Catherine Doogan

PgDipNeuropsych, DClinPsych, MPsycSc, HDipPsych, BEd

Catherine Doogan is a Clinical Psychologist who has been working in field of neuro-rehabilitation for the last ten years. She has a specialist interest in generating novel therapeutic approaches to help people with cognitive impairments caused by stroke or Dementia. Through her NIHR funded post-doc work at UCL, she has co-created three digital neuro-interventions; one for people with post-stroke aphasia, one for people with proper-name anomia and dementia. She has also co-designed an immersive virtual reality stimulation paradigm for people with acute, post-stroke neglect. She has a particular interest is how patients and carers experience being involved in co-design and the variety of expectations and experiences they have of participating in neurorehabilitation-based research.