Ann is a Counselling Psychologist who works with individuals, couples and families. Diagnostically, Ann’s work incorporates a broad range of disorders including depression, anxiety (generalised, social, health and panic), PTSD, emotional regulation (Bipolar and Personality Disorders), developmental trauma, adjustment disorder, substance issues, addictive and risky behaviours, self-harm and suicide, relationship issues, self-esteem and bereavement.
In therapy Ann tends to focus on current life in the here-and-now exploring unhelpful patterns of behaviours, thoughts and feelings. This work includes developing an adaptive range of coping strategies using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques and skills from Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and other approaches as necessary.
Registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health &
Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Member of the British Psychological Society
Recognised by most major insurance companies
Training & Experience
Year of first qualification: Practitioner Doctorate in Psychology 2009
Working as a psychologist, Ann has 13 years of secondary care mental health experience with the NHS.
She spent the last 5.5 years working in a specialist Mentalization Based Treatment (MBT) programme for patients with emotionally unstable personality disorder and mixed personality difficulties. In this programme she ran psychoeducation groups and was a group and individual psychological therapist.
She started working in private practice in 2014 and is now working full-time as a private practitioner.
Monday & Thursday (outside these days by arrangement)