Dr Peter Walker


Dr Walker is an experienced Clinical Psychologist and has held substantive NHS posts within the specialisms of Older Adult Mental Health, Adult Forensic Medium Security, Child and Adolescent Mental Health and as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with Young Offenders.  Dr Walker has completed further substantive training in Adult Clinical Neuropsychology and also has training in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and is skilled in using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for a range of emotional difficulties including the effects of trauma.  Dr Walker is currently nearing completion of his training as a Cognitive Analytic Therapist (CAT).  Dr Walker uses a range of theories and research knowledge to underpin his clinical practice, including Family Systems Theory and Psychoanalytic Theory.

Dr Walker offers assessments and therapeutic interventions for a range of emotional difficulties, including anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, anger, loss and stress.  Dr Walker is also highly experienced as an expert witness, having prepared over 200 Court ordered reports and having giving oral testimony on many occasions over the past 10 years.

Consultant Profile

Name: Dr Peter Walker
Qualifications: BSc(Hons) Psychology; DClinPsych; PGDipAppClinNeuropsych
Specialities: Adult Mental Health; Psychological Therapies; Neuropsychological Assessment; Family Court Assessment; Criminal and Civil Court Assessment; Trauma
Clinical Research Interests: Sexual Identity Development; Attachment and Sexual Behaviour
Year Qualified: 2002
Appointments NHS: Older Adult Mental Health; Forensic Medium Security; CAMHS; Young Offenders
University Posts: Lectured at the Universities of Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth
Membership of National Professional Societies: British Psychological Society; Division of Clinical Psychology; HCPC
Publications: Walker, PH (2001).Sexual identity, psychological well-being and suicide risk among lesbian and gay young people. Educational and Child Psychology, 18(1), 47-61
Editorials: None
Medico Legal Reports: Estimated 200 reports completed in the past 10 years. 80% Family Court; 15% Criminal Court; 5% Civil Court

Contact Details

Appointments: 0117 973 1323
Private Secretary: Wednesday afternoons from January 2019
Contact Number: 0117 973 1323
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