Director & Psychotherapist
I have a broad base work background that has equipped me with a vast resource of experiences that are invaluable to me as a therapist, enabling greater understanding and effective progress in your therapy.
“I strongly believe that we can only take personal responsibility for our own lives, our actions and our inactions.”
Director & Consultant Psychotherapist
I provide a private professional therapy practice at Life Therapies Clinic offering dedicated treatment for all aspects of Mental Health. I offer a holistic, integrative and individualised treatment approach combining Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy , Neurolinguistic Programming, Cognitive Psychology (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing).
- 07746 567153
Associate - Weight Management Therapist
Shauna is a weight management therapist with over six years experience. She coaches on a weekly basis through one to one sessions at Life Therapies and weekly group sessions and specialises in obesity and binge eating.
- 07968 547456
Roisin Armstrong graduated from the University of Ulster in 1989, she first became fascinated by Kinesiology in the early 1990’s and qualified first as a practitioner in 1997. Following 3 years of study in London she became an acupuncturist in 2004.
- 07770 862637
Teenage & Adolescent Services
Elaine says, “I believe that by bringing together all the elements of myself – my professional knowledge, skills and experience, alongside my warmth and enthusiastic personality, I am able to support and help my clients during difficult and challenging times – to develop a normal relationship with food, their weight, body and emotions, and regain life balance, affect change and build resilience for the future.”
- 07876 455853
Sharon provides specialist expertise in the diagnosis of developmental disorders and neurological differences including autism spectrum disorder (ASD) (accredited in the use of ADOS-2, viewed as ‘the gold standard’ for observational assessment of ASD), Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, AD(H)D, and other neurological differences and has over 20 years’ experience in the field of psychological assessment. Sharon is a Chartered Psychologist.
Eating Disorder & Weight Management - North West & North East areas.
Deborah started her counselling training in 1997 and has been working as a full-time therapist from 2006. She has an extensive range of qualifications and has gained vast experience working with a diverse range of issues, providing services to people of all ages. Through Deborah’s work with clients she developed a growing passion in helping people find comfort with issues around body, shape and weight concerns. She completed training from National Centre for Eating Disorders and has qualified as a Practitioner in Eating Disorders.
Gillian qualified with BSc. (Hons) PGDip. MSc. in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland in 1997. She is registered with The British Dietetic Association (BDA) and the HCPC professional bodies and practices evidence based medicine.
UKCP accredited psychotherapist
Debbie is a UKCP accredited psychotherapist, with a specialism in working with children and adolescents. She obtained a BSc in Psychology from Queens University, Belfast in 2003, and went on to obtain a DipHe in Counselling in 2008 and a PgDip in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy in 2009.
- 07988 723090
EFT Master Practitioner
Susan Reid is an EFT Master Practitioner and Modern Stress management Facilitator; Motivation Therapist and Coach.
- 07739 250612
Lisa de Rijk
UKCP Honorary Fellow and former Chair
Lisa is a UKCP accredited Psychotherapist. Her special interests are in Attachment Disorder and Brief Therapies. Currently studying for her Doctorate in Psychology, Lisa brings a breadth and depth to your training experience.