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Angela Simcox – Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist

Indigo Neuropsychology: Specialists in Children's learning, development & behaviour

Specialist areas:

We work with children and young people and their families, schools or carers, providing specialist assessment and intervention for:

Developmental difficulties, such as delays in reaching milestones, autism, ADHD and behaviour problems. Learning problems, from global learning disabilities to specific learning difficulties like dyslexia or inattention.
Neurological conditions, including acquired brain injury, epilepsy, stroke and many more. Coping with other chronic health problems, such as diabetes, pain or chronic fatigue, and their impact upon learning, wellbeing and behaviour.
Dr Angela Simcox (Indigo Neuropsychology)

Our consultant paediatric neuropsychologist, Dr Angela Simcox, provides specialist cognitive or neuropsychological assessments with recommendations for parents and schools. You can also be matched with one of our team of specialists who provide specific interventions for cognitive or learning problems, behaviour management, or emotional wellbeing such as stress, anxiety, confidence and low mood.

Background information:

Dr Angela Simcox is Director of Indigo and supervises a team of associate psychologists with varying skills so we can tailor our support to your child’s needs. Indigo Neuropsychology, a clinical practice across the North East and Yorkshire, with additional clinics in London at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Harley Street.

Angela is a Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist and Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Psychological Society (BPS). She has completed postdoctoral training in paediatric neuropsychology to be awarded the BPS Division of Neuropsychology Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology (QiCN).

Our psychologist associates are also HCPC and BPS registered. They have additional training in other areas such as attachment difficulties or cognitive behaviour therapy. We also occasionally work with assistant psychologists under the close supervision of Angela.

Angela has eighteen years' experience of working with children, young people and families in NHS regional specialist centres including Great Ormond Street Hospital, James Cook University Hospital, King’s College Hospital, and Leeds Teaching Hospitals. She has also worked in UK child development services and spent five years living in Cambodia setting up a child development and mental health service.

Angela is experienced in carrying out comprehensive assessments and designing individual support and intervention plans. She has worked with children with a range of health and neurological conditions, as well as children struggling at school as a result of specific learning needs.

Angela also currently works as an expert witness in cases where children’s development has been affected by clinical negligence or injury.

Director Qualifications:

2016 Candidate for PhD in Child Health, University College London 2016 Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate, University of Cardiff
2009 Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology (Paediatric), British Psychological Society
2009 Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatric Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Nottingham
2005 Doctor of Clinical Psychology, University of Leeds
2001 Postgraduate Certificate in Health Research, University of Leeds
1999 Bachelor of Science (Joint Hons) Psychology & Neuroscience, University of Keele

Please see our website for details of our associates’ and assistants’ qualifications.

Appointments availability:

Thursdays: 10am to 6pm

Other clinic times are available at locations across the region. Home or school visits can be arranged where appropriate. See our website for details.

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