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Clinical Psychology
Neurorehabilitation

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Clinical Psychology - Neurorehabilitation

Amy is experienced in working as a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Lead within Multidisciplinary Teams (MDTs) in the private sector to guide person centred, goals led, Neurorehabilitation programmes. She has over ten years experience working within legal settings on cases that are both pre and post settlement. She has established relationships with litigation and court of protection teams throughout the North East of England. Amy has historical experience working with Deaf people, Learning Disabled populations and people with Head Injuries and Neurological Disorders. 

Amy is trained in a variety of theoretical models and treatment approaches. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Systemic/Family Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy formed part of her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.  Since completing her doctorate, Amy has achieved further qualifications in Neuropsychology and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. This blend of training means that Amy works in an integrative way to support clients after traumatic brain injury (TBI) to include both cognitive rehabilitation and psychological adjustment.

 

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Clinical Psychologists are trained to assess, formulate (understand within a theoretical model) and treat mental health difficulties. This includes a broad range of problems and may include presenting difficulties such as:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Trauma

  • Personality Disorders

  • Adjustment Difficulties

  • Challenging Behaviour

  • Eating Disorders

 

Amy is able to provide the following assessments:

  • Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Assessments

  • Mental Health Assessment for Therapy

  • Cognitive Assessment

  • Learning Disability Assessment

  • Behavioural Assessments

  • Expert Witness Assessments

Amy also provides one to one therapy for mental health difficulties, neurorehabiltation, adjustment to trauma, catastrophic and life changing injury or illness, personality disorder and functional neurological disorders (including non-epileptic attack disorder).

She believes in the importance of each patient finding the right treatment fit for their difficulties and the right therapist to work with given that the relationship between therapist and patient is at the heart of any successful treatment. If Amy does not feel she is the best fit for your needs she will always attempt to refer you onto someone who may be a better fit.

Amy is registered with the following professional bodies:

British Psychological Society

                  Chartered Clinical Psychologist (C.CPsychol)

                  Associate Fellow (AFBPsS)

                  Listed on the Directory of Expert Witnesses

Health Care Professions Council

                  Practitioner Psychologist (PYL27251)

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