Welcome to The Psych Practice
We are passionate about the delivery of psychological services for all, for us this means our work is inclusive, evidence based and culturally sensitive.
The Psych Practice was established in 2019 by Dr Ndidi Boakye, the Clinical Director and Founder. She completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Salomons in 2008 and subsequently went on to specialise in Clinical Neuropsychology. She completed an MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Nottingham in 2012, and went on to obtain the Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology QiCN in 2014. Dr Boakye is on the specialist register for Clinical Neuropsychologist.
She is over 13 years qualified and works as a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Head of Department for Psychology at Croydon University Hospital Trust, three days a week. Dr Boakye also works in the private sector as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist with a focus on common psychological problems, health and Neurological conditions.
Dr Boakye has a special interest in working with distressed couples and families, race related trauma, work-related stress, supervision and process issues in team working. Her main therapy modalities include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Systemic and Psycho-dynamic psychotherapy.
Dr Boakye has a strong interest in research and has contributed to the field of psychology. Over the years, she has co-authored articles and book chapters. She has also been an invited speaker at national and international conferences and workshops.
PUBLICATIONS & CONFERENCES:
Mateen, A, B., Boakye, N, Sonabend, R, Russell, N & Saverino, A. (2020). The role of impulsivity in neurorehabilitation: A prospective cohort study of potential cognitive biomarker for fall risk? Journal of Neuropsychology, 2020.
Newby,G, Palmer, S, Boakye, N, Johnson & Maddicks, R. (2019). Putting conversations centre stage: systemic working in acquired brain injury contexts. In: Yeates & Ashworth (Eds.), Psychological Therapies in Acquired brain Injury. (pp. 132-153). London and New York, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.
Boakye et al. (2019). All Change: An Inpatient Service’s Experience of a new Stroke Clinical Neuropsychology Delivery Model, British Medical Journal-Open Quality 2019.
Boakye, N., Betteridge, S. & Corrie, S. (2019). Just the two of us, A Case Series of Behavioural Couples Therapy in Neuro-rehabilitation: A pilot service initiative. Division of Neuropsychology Conference. British Psychological Society.
Boakye, N. (2018). Supporting the Younger Adult with Neurological Conditions, GMRC-Lebanon Memory Group for Clinical research, 3rd Meeting on Neuropsychology “ Neuropsychological Intervention Across the Adult Life Span”. November 3rd 2018, Beirut-Lebanon.
Boakye, N. (2018). Stroke and Neuropsychology, GMRC-Lebanon Memory Group for Clinical research, 3rd Meeting on Neuropsychology “ Neuropsychological Intervention Across the Adult Life Span”. November 3rd 2018, Beirut-Lebanon
Boakye, N. (2018). Dealing with the burden of Caring for those suffering from Neurological Conditions, Workshop, GMRC-Lebanon Memory Group for Clinical research, 3rd Meeting on Neuropsychology “ Neuropsychological Intervention Across the Adult Life Span”. November 3rd 2018, Beirut-Lebanon.
Parker, G., Betteridge, S., Boakye, N. (2018). Mental Capacity Assessment in Clinical Practice, BPS Workshop, 19th October 2018.
Boakye, N et al. 2017. The effectiveness of a Stroke Adjustment group for patients on an acute ward. Volume 12, Issue 5_suppl, UK Stroke Forum 2017.
Saverino, A et al, 2017. Watch your step! WAT-The Wolfson Action Tool: The development of a Fall Action Tool in a Neuro-rehabilitation setting. BSRM 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting.
Ebubedike, N (2011). What is the RBANS’ profile for patients with HIV Associated Cognitive Impairment, speaker at Faculty of HIV & Sexual Health Conference-HIV associated cognitive impairments conference.
BSc (Hons) in Psychological Sciences
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology
Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology
Post Graduate Diploma in Behavioural Couple's Therapy
Foundation in Systemic Therapy
Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors
Integrity- we are open, honest, ethical and genuine
Passionate- we use our drive and commitment to support change, engage, inspire and empower others
Kindness-is our business, we treat each other and everyone we interact with as we would like to be treated
Equality-we believe it is our responsibility to support inclusion for all.