About Sussex Neuropsychologists
Dr McCrimmon provides a service for individuals, couples and families affected by:
- acquired brain injury (e.g. traumatic brain injury, stroke, hypoxic brain injury, encephalitis, hydrocephalus).
- long term neurological conditions (e.g. multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy).
- mild cognitive impairment and dementia (e.g. Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal, vascular, and Lewy body dementias).
- chronic health problems, long term conditions and changes in physical functioning.
She also provides a service for individuals who:
- do not have a diagnosis, but are concerned about changes in their memory, thinking and/or language.
- would like to learn more about their cognitive strengths and weaknesses or obtain a report of their intellectual functioning.
- wish to develop strategies to manage any cognitive difficulties they are experiencing.
Qualifications and Experience
- Dr McCrimmon is a full member of the Division of Clinical Psychology and is listed on the Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists, indicating further specialist training and experience within the area of neuropsychology.
- Dr McCrimmon has completed a diploma in clinical neuropsychology at distinction level in addition to the British Psychological Society's Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology.
- Dr McCrimmon is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (Registration No: PYL19389) and is a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society (Membership No: 079188).
- Dr McCrimmon is listed on the Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS), which recognises psychologists with specialist expertise in supervision.
- Dr McCrimmon has twenty years' full-time experience working in inpatient, outpatient and community settings within the NHS, offering assessment, rehabilitation and diagnostic services to individuals who have acquired brain injuries, long term neurological conditions and dementia. This has included work in specialist community neurorehabilitation teams, memory assessment services, dementia and older adult mental health services, and acute and post-acute specialist inpatient and rehabilitation units.
- Dr McCrimmon adheres to professional guidelines and the HCPC and BPS code of conduct, and conscientiously follows national recommendations and the latest research evidence in order to provide a quality service.
- More information on Dr McCrimmon's skills and experience can be found on her Linkedin page
Research and Publications
McCrimmon, S. and Oddy, M. (2006). Return to work following moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 20, (10), 1037-1046.
McCrimmon, S. (2003). Reviewing the effects of childhood head injury on family functioning: what pre- and post- injury factors affect family outcome? Clinical Psychology Training, Research and Development, 2, (2), 3-15.
Venneri, A., Bartolo, A., McCrimmon, S. & St. Clair, D. (2002). Memory and dating of past events in schizophrenia. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8, 861-866.