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David Dean

B.Sc., D.Clin.Psy., C.Psychol.

Clinical and Admissions Tutor and Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist


I organise and monitor clinical placements and provide developmental tutoring of trainee clinical psychologists. I am responsible for admissions to the doctoral programme and initiatives to widen diversity in clinical psychology training. I organise the learning disability teaching module. I am vice-chair of the Oxford Institute for Clinical Psychology

Teaching at the Institute

I provide teaching across several modules of the doctoral course, including the induction module and the resilience module. I have also co-facilitated CPD training in neuropsychological assessment

Professional Interests

I work clinically in inpatient neuro-rehabilitation. I have a particular interest in the impact of stroke on cognitive function and mood. I also have an interest in applying theories and models of resilience to coping with a neurological condition.


King, N.S and Dean, D (2013). Neuropsychological rehabilitation in acquired brain injury. In H. Beinart, P. Kennedy and S. Llewelyn (Eds) Clinical psychology in practice. Oxford: Blackwell


Frequent talks to prospective candidates for clinical psychology training including:

Dean, D.G. (2014) Psychology4Graduates, Kensington Town Hall, London