The Practice at The Angel Islington

Sue Gellhorn

Sue Gellhorn

Sue Gellhorn is a clinical psychologist with over 30 years' experience in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings in the NHS and for over 10 years in private practice in Islington. She works using psychodynamic psychotherapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and Parent Infant Psychotherapy (PIP) approaches. She works with individual adults, most commonly for difficulties with anxiety and depression.

She often works with people at times of life-stage transitions, including pregnancy and new parenthood, bereavement, achieving independence in young adulthood, and retirement.

Sue has a special interest in maternal mental health and is a qualified Parent Infant Psychotherapist. For this work she sees mothers together with their babies in therapy.Sue has published a book on Maternal Mental Health for frontline maternity care practitioners: Postnatal Depression and Maternal Mental Health: A Handbook for Frontline Caregivers Working with Women with Perinatal Mental Health Difficulties.

She is a chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She is an approved mental health practitioner with the private health care provider AXA Health.

Sue can be contacted by e-mail at and by phone on 0797 089 6069.