Assessing the psychological capacity of a person to work is an important element in assessing their capacity for work and to earn income.

Economic loss arising from personal injury is a major head of damage in many personal injury actions and is a challenging issue to assess.

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.

Expertise in Action

​The need to assess the capacity for work or to earn income arises in a number of circumstances. The psychological capacity for work is commonly one of the critical issues, especially in the context of events that cause personal injury.

Common examples of situations where a need arises to assess the psychological capacity for work include:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Work place accidents
  • Income protection insurance policies
  • Injuries in public places

Appropriate experts

Experts in the following fields may be able to assist in the assessment of the psychological capacity for work.

  • Psychology
  • Psychiatry

Earning Capacity Assessments is a leader in the field of assessing the economic consquences of physical and psychological injury.

Click this link and the links below to read more about the assessment of economic loss arising from personal injury and the range of expert evidence products and services produced by Earning Capacity Assessments to help you investigate and prepare your client’s case.

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Profiles of Experts in Psychological capacity for work

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field.

  • #ID8109


ID8109 is a registered psychologist specialising in workplace injury matters and behaviour modification. More specifically, his focus is on human behaviour in workplace environments, and how modification techniques can be used to alter the way in which workplaces function and to prevent workplace psychological injuries.

  • #ID9610

Psychologist, vocational assessor

Expert ID9610 has 15 years accreditation as a Registered Psychologist and has extensive experience in the areas of vocational, psychological function and earning capacity assessments in a range of settings including in recruitment, occupational rehabilitation and medico-legal contexts.

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