Director, Consultant Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Dr Rebekah Proctor

Dr Rebekah Proctor

Biography

Dr Rebekah Proctor has run a successful private practice in Central Manchester since 2007. She is a consultant chartered clinical psychologist who has worked in a range of clinical, academic and professional leadership roles since qualifying in 2000, including head of Older Adult Psychology Services and Professional lead for older adult psychology services.

She has a broad range of experience in psychological assessment, psychological therapy, training and supervision of health professionals and academic research. She has been working in full-time independent practice since January 2013 and has seen the practice grow from strength to strength during this time.

Dr Proctor has 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.

Qualifications

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy)University of Leeds1997 – 2000
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)University of Manchester1995 – 1997
Master of Arts MA(Hons)University of Edinburgh1991 – 1995

 

Employment History

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

 

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.

Registered Clinical Psychologist, Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
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I am a full member of the Division of Clinical Psychology of the British Psychological Society.

Therapies and Services

Dr Proctor offers a range of different therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR). These different therapeutic approaches allow Dr Proctor to provide specialist psychological therapy for a wide range of difficulties. She has a particular interest in working with psychological trauma and has extensive clinical experience in this area. She has a high level of experience working with clients who have been involved in road traffic accidents, industrial accidents, assault or abuse.

Dr Proctor provides clinical supervision to other clinical psychologists and counselling psychologists as part of her independent practice.