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Dr. Anu Sayal-Bennett    


My Approach

I have trained in many types of psychological therapy including

Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy at the Maudsley Hospital, London and Systemic Therapy at the Tavistock Clinic, London. However my applied theory is integrative: in other words, I blend and mix theoretical tools so that they are appropriately unique and relevant for you. In the consulting room my approach is non-judgmental, compassionate and empathetic.


My Experience

I have a wealth of experience in the voluntary and private sector and in the NHS, where I have been the Head of Adult Psychological Services for several trusts. I have lectured and published widely and was appointed as a Mental Health Commissioner by the Secretary of State. I have been a School Governor, a past President for Soroptimist International, a radio agony aunt and even a ‘Dove’ model to publicise their self-esteem campaign! Like you, I am far from perfect and have faced and overcome my own personal challenges, and yes, been in therapy too!

Professional Qualification


Professional Qualification

I was awarded the Diploma in Clinical Psychology by the British Psychological Society and my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Surrey. I am a Chartered Psychologist and a Chartered Scientist. 


A Member of:


- The British Psychological Society

- The Health Care Professional Council

- The Science Council

- The Institute Of Health Care Management

- The British Association Of Behavioural And Cognitive Psychotherapists

- The Tavistock Society Of Psychotherapists And Allied Professionals

- The Association For Family Therapy And Systematic Practice


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