Dr Peter Hewitt
BSc(Hons.), DClinPsy, CPsychol, HCPC Registered
Dr Peter Hewitt is a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in supporting people affected by neurological conditions. He has over 10 years of NHS experience and currently works at the Oxford Centre for Enablement, a regional Level-1 neurological rehabilitation facility that provides both inpatient and outpatient neuropsychology services. In addition to his role in the NHS he also works privately, supporting individuals who have neurological conditions, family members and professionals through joint working and supervision.
Areas of special interest include the longer term effects of brain injury and progressive neurological conditions, psychological therapy after brain injury, changes to relationships and supporting decision making under the Mental Capacity Act (2005). He is currently involved in research exploring the role of parents who have an adult child with multiple sclerosis and provides teaching on a range of topics in the field. Recent conference, presentation and workshop titles include: Managing Behaviours that Challenge Us, The Mental Capacity Act (2005), Cognitive Assessment and Formulation, and Working with Families Affected by Brain Injury. He also regularly facilitates teaching on neurorehabilitation to doctoral students at the Oxford Institute of Clinical Psychology Training and acts as a supervisor for doctoral research projects.