Dr Karren Towgood

Consultant Neuropsychologist
Dr Towgood is a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist. She is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a full member of the BPS Division of Neuropsychology.

Dr Towgood has worked for over a decade in the field of neuropsychology within both the private and public sector in the UK and internationally. She has specialist experience in neuropsychological assessment with adults and older adults, including patients who present with stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, HIV and other neurological conditions.

She also has extensive expertise working within a neuro-rehabilitation setting where she has developed expertise in conducting capacity assessments, applied behavioural management and working therapeutically with clients and their carers who present with a range of cognitive and emotional difficulties.

Dr Towgood has been involved in conducting medico-legal assessments since 2013.

Education

Dr Towgood was awarded her BPsych (1st Class Honours) from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia before completing her PhD and Clini-cal Psychology Training at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She is an experienced researcher having completed post-doctoral posts with world leading experts at the ICN, University College London, and the IOP, Kings College London. Dr Towgood’s research interests include individual case study approaches to profiling neuropsychological conditions and assessment of memory using fMRI in neurological conditions. She has presented her work at a number of international conferences and in journal articles and has received awards for her research contributions.

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