Dr Mark Alexander Turner

Dr Mark Alexander Turner

Psychology 30048883

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Specialises in

  • Applied Relaxation
  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT


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

About me

Dr Mark Turner is a hardworking and caring Clinical Psychologist at St Johns Institute of Dermatology, Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust in London. He dedicates his NHS direct clinical care and private professional services to specialist psychology appointments for patients with hair and skin conditions and other reasons for attending dermatology.

After achieving a BSc with Honours First Class Degree and Masters Degree with Distinction he completed his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London in 2012. Dr Mark Turner then pioneered the use of psychology in general and medical dermatology at St Johns in collaboration with colleagues.

Dr Turners approach to psychological assessment and therapy is safe, supportive, and effective. It is research evidence-based and integrates: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) including skills in mindfulness-based interventions, self-compassion, and habit reversal, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Re-Processing (EMDR). He helps his clients meet personally meaningful goals and live healthier and more meaningful lives.

Areas of interest

Autoimmune and inflammatory hair and skin conditions for example: acne; eczema/ atopic dermatitis; itch; habitual scratching; psoriasis; hair loss/ alopecia (all forms); hidradenitis suppurativa (HS); pain; pemphigoid; pemphigus; rosacea; urticaria; vitiligo; acne excoriee; skin picking; appearance concerns/ worry about physical attractiveness/ body dissatisfaction; body dysmorphic disorder (BDD); trichotillomania (hair pulling); stress; stigma; anxiety; obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); depression; low self-esteem; needle phobia; sleep problems; weight gain; reliance on smoking

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Pain management
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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

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