Dr Natasha Prescott, BA. (Hons), D.Clin.Psych, C.Psychol
Dr Prescott is a chartered Clinical Psychologist. She has worked with a range of clients across the life span (children, adolescents and their families, adults and older adults) in a variety of settings within the NHS for over a decade, including at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.
Her work draws on a number of approaches, including systemic, narrative, psychodynamic and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). Natasha takes a flexible and collaborative approach to tailor assessments and interventions to the unique situation and needs of the patient.
In addition to working directly with individuals and families seeking psychotherapeutic support, Natasha has experience of working with teams and organisations processing the effects of change, a crisis and trauma.
Natasha has experience of working in various areas of physical health, including cardio-respiratory medicine, critical care and with children with neuro-developmental difficulties. She is also experienced in working with people with somatic symptoms for which there is sometimes no immediate obvious cause, yet which remain distressing.
Emotional and Mental Health
Natasha is experienced at helping people manage low mood, stress and anxiety, as well as traumatic experiences, including historical abuse. In her family focused interventions Natasha often works with behavioural and emotional difficulties in children. She has been part of a schools outreach team and also has an interest in working with people who have experienced discrimination, stigma and issues related to identity and gender.
Natasha is a member of the British Psychological Society and registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Areas of Expertise
Adults – Young People – Children – Families
- Relationship and interpersonal difficulties
- Self-identity and emotional issues
- Challenging behaviour
- Anxiety & stress
- Health anxiety
- Sleep problems
- Pain management
- Chronic illness
- Post traumatic stress disorder and trauma
- Social and communication difficulties
- Bereavement and loss