A clinical psychologist can help you understand and manage problems such as anxiety, worry, low mood, depression, pain, and relationship distress; that are the unwanted focus of your attention and getting in the way so much that they might be stopping you from doing the things you want to do and achieve.
Some areas that Clinical Psychology can help with include:
Anxiety and Stress
Depression and mood difficulties
Management of chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis
Pain management injury, illness, chronic fatigue
Relationships / couple distress
Grief and loss
Hannah specializes in assessment and treatment of adults living with problems such as chronic pain, trauma, anxiety, PTSD, depression, sleep difficulties, adjustment to life changes, sexuality, illness, relationship difficulties, sexual abuse, and other problems.
Hannah is a clinical psychologist with extensive experience in all aspects of the clinical psychology of adults and adolescents. She specializes in the effects of pain, in particular women’s health and management of endometriosis, and trauma and is an ACC provider for sensitive claims, assessment and treatment, pain and mental injury due to physical injury. She works alongside clients and their families who are experiencing difficulties related to, health and wellbeing, anxiety, depression, stress, earthquake distress, trauma, chronic pain, relationships, sexuality, sexual abuse, fertility, endometriosis, adjustment to injury, and life role changes.
Her approach is centred on the overall well-being of the individual as well as the impact on partners and the wider family system. Specifically, Hannah’s background clinical training encompasses all aspects of general mental health, in particular, trauma, anxiety disorders, depression, post-natal depression, adjustment, loss and grief, pain, trauma, and sexuality and gender diversity. She works well as part of team alongside medical specialists, nurses, midwives, physiotherapists, and general practitioners.
Hannah utilizes the treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Metacognitive Therapy (MCT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) focusing on incorporating the interactions and processes of thoughts, feelings, behaviour. She is a current member of NZCCP and Endometriosis Specialist Interest Group (ESIG).
Hannah provides professional reflective practice supervision for clinical psychologists and other medical professional scopes as well as mentoring for psychology students.
Additional information regarding booking appointments is available on her website hannahblakely.com
BA(Hons), MSc, PGDipClinPsych, MNZCCP