PERSONAL PROFILE

Rob is passionate about supporting people with their psychological functioning and always endeavours to promote independence and empower people to overcome their difficulties.

Rob believes in the importance of gaining a balance in all areas of your life. He enjoys keeping himself fit and healthy playing football, going to the gym and running when he gets the chance. Travel is also an important part of his life and he likes to take the opportunity to relax and soak up some culture when his two young children give him a chance.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Rob is a Senior Clinical Psychologist with Berkshire Neuropsychology Service within Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. In this role he works with people with acquired brain injury on a neurorehabilitation ward, in the community and with outpatients completing neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation.

Between 2015 and 2018 Rob worked as a Senior Clinical Psychologist at a specialist neurorehabilitation centre in Surrey. Rob completed his doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Surrey.

Rob has over five years experience working in neuropsychology in acute and rehabilitation settings with inpatients, outpatients and with clients in the community. He has experience working with a wide range of different presentations including:

  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness

Rob provides a high level of psychological assessment, but specialises in cognitive assessment (the assessment of memory, intelligence, language, perception, executive functioning), particularly with respect to disease or injury of the nervous system.

Rob specialises in neuropsychological rehabilitation of neurological conditions and is proficient in the provision of neuropsychological assessment, diagnostics and reports. He uses psychotherapeutic approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for long term conditions and distress relating to depression, anxiety, trauma and PTSD.

Rob has a range of experience with interventions for challenging behaviour with interests in applied behavioural analysis, and risk assessment. Through his work he caries out assessment of mental capacity and testamentary capacity, works closely with families and couples and participates in research and statistical analyses.