Clinical Psychologist and Director
Doctor Ana is a consultant clinical psychologist and family therapist, with over two decades of experience working with families.
Multi-lingual and culturally adept, she brings to every engagement a dedicated professionalism that inspires confidence, trust and respect. Her deep expertise and experience gives her a personal perspective that is uniquely insightful and helpful, allowing families to feel the difference almost as soon as they begin.
Brief Academic History
2006 - PhD Cum Laudem in Clinical Psychology, Deusto University, Spain
2003 - Training and Consultancy, Management and Leadership in Mental Health Services, Cassel H. london
1996 - Postgraduate Diploma in Family Therapy, Institute of Family Therapy, London
1995 - Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodrama, Sociodrama and Role Play, Howell Centre UK
1993 - Postgraduate Diploma in Sociodrama, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1992 - Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health (MSc), Deusto University
1992 - Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, Deusto University
1987 - Clinical Psychology Degree, Deusto University
Supporting her are a team of highly trained and experienced specialists in their field, including clinical psychologists, family therapists, counsellors, psychiatrists as well as therapeutic practitioners such as speech and language therapists and neurofeedback specialists.
When we do not offer the specific intervention that may best meet your needs, then we will refer you to an appropriate professional. We do not ask you to fit around us: we fit around you.
Senior Assistant Psychologist
Brenda is a Senior Assistant Psychologist with experience in both clinical and organisational settings. She has worked with esteemed organisations such as the NHS, Mind, and Wimbledon Guild. Her training in a psychiatric hospital has further honed her skills in working with individuals facing mental health challenges. Brenda’s understanding of the complexities of mental illness allows her to provide tailored and compassionate support to clients facing a wide range of mental health concerns.
Prior to becoming a therapist, Brenda had a long career as an international lawyer and finance consultant, which informs her clinical practice. For example, her unique blend of clinical and professional experience enables her to provide targeted and effective support to boardrooms, executives and organisations. She understands, and enjoys, high-pressure environments as well as the search for a healthy life balance. Having lived and worked in different countries, Brenda is culturally adept. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.
With her wealth of knowledge, experience and cultural competence, Brenda is an extremely well-rounded therapist, offering clients a safe and supportive space in which to explore their challenges and work towards meaningful growth and healing.
Brief Academic History
University of London, Birkbeck College, London. Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy.
University of Roehampton, London. MSc Psychology (Conversion).
London Business School, Corporate Finance Programme.
University of Illinois College of Law, Urbana – Champaign, USA. Master of Laws (LLM)
CEMA, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Executive Programme in Financial Decisions.
Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bachelor of Laws.
Senior Assistant Clinical Psychologist
Stephanie Kelleher is a Senior Assistant Clinical Psychologist with a background of working in CAMHS and adult Neurodevelopmental teams. She has an Undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Applied Paediatric Neuropsychology. Stephanie provides Neurofeedback therapy within the clinic and is looking to branch out into providing CBT programmes such as Balancing Heart & Mind and providing psychometric testing.
Stephanie has always had an avid interest in Psychology and is hoping to do training for the Clinical Doctorate to further her understanding and contribution in this field. Stephanie’s approach to therapy is empathetic, she has a great love for children and a drive to ensure that they are able to feel supported in their development. Having had experience in CAMHS settings, this has furthered her knowledge and understanding of approaches to support children that are centred on their needs and goals.
BSc in Psychology - University of Keele
MSc in Applied Paediatric Neuropsychology - University College London
Worked in CAMHS and adult Neurodevelopmental teams
Worked in multi-disciplinary teams
Contributed to Autism and ADHD Assessments
Providing Neurofeedback therapy to children and adults
Tara Hoyos-Martinez joined Doctor Ana as the Practice Manager in March 2023. Since joining she is working with Doctor Ana to implement a number of new systems and practice protocols to help the practice grow and each practitioner better deliver their services.
Prior to joining Doctor Ana, she has spent the last 12 years providing business support, having worked within administration, office management, mental health, fitness and customer services for the majority of her career to date. Tara graduated in Biomedical Science, is an active advocate for mental health awareness and a Mental Health First Aider. She has campaigned and fundraised for several mental health charities and teaches Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation in her spare time.