Anna is a Clinical Psychologist at Phoenix Psychology and has worked in mental health services in the UK for over 10 years. Anna specialises in working with developmental and complex trauma. She also provides psychological therapy for a range of difficulties such as low mood, anxiety (including panic and obsessive-compulsive behaviours) and single event traumas such as car accidents.

Anna works integratively, ensuring that the therapeutic intervention is evidence-based and tailored to the individual client’s needs. The predominant therapeutic models Anna draws on are: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement and Desensitisation Therapy (EMDR). Anna provides psychological input via one to one therapy, via group interventions or indirectly via consultation and supervision. She is also skilled in risk assessments including assessing the risk of Harmful Sexual Behaviour using the AIM2 assessment tool.

Training and Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)
  • MSc in Clinical and Community Psychology
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology

Accreditation to Professional Bodies:

  • Registered with HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council)
  • Member of the Association of Clinical Psychologists (ACP)
  • Member of EMDR Association UK (EMDR UK)


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