Pauline Anderson

Pauline Anderson

The Kingsford Centre
Layer Road

01206 932490

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The Kingsford Centre
Layer Road

01206 932490

About me

I am a fully registered and insured psychotherapist and chartered psychologist. I offer therapy sessions to adults in a lovely rural location just outside of Colchester town centre.

I'm an attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapist. This kind of therapy emphasises the impact of childhood experiences on the difficulties you have as as adult. You may be surprised at how deeply early events can influence your thoughts and feelings, leaving their mark on your emotional world and driving you towards unhelpful ways of functioning.

This therapy aims to work at a deep level, creating lasting change in personality, and is particularly helpful to people who have complicated, entrenched or longstanding difficulties.

However, the usefulness of this therapy is not limited to these situations as it can be very beneficial in any situation that brings distress or discomfort. It helps you to explore, understand, and resolve what is troubling you, and helps you to create the foundation you need to take new steps in your life - to feel differently, to think differently, and to make new decisions.

As a psychologist I specialise in work related issues and offer my services to individuals and organisations.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss how we might work together to ease and resolve whatever difficulties you are facing.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc(Hons) Psychology; MSc Psychology
Post-graduate training at The Bowlby Centre, London (formerly the Centre for Attachment-based Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy)
Licensed Member of the Association of Meridian Therapy
UKCP Registered
Registered provider with private health insurers
Member of the Forum for Independent Psychotherapists
Chartered Psychologist
Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


Initial session of 60-75 minutes £50
Fees thereafter are negotiable, on a sliding scale, and agreed at our initial session.

Maps & Directions

Colchester, CO2 0HT

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None