Dr Achinivu is the Medical Director of Simply Neuro Limited, which provides independent neuropsychiatric services to the legal professional and case managers, involved with people who have suffered severe and catastrophic brain injuries. Dr Achinivu also provides training, education and consultancy services in the UK and abroad.
Dr Achinivu has extensive expertise in the field of clinical neuropsychiatry. He previously worked as a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist within the NHS at The Barberry, National Centre for Mental Health, Egbaston, Birmingham, UK. He was also Lead Consultant Neuropsychiatrist with a leading brain injury rehabilitation service in the UK between 2010 and 2020.
Dr Achinivu has wide clinical skills that cut across a range of neuropsychiatric disorders. Dr Achinivu has received special training in psychopharmacology and neuroanatomy and as a result, has excellent understanding of the neuro-circuitry of human behaviour. His knowledge provides him with special skills and expertise in the use of pharmacological approaches in managing patients with complex brain injuries and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
Dr Achinivu is a longstanding member of the Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI) in the United States and regularly attends their national conventions. He is also a member of the Independent Doctors Federation (IDF) in the UK.
Dr Chinwe Obinwa is a forensic psychiatrist with over 20 years broad based experience in the field of mental health.She has the experience of working in various subspecialties in psychiatry, including neuropsychiatry, forensic learning disability, specialist female only and offender services.
She also has particular expertise in the forensic assessment of complex cases, involving multiple agencies who present a significant risk of harm to others. Dr Obinwa is trained in various risk assessment tools (RSVP, IPDE, HCR-20, SAPROF & Stalking Risk Profile) and Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule.
Her other clinical interests are in Occupational Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry (particularly brain injury).Dr Obinwa has over ten years’ experience in the field of medico legal practice. She has extensive experience in forensic cases; neuropsychiatry including traumatic brain injury, psychiatric conditions arising as a result of trauma, personal injury and clinical negligence cases. She undertakes regular Continuous Professional Development (CPD) as an Expert Witness.