I am a fully qualified Chartered Clinical Psychologist with HCPC accrediation offering psychological treatment in Central London.
I specialise in providing psychological therapy to adults and young people with eating disorders, weight difficulties, depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder.
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Dr Amy Harrison is a fully qualified Chartered Clinical Psychologist who specialises in supporting children, adolescents and adults using evidence-based treatments with psychological difficulties. She has specialist expertise in helping people affected by eating disorders (including anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder), weight difficulties and obesity, as well as depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Dr Amy Harrison completed her PhD in the psychology of eating disorders at the Eating Disorders Research Unit supervised by Prof Janet Treasure and Dr Kate Tchanturia at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London. She completed her training in Clinical Psychology (Doctorate in Clinical Psychology; DClinPsy) at the same institution, completing specialist eating disorder training at the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust adult and child and adolescent eating disorders services. Amy has worked with both adults and young people in NHS and private settings in the UK and is passionate about supporting people and their families affected by eating disorders to improve their functioning and quality of life.
Amy is able to draw on a number of approaches and models, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Systemic Family Therapy, Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, taking into account the treatment evidence base, the individual needs and goals of the person and using an individualised, holisitic approach. In keeping with ideas from Positive Psychology, she aims to help the people she works with to achieve a valued and meaningful life where they can flourish.