Dr Selina HolmesClinical Neuropsychologist
Dr Holmes is a registered Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist with years of experience working in community neurorehabilitation, stroke services and mental health across in-patient and community settings. Initially working as a research psychologist with interest in memory and cognition, Dr Holmes went on to complete her doctoral Clinical Psychology Training in 2007 with the University of Manchester, Masters in Clinical Neuropsychology with the University of Nottingham and the British Psychological Society’s Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology.
Dr Holmes’s primary specialism is neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation of patients with acquired brain injury (e.g. traumatic brain injury, brain infections) and neurological conditions (e.g. Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease). Dr Holmes integrates assessment of changes in cognition (memory and thinking skills) and day-to-day function alongside changes in personality, behavioural and psychological distress into assessment and treatment plans, taking a holistic approach to assessment and care. She is experienced in working with patients individually using a variety of approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as well as consulting with teams, family members and carers.
Dr Holmes continues to hold a part-time position in community neurorehabilitation services with the NHS. She enjoys developing and delivering group interventions for patients, consultation with professionals from various professional disciplines, teaching, training and supervising other psychologists.