Dr Maxine Sinclair

BSc (Hons), DClinPsy, CPsychol

Consultant Clinical Psychologist | Honorary Tutor

Dr Maxine Sinclair is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with the Trust’s child and adolescent Neuropsychiatry Service. She specialises in child and adolescent neuropsychology.

Other roles

She contributed to the British Psychological Society’s response to National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines on attention-deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD).

She is a member of the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH).

Background

Dr Sinclair was awarded her Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) from the University of Hull. She then gained further postgraduate training in neuropsychology and cognitive behaviour therapy at the Institute of Psychiatry.

Research

She has a particular interest in the neuropsychology of developmental disorders and childhood mental health. Current research interests include the neuropsychology of childhood anorexia nervosa and social cognitions in juvenile forensic populations.

Previous research work includes the attitudes of parents and young people towards stopping medication in cases of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Publications

Sinclair M. (2007) Education and Advice in People with Hyperactivity. In: Taylor E. (ed) Understanding and Managing their Problems. Mac Keith Press

Sinclair M. (2007) behavioural and Cognitive Approaches. In: Taylor E. (ed) Understanding and Managing their Problems. Mac Keith Press

Sinclair M. and Taylor E. (2008) Attention. In: Reed J & Warner Rogers J (eds) Child Neuropsychology: concepts, theory and practice. Wiley Blackwell

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