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Dr Miguel Montenegro - Clinical Psychologist & Supervisor

Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 0AB
07587735567 07587735567 07587735567 07587735567 Registered / Accredited
Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 0AB

About me

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I am a Clinical Psychologist offering psychological services to people over the age of 14. I am based in Liverpool but most of my clients are seen remotely and are based all over the UK. I work with most psychological difficulties such as anxiety and depression and have a special interest in trauma related difficulties.

My other area of expertise includes issues related to brain injury, dementia and learning disabilities.

I have a particular interest in working with hard to reach communities, and in particular people that identify as being from minority groups. I can carry out assessments of memory, attention, intelligence, personality and so on.

I supervise other professionals who provide counselling, psychotherapy and psychology. Some times psychology sessions can be provided via one of my associates, who is a psychologist personally vetted and chosen by me, so I trust their quality.

If you would like to ask me any questions or book an appointment, I welcome you to either give me a text or call on 07587735567 or click here to send me an email.

Training, qualifications & experience

My Experience

I have been working in the field of psychotherapy and psychology since 1994 where I first qualified in Portugal, and then went to volunteer in Western Africa for 2 years providing practical and psychological support for disaster victims experiencing severe trauma. I am passionate about the work I do and I believe that people can create change in their lives with the right guidance and support. In the UK and since 2007, I have worked for the NHS and charitable organisations. I have worked for: Mersey Care NHS Trust, the Walton Centre NHS Trust, St Helens NHS Trust; and St Andrews Healthcare.

At present, my work involves working with adolescents, adults and older adults experiencing a range of psychological distress and concerns. One branch of my work is with survivors of brain injury and their families (and other loved ones) to provide education and therapy for positive change and rehabilitation. My other work includes providing therapy for people facing life stress that may impact on their work and profession. I also work with people with long term conditions and often regarded as resistant to treatment, like personality disorders, bipolar, and learning disabilities.

My approach

I work from a range of models depending on your requirements. Therapies I use include

  • cognitive behavioural (CBT)
  • acceptance and commitment (ACT)
  • Mindfulness-based therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

I use these models interactively to help people achieve their goals. I am compassionate but inquisitive. My main priority is helping people feel empowered about their strengths, address their weaknesses, and focus on preventing relapse.

My academic qualifications include:

- BA Psychology with Criminology (2003-2006), University of Northampton

- MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health (2006-2008), University of Northampton

- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (2010-2013), University of Liverpool

- Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (2009-2012), Chrysalis/ Open University

- Postdoctoral qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology (2017- current), University of Bristol

Other training I have completed

  • Diploma in CBT, DBT and ACT (2016), SDS/BPS London
  • HCR-20 training - version 3 (2016)
  • BPS Advanced Supervisor training (2015)
  • Bond Solon Expert Witness training (September 2013)
  • The Good Lives Model for working with Forensic populations (2006).

My Credentials

I'm a registered clinical psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow with the British Psychological Society (BPS) both with the division of Clinical Psychology and the Division of Neuropsychology. I'm also Fellow member of the National Counselling Society (NCS) where I am registered as an Integrative Psychotherapist, accredited Health and Clinical Psychologist with EuroPSY (European Psychology Network), and approved clinical supervisor with the BPS and NCS.



Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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Health and Care Professions Council

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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.


National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.


British Psychological Society

British Psychological Society

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies


Please contact me for fees. I have concessions for people on disability or unemployed.

There is also a very low-cost or free therapy, via Trainee Therapists being supervised by me.

I accept referrals from GPs, Solicitors and Case managers.

I also work with the following insurance companies if you are registered with them with health insurance, who may be able to pay the full session fees.

  • BUPA
  • AXA PPP Healthcare

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

Other work I do

  • I carry out research and studies that are used to publish articles and present at conferences.
  • I can provide staff with training on a range of topics.
  • I have won several awards over the past few years for excellence in patient care. This year I have received an award by the Association for Psychological Therapies for submitting an example of my work with challenging behaviour.

54 St James Street
L1 0AB

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages Portuguese


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


Fridays (9am-6pm) and Weekends

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


My supervising experience.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Dr Miguel Montenegro - Clinical Psychologist & Supervisor

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