Dr Vanessa Garratt DClinPsych

Telephone Contact details

Private Patients: 07970674062

Professional Profile

Year qualified 2005

Professional memberships
British Psychological Society No. 084679
Health Professions Council No. PYL15368

NHS Hospitals

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Professional Profile

Dr Garratt has undertaken comprehensive training in clinical psychology and completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in Bristol in 2005.

Dr Garratt is currently a Principal Clinical Psychologist in the Paediatric Cardiac Service, Paediatric HIV Service and the National Barth Syndrome and Osteogenesis Imperfecta Services at The Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

Clinical interests

Dr Garratt specialises in assessment and intervention of the following:
Procedural Anxiety
Coping and Adjustment to illness
Complex trauma and post traumatic stress disorder
Attachment disorders and associated relationship issues
Mental health issues in adults and young people
Intellectual ability (IQ assessments)

Assessment can take a number of forms including:
Interviews with an individual client
Family interviews with or without the client
Formal assessments of a person's ability or functioning e.g. Intelligence, memory etc
Observational assessments in a clinic setting
School, home or work-based observations
Collection of information from other professionals and carers

A full assessment of a person's needs is absolutely essential for any programme of support to be successful. If you wish to discuss whether an assessment or intervention would be appropriate for your child please contact her on the details below.

Dr Garratt can see private patients at the Paintworks in Bristol.

Address: Unit 1.16, Hardings Row, the Paintworks, Arnos Vale, Bristol, BS4 3EH