Damian McCann

Contact Details

London, W1


Please note that I also have a practice in Hertfordshire.

Fees & Charges

I have over twenty years experience of working therapeutically with couples, individuals and families. I have a specialism in working with gay and lesbian couples presenting with a range of issues, and do both short and long-term work.

I offer an initial consultation as a basis for deciding how best to proceed.

I charge £90 per hour.



My clients

Gender & Sexual Minorities Experienced:
Age ranges:
Seniors (60+)
Young Adults (16-24)
Relationship Styles:
Friend and Family members

About me

After qualifying as a Social Worker in 1983, I then worked for the next six years in adult and child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health.

I qualified with a masters in Systemic Psychotherapy in 1991 and later obtained the Advanced Supervisor's award. I am a member of the Association for Family & Systemic Therapy.

I currently hold a Consultant Family & Systemic Psychotherapy post within the NHS and am also employed as a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist working with couples.

I have a private practice in Hertfordshire and London, where I work with individuals, couples and families. In addition, I offer supervision to a range of practitioners.

I am an Advanced Clinical Associate with Pink Therapy.

Sexual & Gender Identity:
Gay - Male

Experience and approach

Specific experience and training:

I am a qualified and experienced Systemic Psychotherapist who works with couples, families and individuals. As a qualified supervisor, I also offer individual and group supervision and consultations. 

I am currently in the final stages of a professional training in couple psychoanalytic psychotherapy, undertaken to supplement and expand my thinking and practice in the work I undertake with couples.

Therapies Practiced:
Psychotherapy, Supervision/Consultation.
Specialisms and interests:

Over the past twenty five years, I have developed a particular expertise in working with gender and sexual minority couples and families presenting with a range of difficulties, i.e. communication difficulties, sexual difficulties, lesbian and gay parenting issues, concerns relating to 'coming out', high conflict within couple and family relationships, etc. Essentially, I am open to thinking with individuals, couples and families about their concerns and agreeing a way forward.

Theoretical approach:
Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Psychodynamic, Relational, Systemic.
Ethical Framework:
Constituent of UKCP.


Accredited Advanced Sexual Minority Therapist
(Jan 2011)
Advanced Training in Supervision
institute of Family Therapy (Jan 1980)
Master of Science in Family Therapy
University of London (Aug 1991)

Issues and problems I can help with:


Damian Mc Cann


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