Dr Anna Goodson studied Psychology at Newcastle University and completed her clinical psychology doctorate at University College London (UCL). She is now a Clinical Psychologist accredited by the HCPC and has worked in mental health in the NHS for 9 years in various roles, trusts and services. Anna’s varied experience in mental health has informed her clinical practice and she takes an integrative clinical approach. Anna has experience in a range of therapeutic modalities but in particular draws upon Cognitive-Behavioural, Narrative and Psychodynamic approaches in her clinical work. She enjoys working with individuals from different backgrounds, of different ages and supporting them with a range of difficulties. In particular Anna has experience in supporting those who struggle with difficulties such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders, self-harm and developmental disorders.
Anna has a particular interest in the mind-body connection and supporting individuals whose problems may have been described as “medically-unexplained”. She has good experience of working within medical settings to support individuals with difficulties such as, rheumatological difficulties, tinnitus, hearing loss, migraines, chronic pain, musculoskeletal difficulties, and health anxiety.
Outside of work Anna enjoys spending time with her young family and catching up with friends. She enjoys being active outdoors, BBQs and spending time in the countryside.