capacity Assessments
    • Driving Capacity Assessment
    • Financial Capacity Assessment
    • Testamentary Capacity Assessment
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Criminal Law inc
    • Pre-Sentencing Assessments
    • Fitness to Stand Trial
    • Mental Illness Defence / Insanity / NGMI (Not Guilty by reason of Mental Illness)
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Medical Negligence
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Authorised Health Practitioner (AHP)
  • SIRA NSW Workers’ Compensation Permanent Impairment Assessor (PIA)
  • Seafarers
  • Sexual Abuse inc
    • Historical Abuse: Sexual
    • Historical Abuse: Non-Sexual
  • WorkSafe Victoria Independent Medical Examiner (IME)

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