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Alison Ryan

Clinical Psychologist

Alison Ryan



Associations & Memberships

Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC)
British Psychological Society (BPS)
Chartered Clinical Psychologist
BPS Full Practitioner Member of the Division of Clinical Neuropsychology

Training & Qualifications

BA Hons (Psych)
Masters of Psychology (Clinical)
Additional Clinical Neuropsychology Post Graduate Training
Masters of Business Administration

About Me

Alison is both a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, and a Clinical Neuropsychologist. She has over 20 years of experience helping people with a wide range of difficulties, from anxiety, work stress and depression, trauma, brain injury and dementia. Alison has worked for many years within the NHS as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist.

What I Offer

  • Psychological Assessment and Therapy for Adults
  • Neuropsychological Services

Psychological Assessment and Therapy

The first session is a collaborative conversation to fully explore and understand what is happening. At the end of the first session we will discuss how we might best work together to help move towards the positive change that you want.

In therapy, Alison’s approach is compassionate and open. Her focus is on your goals or aims. She uses evidence based approaches, primarily CBT, ACT and EMDR, and where needed other evidence based treatment approaches that will make the most difference to your life. Alison sees adults for assessment and therapy for a range of difficulties (see list below)

Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention

In her neuropsychological work, Alison specialises in:

Neurorehabilitation for acquired brain injury, such as a stroke or a Traumatic Brain Injury to help work around memory or other difficulties.

Cognitive rehabilitation for people with memory, concentration and other cognitive/thinking problems after long Covid or other conditions.

Support and therapeutic interventions for people with a progressive neurological condition, such as MS, or Parkinson’s Disease.

Adjustment for people living with a brain injury to help reduce distress and promote well-being.

Alison offers input in a range of areas, including:

– Trauma
– Chronic Disease Management
– Health-related Problems
– Memory Problems
– Pain Management
– Relaxation
– Sleeping Disorders
– Stress Management
– Neuropsychological Treatment / Rehabilitation
– Panic Disorder
– Dementia
– Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
– Anxiety & Phobias
– Depression
– Self Esteem & Self Development
– Assertiveness Training
– Behaviour Problems
– Grief and Loss
– Life / Personal Coaching
– Life Transition & Adjustment Issues
– Couples Therapy
– Work Stress