The civil forensic psychiatry website, compiled by Dr. Michael Epstein is a resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, lawyers and others. It comprises an interactive blog, a forum, and a questions and issues site. It is a one stop shop for articles, commentary, legislation, court instruction, fee schedules and impairment guides.

There is a one off fee of $100 to become a Member. Members can access:

  • an interactive blog
  • publications for download
  • large knowledge base
  • links to resources

Mental Health, Resilience and COVID 19

October 25, 2023

It has been a while since I posted. I thought it would be useful to discuss a few topics that have arisen. The vexed question of “mental health”. For some time I have been concerned that “mental health” is used as a synonym for our responses to any situation that does not appear to be positive. Recently, for example we have been told the counselling is available for those who voted Yes in the referendum! Should we provide counselling for […]

The Guide to Civil Pyschiatric Assessment

by Michael Epstein