Dr Birgit Gurr 30004740


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About me

Dr Birgit Gurr has been working as a clinical neuropsychologist in Dorset for over 20 years. Her specialty is providing assessments and treatments for people who are recovering from a head injury, stroke or have cognitive or emotional difficulties in association with a neurological illness (such as MS, Parkinson’s, Epilepsy etc).
Assessments can be provided for people with particular difficulties (e.g. worries about memory or post-concussion problems).
Dr Gurr has extensive experience in helping people with psychological problems in relation to brain trauma, neurological or so-called functional neurological disorders. She has been using a Bio-Psycho-Social approach to help people with complex neuro-related health needs and chronic pain disorders (e.g. headaches after brain trauma). This means that she tries to understand people’s health problems by taking their personal situation and wider experiences into account.
Dr Gurr is working within the NHS as a consultant clinical neuropsychologist.
Medico-legal Work: as part of her private assignments, Dr Gurr undertakes medico-legal work for people who require neuropsychological investigations following an accident or assault.
Private Consultation: Neuro-psychological assessments and treatments can be arranged in blocks of short-term contracts. Private fees apply.
Professional Affiliations:
Chartered Clinical Psychologist (Health Professional Council)
Clinical Neuropsychologist (British Psychological Society and Division of Neuropsychology)

Areas of interest

Clinical psychology: a wide range of psychological disorders often in association with neurological diagnosis or brain injury and chronic health problems.
Neuropsychology: Cognitive impairments, Dementia, Head/Brain injury, Stroke, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis and any other neurological in combination with psychological problems.~
Psychotherapy: Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT); Schema-focussed therapy, NLP, clinical hypnotherapy, systemic therapy, relaxation and mindfulness-based interventions

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