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Dr Matteo Ria

Dr Matteo Ria - Senior Clinical Psychologist

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Dr Matteo Ria - Senior Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Matteo Ria is a registered Senior Clinical Psychologist specialised in therapy for depression, anxiety, trauma & PTSD and intimacy.  Dr. Ria offers assessment and treatment services from our Liverpool Clinic, which is conveniently located in central Liverpool, in the business district with ample local parking and only a short walk of Moorfields Station.

His passion is helping people through some of life’s toughest challenges. Dr. Ria combines Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT) and insight oriented psychodynamic therapy to help people feel more grounded, self-reliant, self-assured, and hopeful. His approach helps Clients relieve symptoms and gain new insight. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is effective in that, can help with symptom relief in the short-term. Psychodynamic therapy is also an effective long-term treatment because the gains are long lasting and the effects are cumulative.


His client specialties and services range from performance coaching, to affermative therapy with the LGBTQ+ community, young adults and adults struggling with intimacy, coping with chronic illness, eating disorders, body dysmorphia or being diagnosed with an infectious disease such as HIV. 


Its not always a condition that needs resolving, it may also be if you are needing to find purpose, self-worth, or you are making significant life changes and need support, guidance or just an expert who will understand you.



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Experience has taught Dr. Ria that therapy should be a highly personalized, collaborative, authentic, and rewarding experience. It should also be an active process where both the therapist and client are both participating in thinking deeply about life and the choices ahead of us. Dr. Ria holds a positive regard for each of his clients, and he will work with you as you make subtle changes in your thoughts and actions so that you can reshape your experience. Having positive expectations for his clients in this way, and the work they do together, promotes growth and fosters personal transformation.


To learn more about his style and practice, or to book an initial consultation/assessment appointment please explore this online resource or contact him today. Book a consultation with Dr Matteo Ria, you are in the very best hands.


My Professional Profile:



Adult & paediatric psychology for individuals, couples & families using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), insight-oriented psychodynamic therapy, psycho-dynamic therapy and insight-oriented psychodynamic therapy techniques.

Key interests

  • Acceptance Therapeutic Groups
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Dismorphia
  • Eating disorders
  • Infectious diseases (inc. HIV and Lymes Disease)
  • Medico legal cases / reports
  • Post-natal depression
  • Post-stroke/heart attach/major health issues
  • STD/GUM counselling (inc. Infectious Disease)
  • Substance misuse
  • Transitional clinic – (inc. sex change, gender neutral, non-binary)
NHS Post Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals - Highly Specialist Senior Clinical Psychologist (CFS, HIV & Cancer Psychology and Palliative Care)


Senior Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Appointments available for

Available to see patients in Liverpool City Centre (see location here)

Contact for appointments

Booking Coordinator's: 03300 58 44 55 or email


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To learn more about his style and practice, or to book an initial consultation/assessment appointment with Dr Matteo Ria, please contact us on 03300 58 44 55, email us on or contact us online using the form at the top of the page.

No NHS referral is needed to see a consultant psychologist at Pall Mall Medical. We offer a call and book service for all specialists, with self-pay pricing and all appointments being completely discreet and confidential. NO information is shared with the NHS or anybody without your consent.