Anna Drescher

Mental Health Professional


Psychology Theories, Mental Health


BSc (Hons), Psychology, Goldsmiths University, MSc in Psychotherapy, University of Queensland


Anna Drescher is a freelance writer specializing in mental health and psychology.

Professional Experience

  • Freelance writer and copyeditor (2021-Present): Research; content, blog and script writing; ghostwriting; editing
  • Private solution-focused hypnotherapist/ therapist (2017-Present): Working with individuals with mental health difficulties using techniques from solution-focused hypnotherapy, mindfulness, yoga/ meditation and cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Assistant Clinical Psychologist at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust (2020-2021): Engaging therapeutically with men diagnosed with personality disorders at HMP Swaleside. Leading on audits and assisting in the design and implementation of a research project on the Offender Personality Disorder Pathway
  • Recovery Officer, Richmond Fellowship Queensland (2018-2019): Supporting the recovery of individuals with severe and enduring mental health conditions in in-patient and community care
  • Co-production and User Involvement Manager, H&F Mind (2016-2017): Implementing and developing H&F Mind’s co-production and user involvement project across two London boroughs
  • Community Recovery Worker, Hestia (2015-2016): Supporting the recovery of individuals through managing and facilitating activity groups in the community
  • Mental Health Assistant, Alpha Hospital (2014): Supporting patients detained under the Mental Health Act (1987) in a psychiatric low-secure hospital


  • Professional copyeditor: Chartered Institute for Editing and Proofreading (2022-Present)
  • Master of Mental Health/ Psychotherapy (Distinction): University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (2018-2020)
  • Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy and Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma: The Clifton Practice, Bristol, England (2016-2017)
  • Teacher of Yoga: International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, Uttarkashi, India (2016)
  • Bachelor of Science Psychology (first-class honors): Goldsmiths University of London, England (2011-2014)