About Dr Hart


Qualifications and experience.

Dr Hart has a BSc (hons) in psychology from the University of Ulster (1997), an MSc in Forensic and Legal Psychology from Leicester University (2000) and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Sheffield (2006).

Dr Hart qualified as a Clinical Psychologist and Forensic Psychologist in 2006, and since that time has worked across the NHS, academia and private practice.


As a Clinical Psychologist he specialises in helping people overcome their difficulties and emotional distress, in order to help them connect with their values and the things that are meaningful in their lives.

Dr Hart routinely works with veterans charities to support ex-servicemen and women who are experiencing PTSD or other difficulties connected to their time in the armed forces or who are experiencing difficulty since leaving.

Dr Hart is also a senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Lincoln, where he is also the Programme Leader for the BSc (hons) in Psychology with Clinical Psychology and a lectures in Clinical Psychology and Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy.

Dr Hart's Clinics

Dr Hart holds regular Clinical Psychology clinics in Lincoln City Centre on a Monday evening from 6-8pm and on a Friday afternoon/early evening from 1pm to 8pm.

Dr Hart does not accept referrals from G.Ps and a referral from another healthcare professional is not needed. Appointments and enquiries can be made directly by phone or email. As part of your initial contact, Dr Hart will offer an initial free consultation lasting 10-20 minutes. During this time, he will discuss your difficulties with you so you can determine whether his services are the best option for you. If they are not, he will attempt to offer advice on alternative services from colleagues. His details are in the 'Contact' section


Dr Hart accepts self-funding clients and payment through private health insurance. Dr Hart is registered with AXA, AVIVA and BUPA. Client’s should first check with their insurers whether the services offered by Dr Hart are covered by their policies and the level of benefit they are entitled to. Dr Hart will make checks into health benefit entitlements before assessment and therapy can begin.


In circumstances where the insurance company  does not meet the full cost of the therapy, it will be up to the clients to make up the difference. Details on paying privately, via insurance and payment of any shortfalls can be found in the fees section.