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Sandip Anand

Psychologist | Counsellor | Member of the British Psychological Society (GMBPsS)

Phone No. : +91 9840431991

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University of Edinburgh, Scotland (Sep '18 - Sep '19)

Master of Science in Psychology of Mental Health, Award: Merit

Chennai Counselling Services Academy (Jan '20 - Apr '20)

PG Diploma in Counselling and Life Coaching


Founder and Counsellor, Becoming Centre for Mental Health (May '21 - Present)

  • providing counselling services for people with everyday mental health issues

  • manage a blog site and Instagram page providing research-backed information

  • currently curating a mental health program for schools and organisations

Support Practitioner at Carr Gomm (Apr '19 - Feb '20)

  • used a person-centred approach to support vulnerable adults with mental health issues, either living in intensely supported housing services or in the community

  • medication support, financial management, social & emotional support

  • coordinated with NHS (National Health Service, Scotland), mental health officers, and other stakeholders to ensure the delivery and optimization of support plans



  1. Master’s Dissertation, Supervised by Dr Karen Goodall, University of Edinburgh
    ‘Fear of Happiness and Positive Emotion Regulation as Mediators of the Relationship between Adult Attachment and Anxiety’; Conducted Serial Multiple Mediation Analysis using SPSS on quantitative data obtained through an online survey

  2. Bachelor’s dissertation, Supervised by Dr John P. John, NIMHANS, India
    ‘Functional Neuroimaging and Cognition – A Study on Working Memory and Response Inhibition in Schizophrenia’; Conducted a meta-analysis on fMRI data using GingerALE to study working memory and response inhibition in people with schizophrenia



  1. Single Session Therapy (SST) with Prof. Windy Dryden (26 hours)

  2. 6-week Training for Bereavement and Grief Counselling with Dr John Wilson (18 hours)

  3. Pluralistic & Existential Therapy; Relational Depth & Goals in Therapy with Dr Mick Cooper (30 hours)

  4. Trauma-informed Approach to Psychological Interventions with Syam K Ravindran, CORE (12 hours)

  5. Existential therapy with Dr Ernesto Spinelli (4 hours)

  6. Working Successfully with Men in Therapy with James Hawes (6 hours)

  7. Internship in Clinical Psychology with Fortis Healthcare and Sukoon Health (50 hours)



  1. Co-founded ‘F.E.E.L.S., an organization that raised awareness of emotional well-being and mental health through talks, workshops, and art exhibitions (Oct '18 - Jan '20)

  2. Volunteered at Best Buddies (The University of Edinburgh), a non-profit organisation creating opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (Sep '18 - Mar '20)

  3. Member of Students’ Sea Turtle Conservation Network (SSTCN), Chennai (Jan '12 - Present)


  1. Dr Karen Goodall, Dissertation Supervisor and Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

  2. Mrs Gem Harris, Service Manager, Carr Gomm

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