Division of Neuropsychology

Paediatric Faculty

Welcome to the Faculty of Paediatric Neuropsychology

The Faculty of Paediatric Neuropsychology is part of the Division of Neuropsychology. Established in 2011, it helps to organise and support the increasing public and professional interest in this rapidly developing field.


The Faculty of Paediatric Neuropsychology exists to promote the scientific advancement of paediatric neuropsychology and clinical practice. It operates within the division of neuropsychology to support appropriate policy development, provide continuous professional development and represent the needs of members practising within the field of paediatric neuropsychology. It also aims to educate and raise the international profile of paediatric neuropsychology amongst the public, multidisciplinary colleagues and service users.

How to join

Members of the Division of Neuropsychology may apply for membership of the faculty. Members of the faculty need not be on the Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists. To join, for free, complete the application form (link to form) and return it to:

British Psychological Society
PO Box 87
Oakengates DO


AGM 2018 - Agenda and Reports

The Annual General Meeting of the Division of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Paediatric Neuropsychology will be held on Friday 26 January 2018, 4.45pm at NCVO, Regents Wharf, 8 All Saints Street, London N1 9RL.

Annual General Meeting agenda and reports

If you have any queries regarding the AGM, nominations or resolutions please email Member Network Services.




Special Interest Groups

London – Paediatric Neuropsychology Special Interest Group
To join, please contact: Dr Laura McCaig, National & Specialist CAMHS, Michael Rutter Centre, Maudsley Hospital, London SE5 8AZ Tel: 020 3228 2547 or Dr Isabel Garrood, Paediatric Neuropsychology, Children's Neurosciences Centre, Newcomen Centre, St Thomas Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7EH Tel: 0207 188 4638. 

Cambridge – Paediatric Neuropsychology Special Interest Group 
For more information, please contact: Catherine Harter . The Cambridge Centre for Paediatric Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, Heron Court, Ida Darwin, Cambridge, CB21 5EE

Cardiff – Paediatric Neuropsychology Special Interest Group
For more information, please contact: Michelle Smalley (currently on maternity leave). Paediatric  Psychology, Level 3- Star Floor, The Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales, Cardiff, CF14 4XW

Paediatric Neuropsychology in Neuro-Oncology Special Interest Group
To join, please contact: Dr Sophie Thomas, Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist , Queens Medical Centre c/o Ward E39, Derby Road, Nottingham, NG7 2UH Tel: 0115 924 9924
x 66165

London -  Paediatric Neuroimmunology
For more information contact Dr Adam Kuczynski, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist/Neuropsychology Lead, 4th floor, Frontage Building
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, WC1N 3JH



Useful Resources

There is a child neuropsychology email group which shares information about news relevant to paediatric neuropsychology, events and jobs and provides an online forum to discuss issues relevant to clinical practice. To join please email: CHILD-NEUROPSY-UK

The Psychology in Childhood Epilepsy Network is an online forum which allows psychologists who work with children with epilepsy to share ideas and discuss issues relevant to clinical practice and research. They also produce a monthly newsletter. 

The Child Brain Injury Trust is a charitable organisation that aims to improve the quality of life of children and young people with a brain injury. They provide a helpline, events, conferences, research, information and advocacy. 

The Children’s Trust Tadworth, a leading charitable organisation for children with brain injury has developed the brain injury hub, a website for parents, teachers and families which shares expertise about brain injury.



Committee members:

Chair: Cathy Grant

Hon Secretary: Sophie Thomas

Hon Treasurer: Amanda Owen

Ordinary members: Arleta Starza-Smith, Sarah Helps, Kate Scarff

Co-opted members: Judith Middleton, Shauna Kearney, Stewart Rust