Dr Elena Makovac

Dr. Elena Makovac is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology and an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist specializing in neuropsychological assessments and rehabilitation. With a focus on neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, stroke, brain tumour, multiple sclerosis, dementia, epilepsy and brain injuries, she offers specialized diagnostic assessments of cognitive functions, emotional wellbeing and chronic pain. In her clinical work, she mainly adopts a Cognitive-Behavioural approach, with specific focus on Mindfulness based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment techniques and Deep Breathing Relaxation exercises. She also specialises in Chronic pain assessment and pre-surgery assessment for Deep Brain Stimulation. With her scientific work, she investigates the relationship between the mind and body in affective disorders, chronic pain, and neuropsychological conditions. Her focus is on understanding the interplay between emotions, pain, and cognition in these overlapping conditions, and her unique background equips her to treat patients in a comprehensive and holistic manner.

Areas of specialism

  • Clinical psychology
  • Adults
  • Chronic pain
  • Neuropsychology
  • Memory problems
  • Stroke
  • Brain injury

Profession: Neuropsychologist, Psychologist

Courts or Tribunals: Clinical Negligence, Family Court, Mental Health Tribunals, Neuropsychological, Personal Injury

Age groups: Adult

Psychological Specialisms: Forensic, Mental Capacity

Therapies offered: