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Dr Bano Hassan

Clinical Psychologist
DClinPsy, MSc, BSC (Hons)
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What I can help with

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Social Anxiety
  • Panic
  • Other Anxiety Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Health Anxiety
  • Sleep
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Self-esteem
  • Eating disorders
  • Perfectionism
  • Personality disorders
  • Relationships
  • Anger
  • ADHD
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Acute Health Conditions
  • Long term health conditions
  • Parenting
  • Mindfulness and Stress
  • Grief and Bereavement

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety Disorders and Depression
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
  • Mindfulness Stress Reduction
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Therapy
  • Integrated Psychological Therapy
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • Person Centred Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Cognitive Analytical Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy


Bano endeavors to work collaboratively with client’s to alleviate psychological difficulties, meet their goals, help them develop effective coping strategies and maintain progress after therapy is completed. Bano’s diverse background has provided her with the awareness and sensitivity of taking into consideration the client’s cultural, religious and ethnic background whilst providing evidence based interventions.


Bano completed her clinical psychological training from University College London (UCL) and worked in the NHS for 15 years. She has experience of working with clients across the life span for a variety of psychological, neurological and neurodevelopment conditions. Some of the difficulties that she has treated and provided psychoeducation/ management for include: depression, anxiety disorders, phobias, low self-esteem, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, stress management, personality disorder, interpersonal/ emotion regulation issues, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD, Autism, Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia . Bano specialises in providing Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) which she applies to a range of disorders. Furthermore she is trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT).

Specialist interests and additional qualifications

Additional qualifications -

Mary Seacole Leadership Program British Psychological Society Undergraduate Award Adult Asperger Assessment Tool trained Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule trained