Dr Niollie Brown is a clinical psychologist with experience working in a wide range of settings in the NHS, which include community, outpatient, inpatient and forensic mental health services. She completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2011 at the University of East London. She also has training in systemic family psychotherapy and completed her Masters in Systemic and Family Psychotherapy in 2016 at the Institute of Family Therapy/University of Bedfordshire.
Throughout her career she has worked with people of all ages, but in recent years has mainly work with adults and older adults. She has experience working with a number of presentations, which include common and complex mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), personality disorder and medically unexplained symptoms (MUS), such as Functional Neurological Disorder (FND). She also works with people who have neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive difficulties as well as neurodegenerative conditions. Therefore, she is equipped to work with people who experience difficulties adjusting to long-term illness individually and with their families. In addition, as a systemic psychotherapist she can work with relationship difficulties with individuals, couples and families.
Dr Brown is an integrative and collaborative practitioner who delivers therapy using a range of models, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness Based Interventions, Narrative Therapy and other systemic approaches. She is passionate about her work and attends to issues pertaining social and health inequalities as well as diversity in her therapeutic work.