Dr Simon Pestell

I provide high quality psychological therapy in Newcastle Upon Tyne and surrounding areas.



Dr. Simon Pestell

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

I am a Chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist working in the North East with over 20 years clinical experience across a wide variety of specialist services.

Originally from the North East, I trained at Aberdeen University and later at Edinburgh University. I obtained my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2003 and Chartered status with the British Psychological Society shortly thereafter. I returned to the North East of England in 2009 and now work primarily in adult mental health.

Professional Qualifications and Affiliations

  • PhD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • MA Psychology (Hons)
  • Chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist (BPS)
  • HCPC Registered Psychologist
  • BPS Directory of Expert Witnesses

Registered with most major Health Insurers

Dr Simon Pestell Clinical Psychologist
We are registered providers with the following insurance companies.

What We Offer

Acceptance and commitment therapy

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a form of cognitive behavioural therapy. In actual fact it is known as one of the third wave cognitive behavioural therapies.

Solutions for Workplaces

We can offer a number of workplace solutions to support the Health and Wellbeing of employees in both small and large organisations. We have over twenty years of experience.


Coaching is a process that aims to improve personal performance and effectiveness in the areas of life, work, home and relationships.

Medico-Legal Reports

 We provide high quality medico-legal reports relating to personal injury cases. 

Cognitive behavioural therapy

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is an evidence based treatment that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you think and behave. It is a very practical type of therapy 


EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences.

Compassion focused therapy

Compassion-focused therapy (CFT) aims to help promote mental and emotional healing by encouraging people in treatment to be compassionate toward themselves and other people

Get In Touch


0747 118 1414