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PROFESSOR ALESSANDRA LEMMA

Professor Alessandra Lemma is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst and Fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society. She has worked in the NHS for over 25 years specializing in the treatment of adults and adolescents. She is Co-Director of the Young People Therapy and Consultation Service at the Queen Anne Street Practice.

Besides her training in long-term psychoanalytic interventions, she is also experienced in a range of brief evidence-based psychological interventions such as Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), one of the NICE approved therapies for the treatment of depression, and Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT), a 16 session psychodynamic intervention for the treatment of anxiety and depression, which she has developed with colleagues and is now offered in the NHS.

Alongside her private practice she continues to be Professor of Psychological Therapies at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust and Essex Unversity. She is also the Clinical Director of the Psychological Interventions Research Centre at University College London (UCL) and Visiting Professor, Psychoanalysis Unit, University College London and Visiting Professor, Istituto Winnicott, Sapienza University of Rome and “Centro Winnicot”, Rome.  She is the Editor of the New Library of Psychoanalysis book series (Routledge) and one of the regional Editors for the International Journal of Psychoanalysis.  She has published extensively on psychoanalysis, body image disturbances, sexuality and trauma.

alessandralemma@queenannestreetpractice.com