Abi Canepa-Anson

Abi Canepa-Anson

Author

Abi Canepa-Anson is a psychotherapist, writer and activist keen to make psychotherapy more accessible to those who need it. She has a particular interest in raising awareness about the stigma around mental health and the effects of racism on black lives. She is a qualified psychodynamic psychotherapist, having undertaken her clinical training with the Westminster Pastoral Foundation (WPF). She also has a Masters in the Psychodynamics of Human Development from Birkbeck University and a postgraduate diploma in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice from Roehampton University. She trained at the Relate Institute in Relationships Counselling, in Psychosexual Therapy at the Tavistock Institute, and at the Institute of Group Analysis as a qualified as a supervisor. Abi has worked in a psychiatric hospital, with a disordered eating unit, as well as in higher education. She now works in private practice offering individual and couple therapy, group work and supervision. She has vast experience working with complex personality types and common conditions such as depression, anxiety and stress related issues, bereavement and loss, adoption, relationships, identity and belonging. In addition to offering therapy and supervision, she has led workshops and taught on postgraduate courses on difference, diversity and inclusion. She is currently working on her first non-fiction book, in a yet to be announced publishing deal.