Dr. Anna Grazia Lecca

Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Head of Adult Clinical Psychology Department

Dr. Anna Grazia Lecca is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Behavioral Mental Health Practitioner with a strong professional training in Italy and in the UK and a constant professional and personal development.

Her wide and international experience of more than 25 years in mental health, psychiatric wards, forensic, penitentiary and clinical settings, combined with her fascinating passion for this field and her deep engagement with clients allow her to understand the essential core of their problems at the very early stages of the therapy and deliver tailored, focused and effective clinical interventions based on research literature and informed by outstanding clinical practice and high commitment to ethical values.

Dr Anna Grazia Lecca integrates different therapeutic methodologies in a holistic perspective of the treatment approach; she helps her clients to harmonize their challenging situations balancing their emotions with insightful thoughts, and enhancing the understanding of their experiences in their spiritual dimension.

Dr Anna Grazia Lecca works towards achieving a steady emotional balance and a progressive life transformation in a gentle process that focuses on the energy of acceptance and compassion and on the power of forgiveness and love.


Core Competencies

  • Mild to severe mental illnesses
  • Stress reaction and adjustment disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorders
  • Anxiety and panic attack
  • Anxiety in social situations
  • Separation anxiety
  • Obsessive compulsive disorders
  • Low mood, social withdrawal and depression
  • Schizophrenia and other Psychotic disorders
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Borderline personality disorders
  • Hoarding disorders
  • Hair-pulling and Skin picking disorders
  • Oppositional defiant and Conduct disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders, Procrastination
  • Guilt, Fears, embarrassment and anger issues
  • Detachment, avoidance, lack of empathy
  • Suspiciousness, Manipulation, Victimization
  • Lack of assertiveness, poor boundaries
  • Grief, loss and Traumatic bereavement
  • Risky behaviors and Antisocial behavior
  • Emotional and sexual abuse
  • Substance abuse, Alcohol misuse
  • Gambling, Technology addiction
  • Sex Addiction and Pornography
  • Gender and Identity issues
  • Self-Harm, Mutilation, Suicidal thoughts
  • Self-esteem and self-worth struggles
  • Body weight and body shape issues
  • Self and body image, physical appearance issues
  • Anorexia, Bulimia nervosa, Binge eating
  • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder
  • Family conflicts, Domestic violence
  • Fear of commitment and Infidelity issues
  • Marital separation, divorce and relocation


Qualifications and memberships:

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology (UK)
  • Master Degree in Clinical Criminology and Forensic Psychology (Italy)
  • First Honors Degree in Psychology (Italy)
  • First Honors Degree in Behavioral Mental Health (Italy)



  • English
  • Italian
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