Healy & Associates
chartered occupational psychologists
Founded in 1995, Liam Healy and Associates are a
firm of Registered and Chartered Occupational
Psychologists who specialise in solving business and
organisational problems through applied psychology. We
also develop and publish Psychometric
Tests and were one of the first firms in the UK to
pioneer On-Line Psychometric Assessment.
Although based in the UK, we have clients as far afield
as South Africa, North and South America, the Middle
East and Australia.
We have a well
established consultancy division which provides
high quality specialist advice to organisations
on matters to do with people issues at work.
Liam Healy BSc(Hons) MSc CPsychol CSci AFBPsS Registered
is a Chartered Psychologist with the British
Psychological Society, and a Registered Occupational
Psychologist with the HPC (UK Government's
Regulatory Body for Psychologists).
Liam is also a Chartered
Scientist (registered with the Research
and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological
Society. He has held several senior posts within
the British Psychological Society including Chief
Assessor for the BPS Board of Assessors in
Occupational Psychology where he designed and
managed the assessment of the QOccPsych - the
new qualification by which post-graduate
Psychologists achieve Chartered Occupational
He has written and edited numerous books and
articles and is the Author of More How To
Win at Aptitude Tests, Harper Collins, 2001; and
Psychometric Testing for Dummies, John Wiley,
2008. More recently, Liam was appointed as the external
matter subject expert member of the approval panel
for the Professional Doctorate in Occupational
Psychology at Northumbria University.
Rod Graves MA(Hons) MSc FIEHF CFIOSH AFBPS
CPsychol Registered Occupational Psychologist
Rod is based in Edinburgh and was previously Honorary
Professor in Ergonomics at the School of the Built
Environment at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
Rod is a specialist Human Factors and Ergonomics
consultant providing support in research, training
and litigation. He is an expert in providing practical
ergonomics advice in a number of key
areas to optimise work system performance, including
risk identification and assessment, environmental
measurement and management, and health and safety
Rod also provides bespoke training, covering topics
such as manual handling, upper limb disorders, risk
management and basic ergonomics design. He also provides
litigation support for a number of legal firms
throughout the United Kingdom, and is familiar with both
the Scottish and English legal systems and their
respective High Courts.
Rod's approach is to work with clients to develop
their own skills and capability in ergonomics, and
assisting them to develop their own in-house solutions.
His client base is broad and covers sectors such as
banking, manufacturing, transport, the NHS and heavy
industry. Rod's academic links also provide a
research capability which can be delivered either
independently or in conjunction with academic partners
such as Heriot-Watt University.
Dr Keith Coaley BA BSc MA MSc PhD DipCouns
FCIPD AFBPsS C.Psychol. Registered Occupational Psychologist
Keith is based in the South East and has honours
degrees in both physics and psychology, an MA in
forensic/legal psychology, and an MSc in the psychology
of work. His doctorate was awarded at Manchester for the
original study of stress, health and job performance
among managers in the UK.
Keith is a widely published author, his papers
appearing in both the popular press and the specialist
professional journals. His most recent work is
An Introduction to Psychological Assessment &
Psychometrics published by Sage (January 2010).
Keith has worked in both the academic field and as a
consultant in in wide range of government and blue chip
organisations in both the UK and overseas.
Keith has been a member of the British Psychological
Society’s Professional Practice Group in which he
contributed to the establishment of Professional
Practice Guidelines for all psychologists in the UK.
He is also a member of the Society’s Committee on
Test Standards which monitors and advises on the
ethical use of test materials in the UK. He is a
member of the Verifiers Committee, which verifies
all psychometric test training, and of the Division
of Occupational Psychology Science & Practice
Keith leads our occupational stress intervention
programmes, and Level A and Level B psychometric
test training courses.