Dr Kate Humphreys is Clinical Neuropsychologist and a Clinical Psychologist and specialises in the effects of brain damage and disease on cognition, emotion and behaviour. She is a chartered member and associate fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) Division of Neuropsychology and appears on their Specialist register of Clinical Neuropsychologists, as well as the register of the Health and Care Professions Council that regulates practitioner psychologists.
Dr Humphreys trained in Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London and was further independently examined in Clinical Neuropsychology by the British Psychological Society. Since clinical qualification in 2009 she has obtained extensive experience working in the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, St. Thomas’ Hospital, Hurstwood Park Neurosciences Centre and the Royal Free Hospital. She has held a variety of posts covering the full range of patients with acquired neuropsychological issues including traumatic brain injury and stroke as well as epilepsy, dementia and the effects of substance and alcohol misuse.
She has obtained the prestigious Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology (QiCN) of the British Psychological Society, which is viewed as the gold standard qualification for Clinical Neuropsychology within the UK. She has also carried out BPS training in expert witness work and regularly acts as an expert witness for the legal profession. She teaches on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate course at King’s College London and has conducted research into child and adult neuropsychology both in the UK and US.
Dr Humphreys currently works in the Royal Free Hospital Clinical Neuropsychology Outpatients department, as well as in private practice, where she conducts psychological and neuropsychological assessments and interventions. She has a particular interest in the emerging “super-speciality” of Aviation Neuropsychology.
She is registered with all of the major medical insurance companies.