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Dr Harriet Mellotte

Job title Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Area of expertise

  • Movement disorders
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Huntington's disease


Dr Harriet Mellotte is a Clinical Psychologist with the Psychological Interventions Clinic for Outpatients with Psychosis (PICuP) where she sees clients for psychological therapy, provides clinical supervision to psychological therapists in training and assistant psychologists, and manages and supervises volunteers. Harriet has a particular interest and expertise in psychological therapy approaches for traumatic stress and in delivering cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for a variety of mental health difficulties. She provides supervision on the Post Graduate Diploma in CBT for Psychosis at UCL and contributes to teaching at the Maudsley Learning Centre.

Harriet received a First Class BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Leeds. She then completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at Royal Holloway, University of London. Following this she completed a Postgraduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, where she pursued her research interest in trauma. She spent her final year specialising in CBT for post-traumatic stress in psychosis and CBT for post-traumatic stress following sexual assault. Once qualified as a clinical psychologist she took up a role in the Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service working with clients who were victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017. In 2019 she returned to work at the PICuP Clinic.


Mellotte, H., Murphy, D., Rafferty, L., Greenberg, N. (2017). Pathways into mental healthcare for UK veterans: a qualitative study. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 8(1): 138927. 10.1080/20008198.2017.1389207

Taylor, R., Mellotte, H., Griffiths, M., Compton, A., Valsaraj, K. (2016). Carers matter: promoting the inclusion of families within acute inpatient settings. Journal of Psychiatric Intensive Care, http://dx.doi.org/10.20299/jpi.2016.014

Curr, H., Barkes, H., Dale, R. (2012, June). Using low intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) interventions to treat depression and anxiety in people with long term health conditions (LTC). Poster presented at BABCP: 40th Annual Conference, Leeds.

Barkes, H. (2010). Another method of gaining experience. Psych-Talk. The British Psychological Society, 65, 50-51

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