Paran is a Specialist Chartered Forensic Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS). He is also an Associate Fellow with BPS. He is a doctoral candidate with Middlesex University. He is primarily trained within the UK system.
Paran has led specialist psychology teams in the community sector in Singapore. Currently, he also serves as part of the management of a social service organization which provides early intervention, special education, rehabilitation services, day activity centre programmes, vocational training and gainful employment to individuals with special needs in Singapore.
He works with children and adolescents with various clinical functional and organic psychopathology and forensic issues. In particular, he provides clinical and forensic psycho diagnostic assessments, risk assessments, treatment and psychotherapy. He consults children and adolescents with aggression, ADHD, intrusive sexual behaviours, complex trauma, attachment disorders and child custodial evaluation/abuse. He has undergone specialist training in the diagnosis of psychopathy(adolescents), ASD, ADHD and Executive Functioning.
He is trained in Life Minus Violence Enhanced (LMV-E) © (Ireland et al, 2009) which is a cognitive behavioural therapeutic package designed to reduce risk of aggression and R&R which is a neuro- cognitive package in the rehabilitation of ADHD. It integrates recent research on neuro developmental factors with knowledge on the social environmental factors, experiential factors, and cognitive/emotional factors that are known to be associated with antisocial behaviours. He has received specialist training in delivering CBT for children and adolescents from Becks Institute; Schema Therapy for Child and Adolescents as well as EMDR for children and adolescents.
Paran recently got his sub specialty qualification in Child and Family Forensics from Boston.