Clinical Neuropsychology is a branch of clinical psychology specialising in brain-behaviour relationships, neuropsychological dysfunction and acquired brain injury rehabilitation.
The principal roles of the Clinical Neuropsychologists are to provide:
- detailed assessments of clients’ functioning, in particular their cognitive, behavioural and emotional states.
- advice, consultation and supervision to other professionals regarding cognitive rehabilitation and clients’ emotional/psychological adjustment.
- assessments of family adjustment and to offer information, advice and support to carers and/or family members where appropriate.
- teaching, training and supervision of other professional staff on the interdisciplinary team
The Clinical Neuropsychology Service is provided by Dr Richard Maddicks and Dr Sarah Walker-Bircham. Both are Chartered Clinical Psychologists and Full Practitioner members of the Division of Neuropsychology. Between them, they have more than twenty years experience of working as specialist clinical psychologists in the field of acquired brain injury.
Both are members of the British Psychological Society.