Dr Anne Lane

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Clinical Psychologist
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Bushey, Hertfordshire, WD23
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I have been working within psychological services for over twenty years and have been a qualified clinical psychologist since 2003. My experience ranges from child and family therapy through to working with adults and couples.

My approach is active and focused and is based on current evidence in the field. I am committed to providing effective therapy, delivered skillfully, with warmth and compassion.

These are some of the difficulties adults might come to see me for help with, although children can experience similar difficulties:

  • Depression and Unhappiness
  • Anxiety, Panic, Stress and Burnout
  • Obsessive behaviours (OCD)
  • Eating difficulties
  • Sleep problems
  • Relationship problems / Couple work
  • Anger difficulties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Psychosis
  • The management of Chronic Pain / Disability
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Social Anxiety
  • Phobias including agoraphobia and claustrophobia

The approach I use and my training are a very important part of my work. I use a broad range of CBT and compassion focused approaches. This said, research has shown time and time again that the single most effective aspect of therapy is the therapeutic relationship. A well-rounded, humane approach is always the most important part of my work.

I would usually begin with an assessment so that I can get a sense of what you might need help with and so that you can ask any questions. We would then make an initial agreement about the type of work we might do together. In the first few sessions, I will want to know what your particular situation is and what you are dealing with and what you hope to get out of therapy whether for you, for your relationship of for a child.

Through all of this, I would be respectful of the potentially anxiety-provoking nature of the first few sessions and would tailor my approach to suit you. If you find it harder to talk then I will ask more questions. If you have a lot to say then I will listen more. Once we have agreed on the aims of our work together we will agree on a timescale which we review regularly to ensure you are getting what you want from therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience


Doctorate in Clinical Psychology – University of East London.

Masters in Systemic Psychotherapy – Tavistock Centre London.
Diploma in Systemic Psychotherapy – Institute of Family Therapy London.
BSc Psychology (Hons) – University of London.


I have been working within psychological services for over twenty years and has been a qualified clinical psychologist since 2003. My experience ranges from child and family through to adult and adult couples. I have extensive experience training and supervising.

Until recently I occupied the post of Clinical Lead in an IAPT service at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. I have worked in many inner London boroughs in adult and child fields. I have worked with people with severe and enduring mental health problems, people experiencing trauma, eating disorders, pain management amongst other areas.

Member organisations

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Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

As a dual trained clinical psychologist and systemic therapist I work with the full range of both adult and child difficulties and also offer family work.

During the corona virus outbreak I am offering sessions via Skype / Facetime / Zoom.

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£140.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • BUPA
  • Cigna
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

I am registered with most of the medical insurance companies including.

AXA-PPP, Bupa, WPA, Vitality, Aviva and Cigna amongst others.


Individual Therapy (adult / child) £140 per 50 minutes.

Reports etc to be discussed as this varies depending on length and time

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I see people in person but also online on Skype / Google Meet / FaceTime 

Bushey, Hertfordshire, WD23

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

I work on the ground floor. There is a drive but to get to my room there is gravel which can be tricky with wheelchairs (but not impossible). The downstairs toilet is too small for a wheelchair unfortunately.


Dr Anne Lane
Dr Anne Lane