Dr Anna Galloway, BA (Hons), MSc, DClinPsy

Dr Anna Galloway is a Clinical Psychologist who works with a range of clients across the life span, in a variety of settings. She has worked clinically within the NHS for over 10 years, specialising in working with those with physical and/or mental health issues in leading hospitals, including UCLH and the Royal Marsden. She currently holds a post at Great Ormond Street Hospital working across a number of specialities, in particular cardiology and critical care.  

Anna’s work draws on a range of therapeutic approaches, including systemic, narrative and psychodynamic therapies, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy. She takes a flexible and integrative approach in order to tailor assessments and interventions to the needs of the client. She is experienced in working with individuals, couples and families.

 

Physical Health

Anna currently works as a Clinical Psychologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital primarily in cardiology, respiratory and critical care. She works with parents, families and children in relation to challenges surrounding their health condition. Prior to this, she worked in oncology and haematology services at two leading hospitals, with adults, children and young people.

She has extensive experience of supporting children and adults with difficulties such as anxiety, distress related to medical procedures, low mood, treatment adherence and impacted quality of life. She has also worked in general paediatrics with children experiencing a range of health difficulties, including those coping with pain and fatigue. Anna has experience of working with women during pregnancy who have physical health conditions or complications in pregnancy. She is also experienced in working with those who have a poor health prognosis and in bereavement work.

Emotional and Mental Health

Anna is experienced in working therapeutically with children, young people and adults experiencing emotional and mental health difficulties. This includes difficulties such as anxieties and phobias, stress, low mood, self-esteem issues, OCD, interpersonal and relationship difficulties, as well as the difficulties that younger children may often face, such as sleep, toileting, and behavioural issues.

Professional Accreditations

Anna is registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Areas of Expertise 

Adults, Young People, Children and Families

  • Anxiety & stress
  • Self-esteem and emotional issues
  • Depression
  • Pain Management
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Cardiology, respiratory illness, oncology
  • Pre- and post-natal difficulties
  • Fertility and pregnancy complications
  • Health and medical procedure anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Sleep problems
  • Post traumatic stress disorder and trauma
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Relationship and interpersonal difficulties
  • Behaviour Management
  • Feeding and Toiletting issues
  • Parenting and family interventions