Dr Bahir Kaan Altan

Dr Bahir Kaan Altan

Psychology 30048767


  • Fee assured
Fee assured

Specialises in

  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Trauma focused CBT


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Kaan Altan is a clinical psychologist, accredited cognitive behavioural psychotherapist, and EMDR therapist with over fourteen years of experience working in the NHS. During that time, he has supported individuals across the lifespan (children, adolescents, and adults), couples, and families. In addition, he has worked in various mental health settings, including primary care (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies services), inpatient settings, forensic mental health services, and community mental health teams.

Dr Altan currently works in a primary care mental health service within the NHS as a senior clinical psychologist in inner London, supporting adults who experience complex mental health problems. Many of the clients Dr Altan works with have experienced multiple traumas. He also provides specialist psychological assessment and therapy for adults with a range of difficulties, including anxiety disorders (such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Panic, Social Anxiety, Health Anxiety, phobias), low mood and depression, low self-esteem, stress, and personality disorders.

In his therapeutic work, Dr Altan uses a range of psychological approaches, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and EMDR to help people move closer towards the life they want. Dr Altan has also recently undertaken specialist training in Family Intervention for Psychosis at the Institute of Psychiatry for the treatment of psychosis.

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Procedures completed

  • AB076

    Psychology session - remote - (>50)

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

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