Ian Anderson

BPS, CPsychol, HCPC

Ian Anderson
0203 289 6315

Ian Anderson

BPS, CPsychol, HCPC

Professions: Clinical Psychologist, Counsellor, Life Coach
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: HCPC - PYL01920
Billing and Insurance:
Fees: £60 to £120 per session sliding scale based upon client means. I offer a free initial consultation in order to let you decide whether I am the right psychologist for you, and for me to understand the way in which I can help you.
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

London, London EC1V2NX - United Kingdom (Great Britain)

My Approach to Helping

I am a Chartered Psychologist registered with the HCPC with over 35 years of experience. I am separately qualified in various fields of applied Psychology including Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Counselling Psychology, and Occupational Psychology.

I have worked in private practice with over two thousand patients and supervised more than 100 therapists. I am separately qualified and trained in a number of therapeutic styles including Insight Based Therapy, CBT, and Existential Therapy, supporting a truly integrated, eclectic approach. I am a firm believer that matching the right therapy delivered by the right therapist to an individual is the key to therapeutic success.

I now deliver all my counselling and therapy by the following methods:
- Video conferencing
- Telephone sessions
- Real-time online chat
- Email

I work with all psychological and emotional problems including:
- Depression
- Anxiety
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
- Phobias
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Personality Disorders
- Relationship problems
- Low Self-Esteem
- Lack of assertiveness
- Career choices
- Survivors of narcissistic parents
- Domestic abuse
- Substance abuse

I am aware that working remotely with a counsellor is something that few people have experienced. For that reason, I offer an initial free session in order that you can decide whether this is right for you, and I can determine whether I can help. Your first session can usually be arranged within days.

I offer a sliding scale of fees based upon clients' means.

More Info About My Practice

For more information about me or my services please visit either of my sites: DrIanAnderson.com or iPsychology.clinic

Education & qualifications:
- PhD from the University of Manchester researching psychological diagnoses, 1980.
- MSc in Psychological Counselling, Roehampton Institute, 1987.
- MSc in Occupational Psychology, University of London, 1986.
- MSc in Experimental Psychology, Sussex University, 1985.
- MA(Econ) Social Psychology and Research Methods, University of Manchester, 1977.
- BA(Econ) Hons, Sociology University of Manchester, 1976.

I began my career as a practicing therapist in 1978 whilst conducting my doctoral research. I have worked with more than 2,000 clients and supervised more than 100 therapists over a 35-year career.

Why Going to Therapy Does Not Mean You are Weak or Flawed

Making the decision to work with a psychological counsellor is one of the most courageous things a person can do. I have nothing but complete respect for anyone who makes that choice. Accepting that you are experiencing difficulties and reaching out to a professional who can help you overcome these difficulties is a life-affirming act that commands my total respect.

Importance of the Client-Therapist Alliance

One size does not fit all, and one therapist, using one approach, does not work for everybody. I passionately believe that the key to therapeutic success is matching the right therapist to an individual with a specific problem.

Services I Provide

  • Chemical Dependency Evaluation
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Counseling for Offenders
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Mediation
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluation

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    I treat all of my clients and patients as individuals. The population to which you belong is important, but it does not define you.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Behaviorism
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Elder Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • First Responders
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Hoarding
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Incest
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Terminal Illness
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)
  • Journal Therapy
  • Neuropsychology
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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