Dr Lorna LivingstoneBSc, DClinPsych, CPsychol

  • Areas Covered:
  • Taunton
  • Personal Injury Assessment (Psychological)
  • Neuropsychology

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Typical areas of involvement

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

Employment History

2001 – Current

Clinical Psychologist (8b)        Somerset Partnership and NHS Social Care Trust

I am currently based in an older adult mental health service and offer specialist secondary services to older adults and their families who are referred through Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs), Memory Assessment Services and In-patient units.

  • 2017 – Spring

    Project Consultant                               Doctoral Program, Exeter University

    My responsibilities include:

    • Brief consultation exercise to map the current later life teaching on to national best practice guidelines.
    • Liaison with the university, trainees and national organisations.
    • Summarising findings and recommendations in a short report.

    1998 – 2001

    Trainee Clinical Psychologist – University of Plymouth, Doctor Training Course, Plymouth, Devon

    Placements: Adult Mental Health, Older Adults, Child, Learning Disabilities and Neuropsychology

    1996 -1998

    Assistant Psychologist – Walsall Community Trust, Children and Families

    1995 – 1996

    Assistant Psychologist and Residential Educator – Beech Tree School, SCOPE, Children with Serve Learning Disabilities

    Summer of 1994, 1995 and 1998

    Camp Counsellor and Supervisor – INTEGRA (Children’s Mental Health Centre, Ontario, Canada) Children with complex mental health difficulties

Recent Training Courses

2016 – EMDR (Europe Accredited training program in theory and practice of EMDR) 2016 – 2017 Schema Focused Therapy (International Certification Training Program in Schema Therapy)

Professional Qualifications

2007

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology, University Glasgow

2001

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Plymouth

  • 1995

    Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Aberdeen

Memberships

  • British Psychological Society (076591)
  • Division of Clinical Psychology
  • Faculty of Psychology for Older People
  • Registered Clinical Psychologist, Health Care Professional Council

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