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A private London clinic integrating psychiatry and psychology

Psychologists and Psychotherapists

Dr Veronica Ranieri
DClinPsy, PhD

Dr Ranieri is able to undertake treatment in English and Italian.

Clinical interests

  • Anxiety including health anxiety, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic
  • Childhood adversity
  • Depression, including affective and mood disorders
  • Low self-esteem
  • Occupational mental health issues, anger, work-related stress
  • Perinatal depression and anxiety
  • Personality issues
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Stress including traumatic stress, adjustment disorders
  • University / college student mental health
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  • Dr Ranieri charges £200 for an hour’s appointment.
  • For self-pay appointments, the Clinic generally requires payment at the time of making a booking.
  • Dr Ranieri is registered with AVIVA, AXA, Vitality, GeoBlue and CISI. Her registration with WPA and Cigna are pending and subject to being accepted. She not eligible for BUPA registration at present.
  • Cancellations made within 48 hours of the appointment time may still be liable to be charged, at up to 100% of the appointment fee. This will be at your clinician’s discretion.

Dr Veronica Ranieri DClinPsy PhD CPsychol is a compassionate HCPC-accredited and chartered Clinical Psychologist who is committed to helping her clients achieve their goals and live happier, healthier lives.

She completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology at University College Dublin and went on to pursue an MA in Cognitive Science and an MSc in Applied Psychology. She then earned a PhD at Trinity College Dublin before pursuing a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at University College London.

Dr Ranieri takes a personalised approach to treatment, tailoring her interventions to meet the unique needs of each individual. Her clinical practice integrates evidence-based therapeutic modalities such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with relational and systemic approaches. She has experience in adult mental health care, children and adolescent mental health care, community learning disability and adult sexual health both in the UK and Ireland. She helps adults with a range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, and relationship difficulties. At present, she also works in an organisational psychology setting providing assessments and therapy to employees of various private corporations.

She is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest research and developments in mental health. She holds an honorary senior research fellow position at University College London. Her research focuses primarily on perceived coercion and ethics, both in relation to mental health admissions and within the context of pandemics. Her other research interests span from understanding the psychological implications of living with rare health conditions or identity-related distress to supporting postdoctoral clinical academic career progression. She is a research advisor to the Surgical and Interventional Trials Unit at University College London where she is a collaborator in multiple funded studies. For a list of her publications, please visit here: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Veronica-Ranieri/research


University College Dublin, Ireland

  • BA (Hons) Psychology, 2005-2008

University College Dublin, Ireland

  • MA (Hons) Cognitive Science, 2008-2009

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

  • MSc (Distinction) Applied Psychology, 2009-2010

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

  • Doctor of Philosophy, PhD Psychology, 2011-2014

University College London, UK

  • Research Associate, 2014-2018

Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  • Assistant Psychologist/Research Coordinator, 2018-2019

University College London, UK

  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology, DClinPsy, 2019-2023

University College London, UK

  • Honorary Senior Research Fellow, 2022-present

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