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- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Mindfulness based CBT
Dr Berntsen is a Counselling Psychologist and Neuropsychologist with a background in Cognitive Neuroscience (not clinical neuropsychologist) providing psychological assessments and interventions for individuals of all ages and concerns.
She also provides neurorehabilitation treatments for individuals recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative disorders.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Neurological disorders
- Video and telephone consultations
Current NHS consultant posts held
CAMHS NDT Lewisham
Neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, neurodegenerative disorders, brain stimulation, tES, TMS, neurofeedback
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Norwegian - Native or bilingual
Berntsen, M., Cooper, C., & Romei, V. (2019). Emotional valence modulates low beta suppression and recognition of social interactions. Journal of Psychophysiology, DOI: 10.1027/0269-8803/a000251
Berntsen, M., Cooper, C., Hughes, G. & Romei, V. (2019). Transcranial alternating current stimulation to the inferior frontal gyrus improves motor sequence reproduction. Behavioural Brain Research. 361, 39-49.
Berntsen, M., Cooper, C., & Romei, V. (2017). Transcranial alternating current stimulation to the inferior parietal lobe decreases mu-suppression to egocentric but not allocentric hands movements. Neuroscience, 344, 124-132.
Haigh, S., Barningham, L., Berntsen, M., Coutts, L., Hobbs, E., Irabor, J., Lever, E., Tang, P., & Wilkins, A. (2013). Discomfort and the cortical heamodynamic response to coloured gratings. Vision Research, 89, 47-53.
Uller, C., Uruqhart, C., Lewis, J. & Berntsen, M. (2013). Ten-month-old infants' reaching choices for 'more': number versus inter-stimulus distance. Frontiers in Psychology, 4.
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.