Liam Healy & Associates

chartered occupational psychologists

About Us

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 Occupational Psychologist

Liam 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 Council) 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 Psychologist status.

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 assessment.

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 Committee.

Keith leads our occupational stress intervention programmes, and Level A and Level B psychometric test training courses.