A Relational Approach to Rehabilitation: Thinking about Relationships after Brain Injury

Author(s) : Ceri Bowen, Author(s) : Giles Yeates, Author(s) : Siobhan Palmer

A Relational Approach to Rehabilitation: Thinking about Relationships after Brain Injury

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 2010
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 392
  • Category :
  • Category 2 :
    Trauma and Violence
  • Catalogue No : 28494
  • ISBN 13 : 9781855757486
  • ISBN 10 : 1855757486

About the Author(s)

Dr Ceri Bowen is former International Fellow - working with families - in the Institute of Neuropalliative Rehabilitation and is based at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, London. Trained as Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapy Practitioner, he has previously worked in Community Neuro-rehabilitation and in numerous Family Therapy Clinics. Ceri is also occasional lecturer at Brunel and Roehampton Universities; founder of a special interest group for rehabilitation professionals working with families in brain injury; and on the advisory board for a major SDO project about the implementation of the NSF for long-term conditions (co-ordinated by the SPRU at York University).

Dr Giles Yeates is principal clinical neuropsychologist and also a couples psychotherapist at the Community Head Injury Service, Aylesbury. His clinical work involves psychological therapy and cognitive rehabilitation with survivors of brain injury in individual and group formats. In addition he works within the family service to provide couples and family sessions, including work with child relatives. Dr Yeates is also an active researcher and author within the areas of social neuroscience, interpersonal relationships, neuropsychoanalysis, social context, psychological therapies and qualitative research following brain injury.

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Dr Siobhan Palmer is a clinical psychologist based at Kerwin Court, West Sussex, part of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust. Having qualified from University of Surrey in 2005, specialising in neuropsychology and systemic approaches to therapy, Siobhan then worked at the Oliver Zangwill Centre for three and a half years where she developed interests of working with adjustment, awareness and cognition within a relational context. She completed the diploma in clinical neuropsychology during 2009, from the University of Glasgow. Her interest in the interplay between emotion, cognition and social context continues in her work at Kerwin Court with adults with acquired brain injury and their families.

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