Dr Hannah Baron recognises that a significant part of the therapy process is establishing a positive relationship with those she supports. She is passionate about working alongside young people and families to form a collaborative relationship and identifying methods and tools for overcoming difficulties. She is flexible in her approach and draws on a range of evidence-based interventions to support young people and families to achieve their goals.
Alongside her private practice, Dr Baron works as an Academic Tutor at the National Anna Freud Centre educating and developing future therapists in the field of child and adolescent mental health. Prior to this, Dr Baron worked as part of a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team for over seven years. She is experienced in assessment, formulation and treatment of a wide range of mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression and OCD. During this time Hannah has completed additional specialist training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), supervision and leadership.
Dr Hannah Baron graduated from the University of Sussex in 2006 with a First Class degree in Psychology. She worked as an Assistant Psychologist in one of the country’s first Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Service before moving on to work as part of a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service at the Tavistock Clinic in London.
Having gained experiences and knowledge in the field, Dr Baron was successful in gaining a place on the Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire. During this time Dr Baron worked in a range of settings including adult mental health, child and adolescent mental health and a specialist early years intervention service. Her thesis was focused on understanding more about how young people experience therapy.