Phil teaches extensively in the field of cognitive interviewing and has trained Police Officers, Military Police Officers and Social Workers from all over England and the Channel Islands. Phil has travelled to Iceland on numerous occasions in recent years to teach Icelandic Police Officers and Specialist Lawyers. Outside of law enforcement Phil has taught post graduate psychology students studying eye witness testimony modules as part of their Masters programme.
Phil’s passion lies within the interviewing of (or conversations with) Autistic people and what measures can be undertaken to ensure the best possible outcome from the interview/conversation. Phil has studied the interviewing of young autistic people to masters level and holds an MSc in Child Forensic Studies from the University of Leeds.
Phil has a keen interest in memory function and how various mental illnesses, and traumatic brain injury, can affect the memory process. He is currently a Trustee of the award winning mental health charity, Moodswings Network.
Apart from his MSc, Phil has a law degree (LLB Hons) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). He is also an accredited A1 Assessor and national police trainer.