Dr Claire Nagi



   Position:Senior Lecturer MSc Forensic Psychology
   School: Cardiff School of Health Sciences
   E-mail: CLNagi@cardiffmet.ac.uk
   Telephone: +44 (0)29 2020 5908
   Room No: D3.17



  • MSc Forensic Psychology - Psychological Assessment & Intervention
  • MSc Forensic Psychology - Forensic Mental Health

Undergraduate Supervision
  • Work, Volunteering and Applied Psychology 2
  • Research supervision for BSc Psychology

Diploma Supervision
  • Academic Supervision for Postgraduate Diploma in Practitioner Forensic Psychology

Masters Supervision
  • Research Supervision for MSc Forensic Psychology

Doctorate Supervision
  • Research Supervision for Professional Doctorate in Forensic Psychology


Published articles

  • Nagi, C. & Davies, J. (2015). Bridging the Gap: Brief Family Psychoeducation in Forensic Mental Health. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 15,171–183
  • Nagi, C., Davies, J. & Shine, L. (2014). Group treatment in a male low secure mental health service: A treatment description and descriptive evaluation. Journal of Forensic Practice, 16 (2), 139-155.
  • Davies, J.D., Black, S., Bentley, N. & Nagi, C. (2013). Forensic case formulation: Theoretical, ethical and practical issues. Criminal Behaviour & Mental Health, 23 (4), 304-314
  • Nagi, C., Davies, J., Williams, M., Roberts, C. & Lewis, R. (2011). A multidisciplinary approach to team nursing within a low secure service: The team leader role. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.
  • Nagi, C. & Davies, J. (2010). Addressing offending risk in low secure mental health services: A descriptive review of available evidence, British Journal of Forensic Practice, 12 (1), 38-47.
  • Nagi, C., Ostapiuk, E., Craig, L.A. Hacker, D. & Beech, A (2009). Using the problem identification checklist to predict institutional and community violence in a psychiatric population: A pilot study, British Journal of Forensic Practice. 11 (3), 4-13.
  • Craig, L.A, Nagi, C. & Hutchinson, R. (2007). The impact of mental capacity legislation on the assessment of people with learning disability: A practice note. British Journal of Forensic Practice, 9 (4), 12-18.
  • Nagi, C., Browne K.D. & Blake, J. (2006). A descriptive analysis of the nature and extent of bullying at a category C prison, British Journal of Forensic Practice, 8, 5-9.

Conference Papers
  • Nagi, C. (2012). Family psychoeducation within a low secure setting. Paper presented at the at the 21st Annual Conference of the Division of Forensic Psychology, Cardiff Metropolitan University, June 2012
  • Nagi, C., Davies, J., Shine, L. & Maggs, R. (2011). An evaluation of a treatment programme designed for low secure mental health services: The General Treatment and Recovery Programme. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Conference of the International Association of Forensic Mental Health, Barcelona, June 2011
  • Nagi, C. & Davies, J. (2010). Specialist Group Interventions: The General Treatment & Recovery Programme (GTRP). Paper Presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the International Association of Forensic Mental Health, Vancouver, May 2010
  • Nagi, C., Ostapiuk, E., Craig, L.A. Hacker, D. & Goodwill. (2006). An evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Problem Identification Checklist and Short Dynamic Risk Scale for violence in mentally disordered offenders. Paper Presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the Division of Forensic Psychology, University of Lancashire, June 2006.

Organisation of Conference
  • 2010 Advances in Forensic Practice. Conference organised for Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University(ABMU) Health Board

Book Review
  • Nagi, C. (2014). Book Review. Offence paralleling behaviour: A case formulation approach to offender assessment and intervention, ed. Daffern, M. Jones, L. & Shine, J. Criminal Behaviour & Mental Health, 24 (2), 151-152.


Dr Claire Nagi is a senior lecturer and practising forensic psychologist. She is a part-time member of the Psychology Team at Cardiff Met and is a lecturer on the MSc Forensic Psychology. She is an Associate Fellow and Chartered Forensic Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS), Full Member of the BPS Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP) and a registered practitioner with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She is currently employed by the NHS and works within a low secure unit where she is a BPS registered applied psychology practice supervisor. She supervises undergraduate and postgraduate research projects (Masters and Professional Doctorate) and was previously a DFP Stage 2 Assessor (Research). Her research interests relate to mentally disordered offenders, violence, treatment and behaviour change.