Joel has experience both in relation to criminological and forensic research, and clinical psychology practice in forensic settings. Joel has an MSc in forensic psychology (University of Kent), a PhD in criminology (University of Cambridge) and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (University of Manchester). He is currently a lecturer in clinical psychology and is programme lead for the MSc in clinical forensic psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. He continues to work clinically in the criminal justice system. His research interests are in rural life and youth justice, the psychosocial experience of imprisonment, and mental health interventions for people who have offended.
His recent experience is as follows: