Dr Georgia Henderson

BA(Hons), DPsych(Clin) UWA
Clinical Psychologist

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Dr Henderson has a special interest in Eating Disorders. She has experience in Australian and in the United Kingdom.

Experience
Employer: The Priory Hospital Chelmsford Position: CAMHS Lead; Clinical Psychologist
Duration: August 2014 - current 
Case load and duties
• Assessment and treatment of adolescent patients in an open psychiatric hospital
• Lead clinician for CAMHS therapy services; managing a team including; psychotherapists, dieticians and occupational therapists
• Individual and group treatment including DBT, CBT, EFT, IPT, ACT, Mindfulness-based, CBT for psychosis and FBT for eating disorders
• Assessment of individuals and strategic planning of therapeutic milleu and care pathways 
• Involvement in MDT ward rounds, CPAs, family meetings and staff training 
• Cognitive assessments and reports including use of WASI, WISC-IV and MCMI
• Contributing to inpatient and outpatient triage and consultation

Employer: Alpha Hospital Woking Position: Clinical Psychologist, Adolescent Services
Duration: May 2013– onwards 
Case load and duties
• Assessment and treatment of adolescent patients in a low-secure psychiatric hospital
• Individual and group treatment including DBT, CBT, EFT, IPT, ACT, Mindfulness-based, CBT for psychosis and FBT for eating disorders
• Treatment of male and female clients on acute wards for issues including; psychosis, depression, self-harm and suicidal behaviour, ASD, LD, eating disorders, OCD, GAD, bipolar disorder and emerging personality disorders
• Involvement in MDT ward rounds, CPAs, family meetings and staff training 
• Assessment of risk and integration of less restrictive practice to reduce length of stay in hospital and increase support from community services
• Cognitive assessments and reports including use of WASI, WISC-IV and MCMI
• Working with staff to decrease aggression and incidents and establish positive individualised behavioural interventions

Employer: Department of Corrective Services - Bandyup Women’s Prison (Australia)
Position: Prison Counsellor (Specialist Title) Duration: March 2012 – December 2012 
Case load and duties
• Role primarily focused on suicide and self-harm risk assessment and crisis intervention
• Specialisation in Borderline Personality Disorder and chronic self-harm
• Goal-directed ongoing interventions appropriate for a forensic population
• Understanding the ethical implications of working with prisoners including working within a custodial system and confidentiality requirements
• Tailoring evidence-based interventions for clients with different cultural, educational and intellectual needs
• Dealing with complex presentations including PTSD, drug and alcohol use, domestic violence, personality disorders and violent offending behaviour
• Working with a large Indigenous population with sensitivity to cultural concerns
• Working with a multidisciplinary health setting with minimum, medium and maximum security prisoners.

Education
DPsych (UWA)
BA(Hons)

Awards & Memberships
Registered with HPCP in UK as a Practitioner Psychologist/ Clinical Psychologist - PYL28544

Clinical Interests
Dr Henderson has an interest in Eating Disorders and Adolescents.

Referrals
Referrals are accepted from MVA insurance, Workers’ Compensation, Medicare based referrals and self-referral.

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