Haddi Browne

Mental Health Writer, Medical Writer, Proofreader


Research Methods, Psychology Theories, Mental Health


Education BSc (Hons) Psychology, MSc Mental Health Studies


Miss Haddi Browne is a freelance mental health writer and proof-reader with over seven years of experience working as a professional researcher with a diverse range of clients across the lifespan, including young adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression.

Her main areas of work have included:

  • Working with Clinical Psychologists at The Oxford Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma (OxCADAT) to coordinate a randomized controlled trial (RCT) to evaluate an intervention designed to prevent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression in emergency medical workers.
  • Setting up and co-ordinating a clinical research programme to deliver evidence-based mental health support to NHS staff during COVID (www.shaperecovery.com).
  • Administering assessments using interviews to diagnose PTSD and depression in medical staff.
  • Delivering evidence-based mental health support to student paramedics and assessing risk.

Miss Browne graduated from King’s College London in 2022 with a Distinction in MSc Mental Health Studies. Modules studied included Social and Community Mental Health and Women's Mental Health.

Furthermore, she was awarded a Distinction for her dissertation titled ‘In the presence of adversity, how do key coping skills protect against mental health problems in Black British secondary school children?’


Wild, J., McKinnon, A., Wilkins, A., & Browne, H. (2021). Post‐traumatic stress disorder and major depression among frontline healthcare staff working during the COVID‐19 pandemic. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. doi: 10.1111/bjc.12340

Professional Experience

  • Proofreader/Article Transfer Coordinator at Emerald Publishing (2023-present)
  • Freelance Medical Writer (2023-present)
  • Senior Research Executive at Ipsos UK (2022-2023)
  • Research Assistant in resilience and wellbeing at University of Oxford (2019-2021)
  • Researcher/Writer at Which? (2018-2019)
  • Research and Data Officer at Magic Breakfast (2017-2018)
  • Researcher at Research Institute for Disabled Consumers (RiDC) (2016-2017)


  • Mental Health Studies MSc, King’s College London (2022)
  • Psychology BSc. (Hons), Brunel University (2013)