Dr Anastasia Apostolou is a psychiatrist trained in Medical Psychotherapy and General Adult Psychiatry. She has trained as a psychoanalyst and is a member of the British Psychoanalytical Society (Institute of Psychoanalysis). She is practicing as a psychiatrist, psychotherapist and psychoanalyst and is working in the NHS as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Medical Psychotherapy. She is registered with the British Psychoanalytic Council and is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. She specialises in the treatment of a range of clinical problems like depression, anxiety, personality difficulties and traumatic experiences and is experienced in providing assessment, treatment and supervision.

After finishing her medical studies at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, she did her PhD in Neuroscience. She worked in Greece in general medical settings and in Neurology, and trained as a psychiatrist in London at the Charing Cross Training Scheme. She completed her Medical Psychotherapy training at the Maudsley Hospital. There in addition to training in Psychodynamic, Group, Family, Cognitive Behavioural and Mentalisation Based therapies, she developed her interest in teaching and psychotherapy training. She has worked in Primary Care Liaison settings in close collaboration with General Practitioners, the first psychiatrist taking that role local to her borough. She has experience in doing medico-legal work.

Dr Apostolou has worked as the first permanent Liaison Psychiatrist at the Brompton and Harefield Trust, a tertiary centre for heart and lung disease which, in addition to being a rich experience with regards to clinical work, has also informed her understanding and approach to team dynamics. She has a special interest in the psychological aspects of somatic illness and somatic expressions of emotional distress.