Dr Bonnie-Kate L Dewar: Neuropsychology
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Dr Bonnie-Kate L Dewar

Neuropsychology

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Specialises in

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

Bupa specialist

  • Video & Telephone remote therapy sessions

About me

Bonnie-Kate Dewar has over 25 years experience of working with people with an acquired brain injury, 20 of these as a Clinical Neuropsychologist. She is a chartered psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, on the specialist register of the BPS Division of Neuropsychology and is registered with the Health Care Practitioners Council (HCPC). She is on the professional advisory panel for the Encephalitis Society and head of the BPS DON Committee for the Training of Clinical Neuropsychologists.

Bonnie-Kate completed her undergraduate training in her home town of Sydney, Australia and her post graduate training in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She was awarded a PhD from Kings College London on the topic of memory rehabilitation.

After gaining experience in neurorehabilitation, assessment and vocational rehabilitation in hospital and community services in Sydney, Bonnie-Kate immigrated to the UK in 2000 to take up the position of clinical neuropsychologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square. In this role, she conducted clinical neuropsychological assessments, worked within the outpatient brain injury rehabilitation clinic and conducted clinical research projects. In 2004, Bonnie-Kate accepted the position of Career Development Fellow with the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge. Within this role, she developed novel treatment programs for people with progressive and non progressive brain disorders and investigated recovery from brain injury, including the follow-up of people in low awareness states. Bonnie-Kate also contributed to the multidisciplinary memory clinic at Addenbrookes Hospital.In 2006, Bonnie-Kate returned to London to establish the only London based memory aids clinic at St Thomas’ Hospital. This clinic aimed to rehabilitate everyday memory problems following acquired brain injury with the systematic training of compensatory memory aids. Since 2012, Bonnie-Kate has had her own private practice specialising in neuropsychological assessment, rehabilitation and psychotherapy following acquired brain injury. She is also involved in a research project on the long term outcome of sports concussion.

Areas of interest

Clinical neuropsychological assessment; Neurorehabilitation; Sports concussion

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Neurological disorders
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