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Dr Rebekah Proctor

I qualified to practice as a Clinical Psychologist in 2000 and have worked in a variety of NHS clinical posts including Head of Older Adult Psychology Services and Professional Lead for Older Adult Psychology Services. I have a broad range of experience in psychological assessment, psychological therapy, training and supervision of health professionals and academic research.

I have been working in private practice on a part time basis since 2007 and have experience of assessment and treatment of a wide range of psychological problems. I work with adults and older adults as part of my private practice. I have also provided clinical supervision to other Clinical Psychologists as part of my private work. I have been working in full time independent practice since January 2013.

I have published in a range of academic journals including:

  • The Lancet
  • Psychological Medicine
  • Disability & Rehabilitation
  • Journal of Mental Health
  • International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
  • The Psychologist.


Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy) University of Leeds 1997 – 2000
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) University of Manchester 1995 – 1997
Master of Arts MA(hons) University of Edinburgh 1991 – 1995


Employment History

Feb 13 – Present Full time independent practice
Apr 11 – Jan 13 Lead Psychologist for Older Age,
Central Lancashire,
Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
Sep 08 – Mar 11 Head of Older Adult Psychology,
Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Greater Manchester West Mental Health
Nov 03 – Aug 08 Clinical Psychologist
(secondary care services)
Manchester Mental Health and Social Care
NHS Trust
Sep 01 – Oct 03 Clinical Psychologist
(secondary care services)
Bolton, Salford & Trafford Mental Health
NHS Trust
Oct 00 – Sep 01 Clinical Psychologist
(integrated care services)
Bolton, Salford & Trafford Mental Health
NHS Trust
Oct 97 – Sep 00 Psychologist in Clinical Training University of Leeds
Oct 95 – Sep 97 Research Psychologist Department of Old Age Psychiatry,
University of Manchester

Other Professional Roles

  • Research supervisor – University of Liverpool D.Clin.Psych course 2004 – 2006
  • External Examiner – University of Lancaster D.Clin.Psych course 2006
  • Academic Chair for national PSIGE conference committee 2005, Chester
  • Placement Supervisor / Lecturer – University of Manchester / University of Liverpool / University of Lancaster D.Clin Psych Courses (2001 – date)
  • Mentor for Trainee Psychologists – University of Liverpool D.Clin.Psych course 2003 – date
  • Course organiser and examiner, MRC Psychiatry Part 1, Psychology module, University of Manchester 2002 – 2006
  • Honorary Research Fellow, University of Manchester 2002 – 2005
  • Journal Reviewer, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2000 – date

Professional Registration

  • Chartered Clinical Psychologist, British Psychological Society (C.Psychol). I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and hold a current British Psychological Society (BPS) practising certificate.BPS Logo
  • Registered Clinical Psychologist, Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).Click here to verifyHCPC Registered
  • I am a full member of the Division of Clinical Psychology of the British Psychological Society.DCP Logo