Dr Peter Blackburn

Consultant Clinical Psychologist
DClinPsy, CPsychol, BSc

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Peter Blackburn at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Psychological assessment

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Clincal Psychologist working in the NHS. I have experience of working in physical healthcare (inc. cancer, palliative care, chronic pain, chronic fatigue) and mental health (inc. common mental health problems). I have training in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavourial therapy (CBT), cognitive analytical therapy (CAT), compassion focussed therapy (CFT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT).

Clinical Interests

Clinical psychology

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.

Private contact details

Telephone 0191 418 8687
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Chartered member of the British Psychological Society
Registered Psychologist with Health and Care Professions Council

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Psychologist, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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