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Dr Hannah Jackson

Dr Hannah Jackson CPsychol BSc (Hons.) DClinPsy
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Hannah is a Clinical Psychologist, with degrees from the University of Manchester and Royal Holloway, University of London. She has six years experience working in the NHS and is chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Hannah is a skilled practitioner trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches including short-term psycho-dynamic therapies such as cognitive analytical therapy (CAT) and dynamic interpersonal therapy (DIT); systemic/narrative approaches and third-wave cognitive behavioural therapies (CBT) including mindfulness-based therapies and compassion focused therapy. Her highest priority is to offer a warm, trusting, non-judgmental and collaborative therapeutic space where clients can feel safe when opening up and being vulnerable. She is most interested in working with adults who want to think deeply about themselves, in order to understand themselves and their relationships better and make meaningful, fundamental changes.

Hannah specialises in adult mental health, adjustment to health conditions and perinatal and parent mental health. She has worked with depression, the spectrum of anxiety conditions (including generalised anxiety disorder, panic, OCD, PTSD), stress, work-related stress, low self-esteem, perfectionism, eating disorders, difficulties with sexuality and sexual identity, long-term health conditions (including chronic fatigue syndrome and chronic pain), childhood trauma and adults who have difficulties making or keeping satisfying relationships, or who find themselves repeatedly drawn into unhappy partnerships.

Hannah has specific expertise in working with emotional distress in mothers and fathers in the perinatal period or who have children under the age of five years old. She has gained significant experience working with parents who have difficulties with conception (IVF etc.), pregnancy, birth trauma, perinatal loss and difficulties in parents' own childhoods that have been stirred up by the transition to parenthood.

Hannah also has research experiencing including working for the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, producing clinical practice mental health (NICE) guidelines for the NHS. Listed below are her publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Publications

Jackson, H., & MacLeod, A. (2016). Well-being in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Relationship to Symptoms and Psychological Distress. Journal of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. DOI:10.1002/cpp.2051

NICE, (2013). Schizophrenia and Psychosis in Children and Young People: Recognition, management and prevention. London: National Institute for Clinical Excellence.

Stafford, M., Jackson, H., Mayo-Wilson, E., Morrison, T & Kendall, T. (2013). Early Interventions to prevent psychosis: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ, 346.

NCCMH (2011). Induced Abortion and Mental Health: A systematic review of the mental health outcomes of induced abortion, including their prevalence and associated factors. London: Academy of Royal Colleges.

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