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Dr Caroline Selai
UCL, Institute of Neurology
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Squa
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  • Senior Lecturer
  • Clinical and Movement Neurosciences
  • UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology
  • Faculty of Brain Sciences

I was awarded an MSc in Cognitive Neuropsychology in 1986 and I completed my PhD in Medical Psychology at UCL Institute of Neurology, Raymond Way Neuropsychiatry Unit. I am an academic and practitioner psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS), Chartered Psychologist (2003); Health Psychologist (2004) and I am registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).

I was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2003. I was Academic Head of Institute of Neurology Education Unit for 11 years from its establishment: 01-May-2006 until the Education Unit was closed on 01-Oct-2017 after a re-organisation.

I was a Faculty Sub-Dean for 5 years in the (then named) Faculty of Clinical Sciences. I was Institute of Neurology Departmental Graduate Tutor (DGT) for 10 years.

I am Co-Director of UCL Cultural Consultation Service (CCS).

I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).

I am currently a Senior Lecturer. My research interests include psychological aspects of neurological disorders, Uro-Neurology, Functional Neurological Symptoms (FNS), hypersexuality, and psychotherapeutic interventions.

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Research Summary

The psychological sequelae of neurological disorders, including impact of diagnosis, coping strategies, interventions to improve quality of life. The development of disease-specific outcome measures for neurological disorders including epilepsy, dementia, Tourette Syndrome, movement disorders (PD, PSP, MSA).

Recently I have become interested in Functional Neurological Symptoms (FNS). In collaboration with colleagues in UCL / NHNN Department of Neuropsychiatry and Department of Uro-Neurology, I am researching the presentation of patients with FNS, the development of Guided Self Help (GSH), and brief psychotherapeutic interventions including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).

Teaching Summary

I am Co-Director of three masters programmes:

(i) MSc Clinical Neurosciences: I joined Professor Roger Lemon just after this programme (the first MSc at UCL-IoN) was launched.

(ii) MSc Brain and Mind Sciences: I was instrumental in setting this up with Professor Richard Frackowiak

(iii) MSc Clinical Neurology: I developed this MSc with Professor Simon Shorvon.

I am a Module Convenor, a Tutor and Mentor. I supervise MSc, PhD and MD(Res) students.

Academic Background
2011   PGCert University of Leicester
2000   Doctor of Philosophy University College London
1994   Postgraduate Certificate London
1989   Master of Science University of London
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