Living Beyond Brain Injury: A Resource Manual (1st New edition)

Living Beyond Brain Injury: A Resource Manual (1st New edition)

By: Vicky Hall (author)Paperback

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A brain injury can have a dramatic effect on all areas of a person's life. This manual is designed to provide an understanding of some of the effects of a brain injury and how to manage them. It focuses on how brain injury may affect thinking skills (e.g. memory), emotions and other related areas (e.g. sleep, work and driving). This manual provides techniques based on psychological approaches, which have been shown to be effective with people who have experienced a brain injury. As well as being an important resource for mental health professionals, it will also be useful for families who wish to help a person with a brain injury. It has two clear functions: a resource manual for clinicians and carers / families to work through with brain injury survivors; and a self-help resource for clients with a brain injury.

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About Author

Dr Vicki Hall is a consultant clinical neuropsychologist and a chartered clinical psychologist. She is on the British Psychological Society's Specialist Register in Clinical Neuropsychology and is registered as a clinical psychologist by the Health and Care Professions Council. She is director of Neuromindworks Ltd. This is an independent practice providing neuropsychological assessments and interventions for private patients, private organisations and legal and insurance fi rms. She provides community, inpatient and residential neuropsychology services. Dr Hall has worked in clinical psychology and neuropsychology settings for over 10 years, and has worked across a range of neurological services spanning the whole care pathway (eg surgery, outpatient diagnostic services, inpatient and community rehabilitation services). She has published numerous articles in the area of neuropsychology and acts as an ad hoc peer reviewer for a number of academic journals. She is a lecturer on the Staffordshire University Clinical Psychology Professional Doctorate programme and was employed as an associate lecturer at the clinical neuropsychology MSc and postgraduate diploma course at The University of Nottingham. Dr Hall has made numerous presentations in the fi eld of neuropsychology at both national and international levels. She is on the British Psychological Society's Specialist Register in Clinical Neuropsychology and registered as a clinical psychologist by the Health and Care Professions Council. She is director of Neuromindworks Ltd. This is an independent practice providing neuropsychological assessShe provides community, inpatient and residential neuropsychology services.

Contents

96pp wire-o-bound Includes CD

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781909301429
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781909301429
  • weight: 244
  • ISBN10: 1909301426
  • edition: 1st New edition

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