A senior executive and a natural leader
During her career, Dr Mason has acquired a broad range of skills and accumulated knowledge, and has gained particular experience in a number of specialisms. In these specialist areas she will be able to provide an exceptional level of clinical expertise, guidance and clear thinking, which will be an enormous asset to any company, organisation or institution.
Services for women
Dr Mason became interested in issues relating to women early in her career, training with the Metropolitan Police in the examination of rape victims and participating in an on-call rota of doctors. Since then she's gone on to develop the services for women for Broadmoor Hospital, the Blenheim Group and St Andrew's Healthcare - and to sit on and chair various committees and boards.
Vision and leadership
Creativity and innovation have been central to Dr Mason's career as a forensic psychiatrist. Whilst she focused on services for women, she also led on issues of equality, healthcare governance, safety, and medical workforce development. You will find her a reflective leader, valuing the benefits of team working, building trusting relationships and inspiring others.
Teaching and training
Dr Mason lectures regularly on a range of subjects both nationally and internationally. She routinely teaches at the Serious Sexual Offences Seminar on behalf of the Judicial Studies Board, educating Judges on The effects of serious sexual offences on victims. She also teaches both the Midlands and Northern Barristers' circuit.
Dr Mason has undertaken civil and criminal medico-legal work since starting training in Forensic Psychiatry. She assesses both men and women, although she has particular expertise in women with complex psychopathology. She also prepares independent reports for Mental Health Tribunals and undertakes capacity assessments.