Dr Amy Izycky is a clinical psychologist and a psychodynamic psychotherapist specialising in neuropsychology. 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 registration.
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 has written for peer-reviewed journals, academic texts, and The Guardian.
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy is a type of long term one to one therapy that draws on the theory of psychoanalysis. It aims to increase one’s understanding of their internal world and those conflicts and difficulties that may have been pushed out of one’s conscious awareness into their unconscious.
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