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Meet The Psychologists

As  Clinical/ Counselling Psychologists, we have years’ of experience working within the National Health Service (NHS) in various settings.  We are all registered  practitioners with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and are qualified to obtain recognition from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Dr Mary E. Addo

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Mary E. Addo is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with considerable experience in working with people presenting with emotional and mental distress as well as those who would like to enhance their general wellbeing. Areas of work include ANXIETY: social anxiety, general anxiety disorder, health anxiety, and panic disorder; DEPRESSION: prolonged sadness and low mood that affects everyday function; STRESS: PTSD and other forms of stress-related situations at home, work, education, relationships, and self-esteem issues; Coping with MAJOR LIFE CHANGES: bereavement, miscarriage, brain injury, psychosis, trauma, and breakdown of a relationship; Manage INSOMNIA and sleep better.

Dr Romena Toki

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Romena Toki is a Clinical Psychologist with ample experience in working with people who present with difficulties with anxiety, depression, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, health anxiety and stress related issues as well as young people with neuro developmental difficulties such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She also has experience working with individuals experiencing life changing events such as bereavement. She has experience of working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and acknowledges cultural context within her work.

Dr Aynur Yalcin

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Aynur Yalcin is a Clinical and Community Psychologist who works in the NHS, and charitable sector. She has over 10 years of clinical experience working in the NHS and have supported individuals, families and staff as well as being involved in providing strategic and service development support. She has extensive clinical experience of working in a wide range of NHS settings including primary care (IAPT) and secondary care such as community mental health teams. She has had the privilege of supporting clients with a wide range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, social anxiety, panic and psychosis.

Dr Kaan Altan

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Kaan Altan is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and accredited CBT therapist, with over 10 years’ experience working in the NHS. During that time, he had the privilege of working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and supporting individuals across the lifespan (children, adolescents, and adults), couples, and families. He has supported adults who experience psychosis and bipolar disorder and works with complex PTSD, many of whom have experienced multiple traumas including childhood neglect and abuse. He also provides psychological assessment and therapy for adults with a range of difficulties including a range of anxiety disorders (e.g., OCD, PTSD, Panic, Social Anxiety, Health Anxiety, phobias), low mood and depression, low self-esteem, stress, and family issues.

Dr Lauren Canvin

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Lauren Canvin is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, who has worked with a wide variety of people within the NHS, in both inpatient and community settings. Lauren has helped people with experiences of depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship and attachment difficulties, offending behaviour, and psychosis. She specialises in working with LGBT+ individuals, in areas including sexuality and gender identity. Lauren is experienced in working with neurodiverse individuals of all ages Lauren strongly believes in the connection between mind and body. She values the opportunity to create a space where individuals can explore these connections and to build on their understanding of their experiences.  Lauren draws on Narrative, Systemic, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Compassion-Focused, and Mindfulness practices. Lauren believes in adapting individual therapy for the specific needs of each person. 

Dr Nina Carey

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Nina Carey is a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist who has worked with a wide range of people within the NHS. Nina has worked with people experiencing a range of difficulties including low mood or depression, anxiety, stress, difficulties with self-esteem, family and relationship difficulties and traumatic life experiences. She has worked extensively with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Intellectual Disabilities and has a special interest in neurodiversity. Nina is experienced in a range of neuropsychological assessments and has worked to support people with brain injuries. Nina has worked in the NHS for over 8 years. She draws on a range of psychological approaches, including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy. Nina works flexibly to meet the needs of each individual person and she is passionate about creating a warm space where you can feel listened to.  

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