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Dr Ian Anderson

London, EC1V
0203 289 6315 0203 289 6315 Registered / Accredited

About me

I am a Chartered Psychologist registered with the HCPC with over 30 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

I also offer couples counselling focused upon relationship difficulties with each of you in a separate location if you choose.

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.

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

Training, qualifications & experience

  • 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 have worked with more than 2,000 clients and supervised more than 100 therapists over a 35 year career.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.


British Psychological Society

British Psychological Society

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy


£60 to £150 per session sliding scale based upon client means.

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Seven days a week 2.00 PM to 8.00 PM

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


I began my career as a practicing therapist in 1978 whilst conducting my doctoral research.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Dr Ian Anderson

Dr Ian Anderson