Anna Collins trained at City University in London and was awarded a Masters in Health Psychology in 2002 and a Doctorate in Health Psychology (DPsych) in 2005.

Over the past 16 years Anna has worked within private and public sector organisations, providing support to employees and recommending methods to optimise occupational health and productivity. Anna has also worked for various organisations providing individual and group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to individuals suffering from a variety of mental health conditions.

Over the past 8 years, Anna has built up a successful private practice and sees clients at The Psychology Clinic in Farnham and at Esher Groves Private Clinic. Her main therapeutic approaches are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). Anna has a special interest in trauma-related condtions and PTSD and in anxiety and the associated disorders.

Qualifications

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Training Part I, II and III, 2015. Approved by EMDR International Association and by EMDR Europe Association.
Doctorate in Health Psychology (DPsych), 2005, City University, London.
Masters of Science in Health Psychology (MSc), 2002, City University, London.
Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology, 2000, International Therapy Examination Council.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology (BSc Hons), 1997, Plymouth University.

Professional Membership

Member of the British Psychological Society since 2004 (Membership no. 132419).
Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society since 2012 (Membership no. 132419).
Member of the Division of Health Psychology since 2004.
Member of the Health and Care Professions Council (Registration no. PYL04652).
Member of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science.

Publications

Work and Health 373-392 in Second Edition Health Psychology Theory, Research and Practice, Marks, Murray, Evans, Willig, Woodall and Sykes. Sage