Alison Lane

CPsychol, AFBPsS, MSc, BA (Hons)

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist working in Esher and Guildford, Surrey & Petersfield in Hampshire. I can offer daytime, evenings and Saturday morning appointments. I am registered with most health insurance providers (see Terms and Conditions page). Call for an initial discussion to see if I am the right person to work with you.

I help people with

  • Mood difficulties (e.g. low mood, depression)

  • Anxiety disorders (e.g. general or health anxiety), stress, worry

  • Sexual health and functioning (e.g. difficulties with arousal, sexual satisfaction, sexual pain, sexual assault)

  • Concerns about compulsive sexual behaviours

  • Pain management

  • Health anxiety and issues

  • Social anxiety, confidence building, low self-esteem

  • Phobias, OCD, intrusive thinking

  • Relationship difficulties

  • Trauma

  • Bereavement

About me

I am passionate about helping people to make sense of their difficulties so they can work towards valued and meaningful changes. I will listen with empathy and without judgement to help you identify a way forward. My role starts with ensuring you feel safe and understood so we can begin to explore what challenges you.

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Clinical Experience

Qualifying in 1992 I have worked across a range of different specialities and services. I have specialist training and experience working in pain management, sexual health, neuropsychology and chronic fatigue syndrome. Whilst I have wide-ranging expertise helping individuals manage the psychological and emotional challenges that accompany chronic and physical health conditions, I am also able to help those with purely psychological difficulties. I will help you explore, understand and improve your psychological well-being.


Clinical Psychology explained

Clinical Psychologists have extensive training and are able to assess and treat a range of difficulties drawing on many different models and approaches. Clinical Psychologists have a first degree in Psychology and then after undertaking relevant work experience, complete doctoral level training. Clinical Psychologists work in partnership with you to reduce distress and enhance and promote psychological well-being.