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Welcome to Tommy MacKay’s professional website.

Professor Tommy MacKay is recognised as one of the UK’s leading psychologists. Tommy works across the fields of educational and child psychology, health psychology, clinical neuropsychology, psychotherapy, teaching and research, and has won many honours and awards. Tommy MacKay is also an expert witness, covering child and adult cases, both civil and criminal.

Tommy MacKay’s principal clinical specialism is autism. He is Clinical Director of the National Diagnosis and Assessment Service for Autistic Spectrum Disorders,  was a member of the Scottish Government group which produced the Scottish Strategy for Autism and Co-Founded the National Centre for Autism Studies and post-graduate training programme at the University of Strathclyde.

Tommy’s principal educational specialism is literacy, for which his research has attracted many national awards.

Tommy MacKay has been described by former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown as ‘a visionary and an inspiration’.