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Dr Anna Janssen is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. She is a member of the British Psychological Society and a member of the Society’s Divisions of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology and Faculty of Oncology and Palliative Care.

Clinical Psychologist

Anna is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist working in private practice. She has many years’ experience in specialist NHS Cancer and Palliative Care services working psychologically with individuals and families affected by cancer and life-limiting illness.

Anna led the development of one of London’s first NHS psychological services in Critical Care for patients, carers and staff.

Anna regards every client as an individual with specific circumstances, values, needs and strengths. Her therapeutic approach is shaped according to each client’s situation and goals. In all cases, therapy is a collaborative, client-focussed experience in which the therapeutic relationship is a central element.


As an experienced clinician, supervisor and teacher, Anna offers clinical supervision for trainees and qualified health professionals. She has a wealth of experience and particular interest in the psychological support of health care professionals. 

Anna provides consultation to health care teams and organisations. She supervises research projects investigating the psychological implications of cancer, life-threatening and critical illness. 

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Anna actively contributes to and draws upon eminent research in order to inform and optimise the quality of therapy. She completed a PhD in the psychology of language and communication. She is experienced in psychological research, particularly in the areas of chronic illness, palliative and end-of-life care, cognitive impairment, therapeutic relationships and communication.


Anna has published widely in international peer-reviewed journals, written book chapters and presented her work at conferences world-wide. Please follow the link to see selected work here.

Media Consultation

Anna promotes evidence-based psychological research and understanding to the media and wider audiences. She works alongside the BPS Communications Team and can be contacted via telephone or email for media consultations.