About Steven

At the core of Steven’s therapeutic style is tailoring psychological therapy to each client’s unique needs to create a safe and welcoming space that facilitates positive and meaningful change.

State of Mind - Steve Mahan

Dr Steven Mahan, Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Dr Steven Mahan completed his BSc (Hons) Psychology at the University of Plymouth with first class honours. He then completed his MSc in Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol, and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Exeter. Dr Mahan has extensive experience in varied areas of clinical psychology, specialising in adult mental health, neuropsychology, and health psychology. He has worked with clients of all ages with a wide range of emotional difficulties including depression, anxiety, panic attacks, personality disorders, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, eating disorders, work-related stress, health anxiety, substance misuse, and sleep disorders

In addition to leading State of Mind Psychology Services, Steven also works with The Chelsea Psychology Clinic, which is one of the leading private psychological therapy services in London. He also works closely with My Online Therapy, which is a platform specialising in offering online therapy.

Professional interests

Dr Mahan has extensive experience working with clients with mood difficulties, relationship and interpersonal difficulties, and those struggling to come to terms with a sudden and unexpected life event. He has a special interest in long-term, complex health conditions, medically unexplained symptoms and their associated mental health difficulties. He also has comprehensive experience working with clients who have complex relationships with food, eating, and obesity, and has supported many clients in achieving and maintaining weight loss.

Dr Mahan is trained in multiple models of evidence-based psychological therapy and is skilled in tailoring psychological therapy to each individual client’s unique needs, presentations, abilities, and experiences to offer bespoke treatment. He has expertise in delivering several specialist approaches, including Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Systemic couple’s and family therapy, Schema therapy and mindfulness-based approaches. Dr Mahan is committed to offering evidence-based treatment online and has worked with many clients using online platforms such as Skype and FaceTime.


Professional Registrations and Memberships

  • Registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (Registration No: PYL 32248)
  • Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society
  • Full Member of Division of Clinical Psychology of the British Psychological Society
  • Affiliate Member of the Division of Health Psychology of the British Psychological Society
  • Affiliate Member of the Division of Neuropsychology of the British Psychological Society
  • Member of the Special Group for Independent Practitioners of the British Psychological Society


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