Dr Douglas MaiseyPhD, D. Clin Psychol, BSc Hons, Diploma Cognitive Therapy

  • Areas Covered:
  • Carlisle
  • Middlesbrough
  • Lancaster
  • Personal Injury Assessment (Psychological)

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Typical areas of involvement

  • Personal Injury (Adults and Children)
  • PTSD, Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression, Road Accident
  • Work Accident
  • Housing Stress
  • Psychological Aspects of Medical Negligence
  • Chronic Pain
  • Reliability of Witness
  • Employment Cases

Employment History

Oct 2019 to Present

Associate Director of Psychological Services and Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist CNTW NHS Foundation Trust

  • 2014 to Present

    Medico legal expert witness

    November 2009 to present.

    Consultant Clinical Psychologist

    April 2006 to October 2009

    Principal Clinical psychologist in Primary Care, North Tyneside NHS Primary Care Trust.

    2002-April 2006

    Principal Clinical Psychologist, Tees N.E. Yorkshire NHS Trust Specialist Eating Disorders Service


The effects of neutralization on interpretations of Obsessive Compulsive intrusive thoughts: maintenance and development. Behaviour Research and Therapy.

Maisey, D. S., Izcky, A., Drewitt, R. & Freeston, M. H. (in preparation).

The effects of neutralization on obsession like interpretations of intrusive thoughts: An analogue study. Symposium presentation at the 30th Anniversary Conference of The British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, Warwick, 2002.

Maisey, D. S. & Freeston, M. H. (2002).

  • Characteristics of male attractiveness for women. Lancet, 353, 1500

    Maisey, D. S., Vale, E. L., Cornelissen, P. L. & Tovee, M. J. (1999).

    Visual cues to female physical attractivness. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London – Series B: Biological Sciences, 266, 211-218.

    Tovee, M. J., Maisey, D. S., Emery, J. L. & Cornelissen, P. L. (1999).

    The video distortion technique does not measure body image distortion. Presentation at the Eighth International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, 1998.

    Maisey, D. S., Cornelissen, P. L., Emery, J. & Tovee, M. J. (1998).

Professional Qualifications


Diploma in Cognitive Therapy, with Merit Newcastle Cognitive Therapy Centre and University of Durham


Doctorate in Clinical Psychology University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

  • 1996-1999

    PhD Psychology (Eating Disorders research), University of Newcastle Upon Tyne


    Doctorate in Clinical Psychology BSc Hons. Psychology University of Newcastle Upon Tyne


  • Qualified Cognitive Behavioural therapist (Member BABCP
  • Chartered and Registered Consultant Clinical Psychologist (HCPC)

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