Dr Sara Simblett is a Clinical Psychologist with a special interest in Neuropsychology. She completed an MSc in Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol. After this, she completed a PhD at the University of Cambridge and a Clinical Psychology Doctorate at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), King’s College London (KCL). She continues to work at the IoPPN KCL as a Clinical Lecturer in Neuropsychology. Within the NHS, Dr Simblett has worked with adults who have a diagnosis of a neurological condition as well as adults with lived experiences of mental health difficulties.
Dr Simblett offers comprehensive neuropsychology assessments that provide a profile of cognitive strengths and difficulties, with the aim of identifying ways in which people might be able to cope and manage better. In addition to her Neuropsychology speciality, Dr Simblett is trained in a range of psychological therapies to treat experiences such as depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. Her focus is on supporting people to build a greater sense of awareness and self-compassion, in the process of working towards valued goals. She takes an integrative approach using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and draws on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion-Focussed Therapy (CFT) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).