Dr Ceri Trevethan
Dr Ceri Trevethan

Dr Ceri Trevethan

MA(Hons), PhD, DClinPsy, PGDip (Clinical Neuropsychology), CPsychol (Clinical)



Room G37
William Guild Building
University of Aberden
AB24 3FX

Tel: 01224 273063
Email: c.trevethan@abdn.ac.uk




HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist and BPS registered Chartered Psychologist



2000 MA(Hons) Psychology, University of Aberdeen

2001 - 2004 CSO funded Research Assistant post in neuro-visual rehabilitation

2004 PhD Neuropsychology, University of Aberdeen - Detection and Evaluation of Residual Vision in Cortical Blindness, supervised by Professor Arash Sahraie and Dr David P. Carey

2004 - 2006 BBSRC funded Research Fellowship, University of Aberdeen 

2006 - 2009 Doctoral Training in Clinical Psychology, University of Edinburgh

2009 - 2010 Clinical Psychologist, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, Putney, London

2010 - 2011 Clinical Psychologist, Adult Mental Health, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen

2011 - 2013 Clinical Psychologist (Neuropsychology), NHS Grampian, Aberdeen (part-time)

2011 - 2013 NHS Local Area Tutor for NHS Grampian/University of Edinburgh (part-time)

2013 - 2017 Principal Clinical Psychologist (Neuropsychology) and Team Co-ordinator, Craig Court Neuro-rehabilitation Unit, NHS Grampian

2014 - 2016 Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Glasgow (with Merit)

2017 - current Honorary Principal Clinical Psychologist (Neuropsychology), NHS Grampian

2017 - current Lecturer (Scholarship) School of Psychology, Programme Co-ordinator MSc in Foundations of Clinical Psychology, University of Aberdeen







Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships

Postgraduate Committee member

External Liaison Committee member

Marketing Committee

Mental Health Champion

External Memberships

Honorary Principal Clinical Psychologist (Neuropsychology), Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, NHS Grampian

Appointed Member of the Division of Neuropsychology Scotland Committee


Research Overview

  • Post-traumatic growth following acquired brain injury
  • Neuro-rehabilitation of visual problems after acquired brain injury
  • Neuro-rehabilitation of acquired brain injury (including group rehabilitation and positive behaviour support)
  • Student mental health
  • Mental health at work

Current Research

Doctoral supervision (joint supervisor), Monica Baseotto, Trainee Clinical Psychologist, NHS Grampian/University of Edinburgh -  project "Post-Traumatic Growth and Value Directed Living after Acquired Brain Injury".

Doctoral supervision (joint supervisor), Dr Pauline Insch, Trainee Clinical Psychologist, NHS Grampian/ University of Edinburgh - project "A feasibility study for a psycho-education intervention for people with a Functional Neurological Disorder". 



Dr Tina Habota, Clinical Psychologist, Clinic Director, Brisbane Psychology and Counselling Clinic, School of Behavioural and Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University

Dr Jackie Hamilton, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, NHS Grampian

Dr Amy Irwin, Lecturer, University of Aberdeen

Dr Roisin Jack, Principal Clinical Psychologist, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, NHS Grampian

Dr Evelyn Jannetta, Principal Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer, NHS Grampian and University of Aberdeen

Dr Amber Keenan, Principal Clinical Psychologist, Gender Service, NHS Grampian

Dr Angus MacBeth, Honorary Principal Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

Dr Paul Morris, Lecturer, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh

Dr Fiona Summers, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Neuropsychology, NHS Grampian

Dr Maggie Whyte, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, NHS Grampian



Funding and Grants

Development of Research Impact Funding: Identifying and Building Resilience - School of Psychology Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness Workshops



Teaching Responsibilities

Programme Co-ordinator  MSc in Foundations of Clinical Psychology

MSc PS5019 Key Issues and Debates in Clinical Psychology

MSc PS5521 Core Clinical Skills

MSc PS5523 Ethical and Professional Issues

Occasional workshops MSc PS5520/PS5524 Clinical Psychology Across the Lifespan: Core and Specialist Areas

Level 2 PS2517 Introduction to Clinical Psychology