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.
|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|
|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|
|Medico Legal Reports:||Estimated 200 reports completed in the past 10 years. 80% Family Court; 15% Criminal Court; 5% Civil Court|
|Appointments:||0117 973 1323|
|Private Secretary:||Wednesday afternoons from January 2019|
|Contact Number:||0117 973 1323|