DOCTOR KATHRYN NEWNS - Dr Kathryn Newns BA DClin Psy CPsychol, Chartered Clinical Psychologist
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TITLE: Dr Kathryn Newns BA DClin Psy CPsychol, Chartered Clinical Psychologist


Cardiff University/Bond Solon (CUBS) Expert Witness Certificate  - December 2015
Certificate in CPR for experts (Bond Solon)  - January 2012

Cardiff University/Bond Solon (CUBS) Expert Witness Certificate  - December 2015
 Chartered Psychologist Registration 2006
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of East Anglia
Applied Psychology BA (2:1) University of Sussex
Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society
Member: British Psychological Society, Division of Clinical Psychology


July 2008-Present – Hugh Koch Associates
November – 2010 Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Bedfordshire and Luton Mental Health and Social Care Partnership NHS Trust
March 2007-November 2007 – Lead Chartered Clinical Psychologist: Mental Health and Learning Disability Pathway, Brookdale Care
December 2005-March 2007 – Clinical Psychologist, Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust
September 2002-October 2005 – Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
October 2000-October 2002 – Assistant Psychologist, Portsmouth Healthcare NHS Trust
August 2000-October 2000 – Day Services Co-ordinator, Hampshire Social Services
November 1998-August 2000 – Residential Social Care Worker, The Marlowe Child and Family Services
August 1998-November 1998 – Assistant Psychologist, Severn NHS Trust

Dr Newns recent conferences and publications include:-
Whitaker, K and Newns, K. Differentiating between accident and non- accident factors in pre-school road accident victims. PI Brief Update Law Journal.  October

 Newns, K.  (2009) Responding to the Psychological Needs of People Following a Traumatic Event PI Brief Update Law Journal. December

 Newns, K. (2009) How People Talk about Their Chronic Low Back Pain PI Brief Update Law Journal. December

 Newns, K., & Newns, P. (2009) Reader Response to Managing the Link Between Autism and IT. British Computing Society.

Newns, K. & Peace, K. 2009. A Summary of the NICE Guidelines for PTSD, PI Brief Update Law Journal.  April

 Newns K., Evans C., & Coker, S (2009) The rise of cyber-research: the end of pencil and paper sampling? Clinical Psychology Forum

Koch H.C.H., Elson P. Newns K., (2008) The Injured Psyche. Legal and Medical. June.

 Newns, K., & Koch, H.C.H (2008) Post-disaster Physical Symptoms (Slottja et al 2008) PI Brief Update Law Journal.  August

Newns, K. 2008. Book Review: McGregor et al. Autism: An Integrated View. The Psychologist 21:8

Newns K.  2007. Book Review: Susan Okie, Fed Up! Winning the War against Childhood Obesity.  Child and Clinical psychology and Psychiatry 12:477 

Love, Sex and ASD. Presented at the Options Institute: Key Issues In Autism Conference, Doncaster, March 2007

Newns K. 2005. Coping with Nausea and Vomiting from Chemotherapy – Young People’s Guide. Addenbrookes Hospital; patient Information Leaflet

Bell L and Newns K.  2004, What factors influence failure to engage in a supervised self-help programme for bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder? European eating Disorders Review. 12 (3): 178-183

Newns K. Bell, L & Thomas, S 2003, The Impact of a self-esteem group for people with eating disorders: An uncontrolled study.  Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 10, 64-68.

Bell L, & Newns K, 2002, What is multi-impulsive bulimia and can multi-impulsive patients benefit from supervised self-help? European Eating Disorders Review 10 (6): 413-427

Personal Injury (Adults and Children): PTSD; Child Physical, Emotional and Sexual Abuse; Anxiety Disorders; Road Accident; Effects of automatism in traffic situations; Work Accident; Housing Stress; Psychological Aspects of Medical Negligence; Chronic Pain; Reliability of Witness.
Employers Liability Issues and absence management reporting
Criminal Injuries Compensation (Adults and Children including child abuse)
Assessment and treatment of child accident trauma and anxiety and the effects of child abuse

CLINIC LOCATIONS: Dr Newns currently provides reports for both Claimant and Defendant lawyers and insurers including joint instructions. Clients are typically seen within 4-6 weeks.  For more information on clinic locations please visit

Banbury, Cambridge, Luton, Newmarket , Norwich, Oxford and Peterborough.

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