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Dr Hazel Harrison

Dr Hazel Harrison, a Clinical Psychologist, founded ThinkAvellana to extend the reach of psychology beyond clinics to workplaces and schools. ThinkAvellana provides evidence-based, accessible and creative mental health and wellbeing solutions, so that individuals, organisations and communities can thrive. With a diverse client portfolio that includes the BBC, BT, Premier League, Royal Ballet School, Saatchi & Saatchi and The Times, Hazel delivers compelling keynotes and training workshops on wellbeing and mental health. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Media from Leeds University and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of East Anglia.

Hazel worked in the NHS for 13 years, specialising in child and adolescent mental health before starting her own company.

During the 2020 pandemic, Hazel developed the wellbeing content for the BBC Bitesize Daily Shows, providing children and young people with a valuable resource for nurturing their mental health. She has also written and presented a series of films on wellbeing for the BBC.

Outside her professional life, Hazel enjoys exploring on her paddleboard, trail running with friends and visiting art galleries.

Connect with Dr Hazel Harrison by visiting www.thinkavellana.com or reach out to her at @thinkavellana on Instagram or Dr Hazel Harrison on LinkedIn.