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Clinical Psychologist 






Dr Amy Izycky is a clinical psychologist specialising in neuropsychology and high performance sport. She graduated from Durham University with an honours degree in psychology and a Masters of Science in developmental psychopathology. She later went on to complete her doctorate in clinical psychology at Newcastle University and more recently completed her postgraduate diploma in clinical neuropsychology at Glasgow University. Amy trained with the North East Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists (NEAPP) to achieve her psychodynamic psychotherapy qualification.

Amy has a well-established private practice in the North East of England in Jesmond, Newcastle. She specialises in brain injury, sports related presentations, and adjustment to injury and disability. She works with a variety of international and professional sports people who present with mental health difficulties and struggle to adjust to injury and retirement. She holds a consultancy role with Leicester City Football Club (LCFC). Referrers also include England Cricket (ECB), Middlesbrough Football Club (MFC), King Power Racing, Durham County Cricket Club (DCC) and Worlds Strongest Man. 


Her first book Skewed to the Right: Sport, Mental Health and Vulnerability was released in 2021. She has written for peer-reviewed journals, academic texts, and The Guardian.

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Psychology- NEUROREHAB

Clinical Psychology and Clinical Lead services within child and adult Neurorehabilitation Multidisciplinary Teams (MDTs) following brain injury.


Over ten years experience working with professional sportspeople who have experienced mental health difficulties or struggle with injury and / or retirement.  

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