Dr Leon Dysch
Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist
BSc (Hons), DClinpsy, PGDip, QICN, HCPC Registered
Leon is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and a Full Practitioner Member of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Neuropsychology. He has 20 years of clinical experience, providing psychological support for people affected by long-term neurological conditions such as Acquired and Traumatic Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Motor Neurone Disease and Stroke. As well as being an Associate for Arbor, Leon also works for the NHS and holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer position at the University of Bath, where he co-convenes and contributes to the neuropsychology teaching curriculum for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.
Leon works with individuals, couples, families and multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams and can provide:
Neuropsychological assessment and treatment for people with psychological difficulties related to their neurological condition.
Specialist cognitive assessments to help understand a person’s cognitive difficulties and to inform rehabilitation and treatment.
Psychological therapy for problems such as depression, anxiety and adjustment difficulties, secondary to a neurological condition. The main approaches he uses are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Consultation and Supervision
Leon takes a person-centred approach, working in collaboration with his clients to develop a shared psychological formulation and meaningful goals. He provides interventions that are both evidence-based and tailored to the needs of the individual.
In addition to his clinical work, Leon also has a keen interest in research exploring the psychological impact and management of long-neurological conditions. In his role as Honorary Senior Lecturer and Research Supervisor for Trainee Clinical Psychologists, he has contributed to a number of studies and publications within the field.