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- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Dr Griffiths is a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. She is the Lead Neuropsychologist for the Memory Assessment Service where she oversees the assessment of, and post-diagnostic intervention programmes for, people with neuro-degenerative disorders. She has expertise in diagnostic assessment, cognitive rehabilitation and cognitive behavioural therapy.
From 2005-2013 Dr Griffiths was a specialist Neuropsychologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queens' Square, where she gained expertise in working with people with a wide range of neurological disorders including epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumour and dementia. Latterly, she was the Lead Neuropsychologist for Neuro-Oncology, developing specialist assessment and treatment programmes for patients with brain tumours, regularly speaking at international conferences on this topic and participating in a number of research projects.
Dr Griffiths obtained a First Class Honours in Psychology from University College London before completing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry. She also achieved a distinction in her Post-Doctoral Diploma in Neuropsychology from the University of Glasgow.
Areas of interest
Cognitive behavioural therapy
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Neurological disorders
- Pain management
- Physical disability
Current NHS consultant posts held
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Cognitive difficulties associated with brain tumour; cognitive rehabilitation
Running, swimming, travel,
Rusbridge, S., Walmsley, N., Griffiths, S., Wilford, P. & Rees, J. (2013). Predicting outcomes of vocational rehabilitation in patients with brain tumours, Psycho-oncology, Psychooncology, 22, 1907-11
Griffiths, S., Rees, J., Cipolotti, L. & McEvoy, A. (2011). Cognitive and emotional outcome of awake surgery for low grade glioma. 3rd Verona Neurosurgical Symposia: Measuring Clinical Outcomes in Neuro-Oncology
Rusbridge, S., Griffiths, S., Walmsley, N., Wilford, P. & Rees, J. (2011). A vocational rehabilitation service for patients with brain tumour. European network low grade glioma meeting
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Institute of Psychiatry 2004
- Post Doctoral Diploma in Neuropsychology University of Glasgow 2010
Affiliations / memberships
Health Professional Council
British Psychological Society - Full Practitioner Member of the Division of Neuropsychology
British Psychological Society - Chartered Clinical Psychologist
British Psychological Society - Specialist List of Neuropsychologists
British Psychological Society - Directory of Expert Witnesses
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.