Our Bariatric Psychology Service provides a psychological assessment for patients who are under the care of the Bariatric Team at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Our team

Dr Lynne Johnston – Principal Clinical Psychologist

Dr Robert Reay – Clinical Psychologist

Kacey Jackson – Assistant Psychologist

Finding us

We are based at Sunderland Royal Hospital on the 4th Floor of Chester Lodge. Chester Lodge is most easily accessed by the Chester Road entrance and is located opposite Outpatients Entrance 5, across the car park.

Contact us

Clinical Health Psychology Services

Chester Lodge

Sunderland Royal Hospital


Direct Line – 0191 5410058

Main hospital number – 0191 5656256 Extension - 4005

Opening hours

The service is available Monday to Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm


Referrals can be accepted via a letter from a Tier 3 or Tier 4 MDT meeting.

Useful info


Ratcliffe, D, (2018). Living with bariatric surgery, Abingdon, Ox: Routledge,

Fairburn, C (2013). Overcoming Binge Eating, Guilford Press: London.


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