Dr Sarah McCrimmon
Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist
DClinPsy, BSc(Hons), DipNeuro, BPS QiCN, CPsychol
Dr McCrimmon is a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Chartered Clinical Psychologist with twenty years' experience in specialist brain injury rehabilitation, dementia and memory assessment services. Dr McCrimmon is based near Brighton, Sussex, and provides specialist neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation for adults with acquired brain injuries, dementia and neurological conditions across East and West Sussex.
- Neuropsychological Assessment & Dementia Assessment
This is a comprehensive assessment of an individual's cognitive skills and can be used to identify strengths and weaknesses, contribute towards diagnosis (e.g. dementia) or provide recommendations for further rehabilitation.
Dr McCrimmon has worked extensively in NHS inpatient and community rehabilitation services, and is highly experienced in helping individuals adjust to the consequences of brain injury or living with a neurological condition. She provides sessions specifically tailored to the individual to help improve or manage cognitive, emotional or behavioural changes that can cause distress for some individuals and their families.
- Supervision, Training and Consultation
Dr McCrimmon can provide regular or ad hoc supervision, training and consultation to other psychologists and healthcare professionals. She is listed on the Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors and has extensive experience of facilitating group and individual supervision sessions in her NHS role.
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