Dr Holly Davies
Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology
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- Chartered Clinical Psychologist CPsychol
- Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology, Bristol University, 2018 – Distinction
- DClinPsy Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, The South Wales Programme, Cardiff University, 2015
- MSc Occupational Psychology, Wolverhampton University, 2008
- BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, 2007
Dr Holly Davies has worked in neurorehabilitation since 2010, having starting her career as an Assistant Psychologist for Headwise, before undertaking her clinical and neuropsychological training. Holly is the Neuropsychological Lead across Memory Assessment Services in Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB, alongside working as an Associate for Headwise. Current responsibilities include service development in the areas of memory assessment and young onset dementia across the region, whilst providing clinical supervision and specialist assessment. Having initially worked in stroke (ESD and inpatient rehab settings) before progressing to a community neuro-rehabilitation service in the NHS, Holly later moved to a young onset dementia service and memory assessment service, before taking up her current post. In 2018, Holly obtained a distinction in the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology and she aims to complete the Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology in 2021.
Holly has skills in neuropsychological assessment, formulation and neurorehabilitation. She utilises a range of therapeutic approaches to promote adjustment and maximise self-management and independence. She regularly uses CBT, Mindfulness, positive psychology and ACT in her work with clients. In addition to her clinical training, she utilises her Occupational Psychology training to enable people to consider vocational and work place goals; she is trained in occupational and personality assessment. She is experienced in working with adults across the lifespan and has worked extensively with care partners, families and wider support systems.