Coping with Illness
Living with illness
Psychological therapy can help us to cope with the effects of cancer and other long term illnesses.
Dr Esther Hansen, Clinical Psychologist
Body image
Body image concerns
Seeking psychological help to address body image concerns can improve quality of life significantly.
Dr Esther Hansen, Clinical Psychologist
Body image
Assessment for surgery
Psychological assessment can be an important part of surgical care.
Dr Esther Hansen, Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Esther Hansen

Dr Esther Hansen

Dr Esther Hansen has over 15 years experience in clinical practice in the public and private sector.  She has extensive experience working with ill-health, injury and surgery and their effect on emotional well-being.

Dr Hansen offers specialist therapy for adults who feel their health or body is having a negative impact on their well-being. She also provides a range of specialist psychological assessments for those seeking medical or surgical treatments, such as risk-reducing mastectomy or cosmetic surgery.

Dr Hansen is fully registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and the British Psychological Society.

Dr Esther Hansen
Dr Esther Hansen

Clinical Psychology Services

Living with illness

Working with you to help you find ways of coping better with your health problems.

Mental health and trauma

Helping you understand your own response to a traumatic event and the symptoms that are troubling you.

Body image

Reduce pre-occupation with concerns about appearance so that it interferes less with day to day life.


Assessment before surgery

Specialist psychological assessment for those seeking cosmetic surgery, risk-reducing surgery or complex surgeries. Ensuring positive outcomes after treatment in both health and emotional well-being.

Royal Free Hospital


Appointments are available in Hampstead, North London and also online. Appointments usually last 50 minutes.

Appointments are available at varied times of the day. If you proceed with a course of psychological treatment then appointments are often at a similar time as your first appointment at regular intervals.


Private Patients, Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street



+44 (0)20 3637 0796


Please use the contact form to ask questions or arrange appointments. Alternatively you can email Please note that data submitted in the contact form and via email will be processed by 3rd parties.

If you wish to discuss personal or sensitive information then you may prefer to call on (0044) 020 3637 0796.

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