Expertise and Experience
Dr Harrison is a Clinical Psychologist, registered with the Health and Care professions council (HCPC) and is a member of the British Psychological Society, including the Faculty of Psychology of Older People. She has experience of working in the NHS, social care and for charitable organisations.
She has worked with adults with common, severe and enduring mental health problems and neurological problems. She also has experience of working with children within Pediatric Psychology services. Dr Harrison has also worked in neurorehabilitation, memory and older adults services. She has completed a doctoral thesis and worked for the Mental Health Research Network demonstrating her research capabilities.
Dr Harrison is currently employed as a senior clinical psychologist within a charitable organisation and works on hospital wards with people with dementia, Huntingdon’s Disease, brain injury, medically unexplained symptoms and other mental health and neurological issues. She has a great deal of experience in carrying out cognitive assessments and complex neurological assessments, as well as providing specialised formulations, interventions and training.
Another part of Dr Harrison’s work is in a consultancy therapy service with adults who have a range of enduring mental health difficulties such as anxiety, OCD, General Anxiety Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression. Dr Harrison also has an interest in working in perinatal mental health and the difficulties that might emerge as a result of complications in pregnancy and birth trauma.
Dr Harrison has experience of complex assessments, including neurological and psychological assessment and interventions for people across all ages, with a number of different mental health, neurological and physical health issues. She has worked extensively with families and staff teams, to enable change and support.
Dr Harrison provides supervision for psychologists in training, assistant psychologists and clinical psychologists. She has worked with the University of Birmingham to develop and deliver training on their Psychology course, as well as developing training for the British Psychological Society (BPS) on working with behaviours that challenge.
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy.), University of Leicester
Post Graduate Certificate in Low Intensity Interventions, University of Birmingham
Bachelor of Sciences (hons) in Psychology, University of Leeds
Professional Registrations & Memberships
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
British Psychological Society (BPS)
Faculty of the Psychology of Older People (FPOP)
Main Therapeutic Approaches
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
For more information, and to book a consultation with Dr Harrison, please contact Serendipity Psychology today. Whether you are looking for individual therapy, couples therapy or family therapy, Serendipity Psychology can assist you today – offering online & face-to-face sessions.