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Dr Addy Hackett

Clinical Psychologist
DPsych, MSc, BSc
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What I can help with

  • Anxiety
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Health Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic
  • Social Anxiety

Therapies offered

  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Trauma Focussed Therapy


Taking the first step to seek support for psychological and/or emotional challenges can feel scary and uncomfortable. I very much appreciate the courage it takes to overcome these initial barriers. My approach is based on full respect for the journey that brought a client to seek help in the first place. My work is based on a collaborative approach where the client can feel safe and supported whilst working towards improved quality of life in the areas of concern. I take a warm and welcoming approach to all my sessions, with the aim to facilitate a processof self-discovery and self-mastery within a safe and contained therapeutic relationship.


I originally qualified at the University of Utrecht (the Netherlands) in 1991, and moved to the UK in 1992. After a transition period I became a Chartered Clinical Psychologist in the UK, accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) in 1998.

I offer assessment, treatment and support for people who experience psychological challenges and/or mental health problems. These mental health challenges could have been caused by a variety of triggers, including challenging life experiences (recent and/or longstanding), physical healthconditions and/or neurological conditions including developmental neurological differences (dyslexia) and acquired brain-injury. My model of working is solution focussed. I use anumber of evidence-based psychological therapies, including CBT, Trauma Focussed CBT, Solution Focussed therapy, Person Centred therapy, and Mindfulness. I mainly work with people over the age of 18, and have experience in working with most mental health related conditions. I have a particular interest in working with Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Bereavement and Trauma (mild to severe, including PTSD- recent or in the past).

Specialist interests and additional qualifications

  • MSc Health Psychology
  • Post Graduate Certificate Neuropsychology



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