About Hack-it Psychology

Hack-it Psychology was set up by Dr Addy Hackett (DPsych, MSc, MSc), to address the needs of anyone who has concerns about their psychological wellbeing with regards to their mental health, work-place functioning or academic functioning. We offer assessments, solution-focussed and custom-made psychological interventions for members of the public as well as private and public sector organisations.

Hack-it Psychology offers face-to-face sessions in HItchin, and/or sessions via Skype or Zoom, whichever is most convenient for our clients.

About Dr Addy Hackett

Originally from Holland, Addy started her journey into the world of psychology at the University of Utrecht and qualified in 1991. She moved to the UK in 1992 and has been working as a Clinical Psychologist for the National Health Service as well as in Private Practice since 1993. Her knowledge and experience is broad and includes services in Mental Health Psychology, Physical Health Psychology including Neuropsychology, Learning Disabilities, Specialist Palliative Care and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation after Brain Injury.


Addy is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. She also holds a Doctorate Degree in Coaching Psychology, a Masters Degree in Health Psychology and diplomas in Directive Hypnotherapy, Indirect Hypnotherapy, Neuro-linguistic Programming and EMDR for Trauma Treatment. Addy has exstensive experience in working with Mindfulness for the managment of day to day challenges and for the development of a deeper sense of wellbeing.  Addy's approach to therapy and/or coaching is solution focussed and person-centred.