Dr Peter Blackburn


BSc (Hons) Psychology, DClinPsy – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Practicing since: 1999



Consultation times

  • Every Saturday 09:00 - 12:00


Dr Peter Blackburn is a consultant clinical psychologist working in the NHS. He has experience of working in physical healthcare (inc. cancer, palliative care, chronic pain, chronic fatigue) and mental health (inc. common mental health problems). He has training in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), cognitive analytical therapy (CAT), compassion focussed therapy (CFT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT).

Psychological assessment, formulation and treatment that includes the following difficulties for individuals/couples aged 18 years and over: adjustment (eg coming to terms with physical health problems, bereavement and divorce), anger and frustration difficulties, anxiety (eg fear of recurrence, panic, OCD), depression and low mood, eating and weight difficulties, pain and fatigue management, post traumatic stress, relational difficulties, work place related stress, worry.

Special interests

Acceptance and compassion focused therapies

Locations Dr Peter Blackburn works with

Related experience


  • Health and Care Professionals Council
  • British Psychological Society
  • Association of Contextual Behavioural Science

Other posts held

  • Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Trust

Insurers Dr Peter Blackburn works with

Dr Peter Blackburn works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth


Dr Peter Blackburn does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Peter Blackburn does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Peter Blackburn does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.