Hannah graduated with a BSc in Psychology from the University of Bath in 2016, obtaining a first class honours. As part of her degree Hannah completed a year’s work experience as a Student Research Assistant at Broadmoor Hospital, working under the supervision of Professor Susan Young. During this time Hannah developed her understanding and experience of the clinical, forensic and research fields of Psychology. Applying her attention to detail and creativity skills to the area of Psychology, Hannah has made a considerable contribution to the development of the ADHD Child and Adult Interviews (ACE & ACE+) and the translations of these documents, with ACE now available in 21 languages. Hannah has also worked on the proof reading of the Young-Smith Programme CBT treatment program for children with ADHD, and the formatting of many Psychology Services Limited resources.

Hannah has a particular interest in Autism Spectrum Conditions, receiving her first named research publication investigating the views of autistic individuals detained at Broadmoor Hospital. Hannah completed her undergraduate dissertation investigating ASC and ADHD within a prison population; research that has since been developed and published in conjunction with Professor Susan Young. Reflecting this interest, Hannah has been involved in the development of the Diagnostic Autism Spectrum Interview (DASI) and is currently assisting Susan in the coordination of the tool’s translations.

Beyond this, Hannah has experience working with IAPT services and as the Activities Co-ordinator at a residential home for young adults with ASC and/or learning disabilities. Hannah now works part-time for an organisation providing community based activities for young adults with learning disabilities, ASC and other specialist needs, alongside running her own business following her creative passions.