Miguel Montenegro | Senior Accredited Counsellor | Liverpool | NCPS

Miguel Montenegro

Member Status: Senior Accredited

Member No: JM00P18

Location: Liverpool


I'm a registered Clinical Psychologist, Neuropsychologist, accredited Psychotherapist, and an approved Clinical Supervisor.

I am a registered Expert Witness for court cases for medical negligence, road traffic accidents, and workplace accidents.

I have more than 20 years of experience in counselling and psychotherapy and over 10 years in clinical psychology and neuropsychology.

I work from a range of psychological models, including EMDR, cognitive-behavioural, acceptance and compassion, mindfulness, analytical, solution focused and existential. I have extensive experience in working in mental health and neurorehabilitation/ neurodevelopmental settings, in particular in complex and busy environments.

I can work with individuals presenting with a range of difficulties, including PTSD, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, stress, bereavement and loss, brain injury, autism, ADHD, learning difficulties, aggression, and relationship issues.

I provide a range of assessments, including cognitive and IQ for traffic accidents, memory, executive functioning skills, ADHD, Autism, behavioural processing skills, mental capacity assessments for court, and many more.

I can also provide teaching, supervision and consultation to other professionals, counsellors and psychologists, students, and the general public.

I also supervise research and coursework. I am actively involved in staff training and CPD to ensure that care is systematic and consistent across teams. I have a range of publications in scientific journals and book chapter.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    - Post-doctoral Certificate in Clinical Neuropsychology Practice- The University of Bristol (ongoing)

    - EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) Accredited Training - EMDR Academy (2020)

    - Post-doctoral Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology Theory - The University of Bristol (2019)

    - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - The University of Liverpool (2013)

    - Certificate in 3rd Wave Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - British Psychological Society (2016)

    - British Psychological Society (BPS) Advanced Supervisor Training (2015)

    - Bond Solon Expert Witness Training (2013)

    - Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling - Chrysalis (Accredited by Open University/Royal College of Nursing) (2011)

    - Professional Diploma in Hypnotherapy - Chrysalis (Accredited by Open University/Royal College of Nursing) (2009)

    - MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health– The University of Northampton (2008)

    - BA (honours) in Psychology with Criminology - The University of Northampton (2006)
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Chronic fatigue syndrome / M.E.
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Emotional issues
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Neurodiversity
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
  • Languages Spoken
    • Portuguese
    • English
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