Dr Mike Smith

Clinical Psychologist

Since 2001 Mike (him/he) has worked in neurorehabilitation. After qualifying as a clinical psychologist, he worked in a regional neurorehabilitation unit, a community rehabilitation team and also provided neuropsychological input to a stroke unit. While working for the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust he headed a Waiting List Initiative team that successfully reduced the waiting time for neuropsychology assessment. Since 2009 he has worked in private practice providing neuropsychological rehabilitation for brain injury survivors in the community, and very occasionally undertaking medicolegal assessments. Mike is experienced in providing teaching/training and workshops for a range of healthcare professionals, staff working in litigation, and support teams. Mike’s work is externally supervised by a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist.

Mike has extensive experience in neurorehabilitation, neuropsychological assessment, acute and chronic pain, as well as psychological adjustment using predominantly Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).