Benson Street Specialists Centre is a private Medico-legal practice in Toowong, Brisbane, providing specialised forensic assessment reports.

We provide expert professional service to all our referrers.

Meet Our Doctors

Our team of experienced Psychiatrists are Fellows of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry, registered in the Commonwealth of Australia.

Dr Michael Beech
Dr Michael BeechForensic Psychiatrist
Dr Beech specialises in medico-legal assessments, providing reports for the courts in both criminal and civil matters.
Dr Karen Brown
Dr Karen BrownForensic Psychiatrist
Dr Brown is an experienced forensic psychiatrist who provides reports to the courts in criminal and civil matters.
Dr Claire Wolfenden
Dr Claire Wolfenden Forensic Psychiatrist
Dr Wolfenden is an experienced forensic psychiatrist who provides medico-legal assessments and reports for the Courts in both criminal and civil matters.

Medico-legal Services

Dr Beech takes referrals from a wide range of agencies to prepare reports for the criminal courts and the Mental Health Court, as well as risk assessment, civil compensation matters, institutional abuse, and personal injury. He sees children and adults. He does not do assessments for the Family Court.

  • Personal injury from accident or negligence
  • Institutional abuse
  • Pre-sentence reports
  • Issues related to insanity defence and fitness for trial
  • Dangerous Prisoner matters
  • Medico-legal assessments of children and adolescents