Dr Hollie Hearfield
Dr Hollie Hearfield is a consultant psychiatrist. She has a particular interest in neurodevelopmental disorders including ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder and is passionate about supporting those with these diagnoses. Dr Hearfield has experience in assessing both adults and children. Given her interest in these subjects, she has a wealth of experience teaching in this area and has recently been invited to be a lecturer at The University of Chester; teaching those undertaking diplomas in neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr Hearfield gained her medical degree from The University of Manchester.
She is a contributor to The Autism Good Practice guidance for The Royal College of Psychiatrists: supporting colleagues to consider the needs of patients with autism to ensure the best possible care in hospital. Dr Hearfield prides herself on her flexible communication skills and considers herself an approachable and thoughtful clinician, working in a person centred way to put patients at ease and also to prioritise their needs.
Dr Hearfield is a well regarded teacher and has delivered teaching in a wide variety of settings including undergraduate and postgraduate level courses, and providing international teaching for The World Health Organisation. Dr Hearfield has published numerous articles and has also published medical student books.
Research is a further passion of Dr Hearfield’s and she has produced well respected work that has been widely published and presented at an international level. She holds a particular interest in exploring the symptoms of ADHD in women
In her NHS role, Dr Hearfield works in an acute setting, supporting her patients and their families with complex needs who very often find themselves in crises. She is a TMS practitioner.
Dr Hearfield has further experience in a number of therapeutic modalities including narrative therapy and systemic family therapy.
Dr Hearfield also provides mental health and neurodiversity (ADHD and ASD) consultancy for businesses. Enquiries can be made via Berkeley Psychiatrists.
Dr Hearfield has been featured on TalkTV with Trisha Goddard.