I am a qualified HCPC Registered Health Psychologist, with expertise in Health Coaching and over 7 years of experience working with patients in the NHS and in private practice.
I offer 1-2-1 sessions to support people to make positive behaviour change to help maintain health and wellbeing. I work holistically to support people who are struggling with the psychological aspects of weight loss including binge eating, poor relationship with food, lapses, irregular eating patterns and routines, and unhelpful thinking patterns around food. I can also support people struggling with sleep, lifestyle, a lack of motivation, taking part in physical activity, mental health and general wellbeing, as well as those at risk of type 2 diabetes / pre-diabetes / diabetes remission or having difficulty with managing or adjusting to type 2 diabetes.
I use the best scientific research and psychological tools with all clients. I integrate person-centred talking therapies, such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I use some of the key evidence-based approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness to deliver bespoke psychological treatment tailored to the individual’s needs.
As a health psychologist, I understand fully that change is a process; an investment with yourself. Creating any new habits and breaking old habits takes time. Engaging in psychological therapy can help people to become aware of where and how they may be feeling ‘stuck’ and/or bring to light the barriers to change. Taking account of the ‘whole self’ and using a holistic approach can help to build the skills and knowledge needed to create healthy habits.
My mission is to empower people to connect the mind and body. I truly believe that we can all find ways to live a healthy and fulfilling life if we have the right support, information and psychological tools needed to help make lasting changes.