Eating Disorders Counselling in Leicester

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Emma Crocker Counselling
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Sometimes it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what’s wrong. Or, you may know what’s wrong, but not necessarily how to go about changing it. Everyone is different, and I utilise my skills and training to approach counselling in a collaborative way. I provide a non-judgemental, safe, confidential, therapeutic space where we can better understand what’s going on for you and explore ways to create or restore balance in your life. A great deal of my practice is focused on relationships (with ourselves and others- including our relationships with the things and people we turn to- substances, eating disorders, self- harm etc).
Sometimes it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what’s wrong. Or, you may know what’s wrong, but not necessarily how to go about changing it. Everyone is different, and I utilise my skills and training to approach counselling in a collaborative way. I provide a non-judgemental, safe, confidential, therapeutic space where we can better understand what’s going on for you and explore ways to create or restore balance in your life. A great deal of my practice is focused on relationships (with ourselves and others- including our relationships with the things and people we turn to- substances, eating disorders, self- harm etc).
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Chris Parker
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
I work with clients with a variety of issues, including trauma, shame, guilt, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, EUPD, both male and female child and adult abuse, PTSD and many others.
Hi I'm Chris and based in Leicester. I'm an accredited Member of the BACP. At Leicester Therapy if you are struggling with something in your life at the moment and want to take that first step towards change I am here to help you. My priority is to provide you with a safe, confidential space and to support you through the whole process. As a humanistic therapist I practice in a non-judgemental, ethical, structured way and can help you to develop your solutions that will help you change and grow. I work from Office 5 above Leicester Coffee House Company, 110 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DL
I work with clients with a variety of issues, including trauma, shame, guilt, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, EUPD, both male and female child and adult abuse, PTSD and many others.
Hi I'm Chris and based in Leicester. I'm an accredited Member of the BACP. At Leicester Therapy if you are struggling with something in your life at the moment and want to take that first step towards change I am here to help you. My priority is to provide you with a safe, confidential space and to support you through the whole process. As a humanistic therapist I practice in a non-judgemental, ethical, structured way and can help you to develop your solutions that will help you change and grow. I work from Office 5 above Leicester Coffee House Company, 110 Granby Street Leicester LE1 1DL
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Garry Rollins
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE4
I work with clients with a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addictions, emotional disregulation, child abuse issues, PTSD, and so many others.
Hello. I am a trained and qualified therapist and counsellor, working within a whole range of issues, especially focusing on clients with hard to address issues. My priority is providing a safe, professional and yet friendly service. Whatever issues you have, give me a call and we can talk and I can let you know whether I am honestly able to help.
I work with clients with a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addictions, emotional disregulation, child abuse issues, PTSD, and so many others.
Hello. I am a trained and qualified therapist and counsellor, working within a whole range of issues, especially focusing on clients with hard to address issues. My priority is providing a safe, professional and yet friendly service. Whatever issues you have, give me a call and we can talk and I can let you know whether I am honestly able to help.
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SR Inspiration CBT Practitioner
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Leicester LE3
This therapist prefers to be identified as CBT Practitioner. I aim to work emphatically and collaboratively engage the client. If you are experiencing the following : Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety, Abuse , Bereavement, Depression, Marriage or Relationship breakdown, PTSD, Self-Esteem, Stress , and Eating disorders call this practitioner for help. Don't leave it too late. My therapeutic approach using CBT model provides a short-term, goal focused and highly structured approach to therapeutic Assessment, Stabilisation, Planning, Intervention, Resilience and Evaluation. Call now for help. Do not leave it too late.
This therapist prefers to be identified as CBT Practitioner. I aim to work emphatically and collaboratively engage the client. If you are experiencing the following : Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety, Abuse , Bereavement, Depression, Marriage or Relationship breakdown, PTSD, Self-Esteem, Stress , and Eating disorders call this practitioner for help. Don't leave it too late. My therapeutic approach using CBT model provides a short-term, goal focused and highly structured approach to therapeutic Assessment, Stabilisation, Planning, Intervention, Resilience and Evaluation. Call now for help. Do not leave it too late.
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Kim Thomas
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MHGI
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE1
As a Human Givens therapist I am trained in the most up-to-date evidence-based approach to counselling and psychotherapy. Human Givens therapy is a safe, fast and a highly effective way to make positive changes in life. With years of experience supporting countless clients I provide reliable practical help for a variety of Issues including •Depression/low mood •Panic attacks •Phobias •Low self-esteem •Self-harming •Eating disorders •Poor concentration •Anxiety and Stress •Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) •Addictions (all kinds) •Obsessions (OCD) • Poor Sleep
As a Human Givens therapist I am trained in the most up-to-date evidence-based approach to counselling and psychotherapy. Human Givens therapy is a safe, fast and a highly effective way to make positive changes in life. With years of experience supporting countless clients I provide reliable practical help for a variety of Issues including •Depression/low mood •Panic attacks •Phobias •Low self-esteem •Self-harming •Eating disorders •Poor concentration •Anxiety and Stress •Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) •Addictions (all kinds) •Obsessions (OCD) • Poor Sleep
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Cristina Maria Nemes
Psychologist, MA, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1  (Online Only)
Let's do this together! I am specialised in working with clients who are fighting with Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Addictions, PTSD, eating disorders.
I can help you to become the best version of yourself! I am a highly dedicated Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist, my techniques are a mix of evidence-based treatments – cognitive therapy with mindfulness - integrating self-esteem, self-acceptance, emotional resilience, and self- development to help clients develop their skills to cope with emotional difficulties and changing irrational thinking. I help clients focus on life goals, their well-being, to see life in a more positive way, and to accept negative events and feelings so that they are more prepared for life with an increased sense of well-being.
Let's do this together! I am specialised in working with clients who are fighting with Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Addictions, PTSD, eating disorders.
I can help you to become the best version of yourself! I am a highly dedicated Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist, my techniques are a mix of evidence-based treatments – cognitive therapy with mindfulness - integrating self-esteem, self-acceptance, emotional resilience, and self- development to help clients develop their skills to cope with emotional difficulties and changing irrational thinking. I help clients focus on life goals, their well-being, to see life in a more positive way, and to accept negative events and feelings so that they are more prepared for life with an increased sense of well-being.
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Dr Sarah Lockley Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Leicester LE9
Hi, my name's Sarah and I'm a clinical psychologist. The decision to see a therapist can feel daunting and anxiety provoking. Please be reassured that this is absolutely normal. In a therapy session I will give you my support and the compassion that you may be needing at this time. I would like to help you by first gaining a good understanding of the difficulties that you are facing. Using my expertise (from many years of psychology training and work with clients), my aim would be to work with you to find a way forward that is going to enhance your life and enable you to live a life that feels richer and more fulfilling.
Hi, my name's Sarah and I'm a clinical psychologist. The decision to see a therapist can feel daunting and anxiety provoking. Please be reassured that this is absolutely normal. In a therapy session I will give you my support and the compassion that you may be needing at this time. I would like to help you by first gaining a good understanding of the difficulties that you are facing. Using my expertise (from many years of psychology training and work with clients), my aim would be to work with you to find a way forward that is going to enhance your life and enable you to live a life that feels richer and more fulfilling.
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Kelly Rippin
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE9
Hello, I offer counselling/therapy with the aim to help you find better ways to understand yourself, or to bring about changes. I am able to offer sessions in person from my office in Hinckley or via telephone or video. Counselling is for people that experience all kinds of difficulties that impact on their well being and happiness. We can all face issues around anxiety, relationships, stress, overwhelm, bereavement. In counselling you can explore, gain deeper insight and work on making changes . People regularly say they feel 'lighter' and 'positive' right from their first consultation with me.
Hello, I offer counselling/therapy with the aim to help you find better ways to understand yourself, or to bring about changes. I am able to offer sessions in person from my office in Hinckley or via telephone or video. Counselling is for people that experience all kinds of difficulties that impact on their well being and happiness. We can all face issues around anxiety, relationships, stress, overwhelm, bereavement. In counselling you can explore, gain deeper insight and work on making changes . People regularly say they feel 'lighter' and 'positive' right from their first consultation with me.
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Photo of Sacha Jackson, MBACP Accred, Counsellor
Sacha Jackson
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE1
I provide a safe, confidential and non judgemental environment to explore emotional difficulties which may be causing distress or imbalance. I have been providing face to face Counselling for over 13 years and hold BACP Accreditation. I have experience of working with a variety of issues including sexuality, bereavement, gender identity, abuse, and depression to name some.
I provide a safe, confidential and non judgemental environment to explore emotional difficulties which may be causing distress or imbalance. I have been providing face to face Counselling for over 13 years and hold BACP Accreditation. I have experience of working with a variety of issues including sexuality, bereavement, gender identity, abuse, and depression to name some.
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Photo of undefined - Cara Cramp, MBACP at Freedom Creative Arts Therapy, MA, Psychotherapist
Cara Cramp, MBACP at Freedom Creative Arts Therapy
Psychotherapist, MA
Verified Verified
Leicester LE9
Hello, my name is Cara, I’m a Creative Arts Therapist and a qualified Clinical Supervisor. Maybe your child/teenager is acting out and you just don’t know what to do next, maybe they’ve been through a difficult experience recently or in the past and need some help processing what happened to them. I’ve worked with many children and I want to be able to offer your child a safe and confidential environment to explore what is going on for them right now They can then begin to feel better about themselves and continue to have the positive experiences from life that they deserve.
Hello, my name is Cara, I’m a Creative Arts Therapist and a qualified Clinical Supervisor. Maybe your child/teenager is acting out and you just don’t know what to do next, maybe they’ve been through a difficult experience recently or in the past and need some help processing what happened to them. I’ve worked with many children and I want to be able to offer your child a safe and confidential environment to explore what is going on for them right now They can then begin to feel better about themselves and continue to have the positive experiences from life that they deserve.
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Jenny Collard
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE1
Hi, I am Practice Director, Psychotherapist & DBT Service Lead at Rutland House Counselling and Psychotherapy Ltd (RHCP), a private therapy service based in the heart of Leicester city. I offer private therapy myself, however RHCP hosts a team of practitioners offering tailor-made therapy for Adults, Families, Couples and Businesses in a comfortable location . If you are looking for private therapy but are overwhelmed by the choices available we would be very happy to offer an assessment with a senior therapist who will make recommendations for you.
Hi, I am Practice Director, Psychotherapist & DBT Service Lead at Rutland House Counselling and Psychotherapy Ltd (RHCP), a private therapy service based in the heart of Leicester city. I offer private therapy myself, however RHCP hosts a team of practitioners offering tailor-made therapy for Adults, Families, Couples and Businesses in a comfortable location . If you are looking for private therapy but are overwhelmed by the choices available we would be very happy to offer an assessment with a senior therapist who will make recommendations for you.
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Oksana Mykolyszyn-Wright
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE7
Hi, I’m Oksana and I am a BACP registered counsellor based in Rothley, Leicestershire. Life can come with a number of challenges and circumstances that can make you feel all kinds of different feelings, both emotional and physical. When you go through these times, you may want to talk things through with someone who will hear and understand things from your point of view, knowing all that you feel is valid.
Hi, I’m Oksana and I am a BACP registered counsellor based in Rothley, Leicestershire. Life can come with a number of challenges and circumstances that can make you feel all kinds of different feelings, both emotional and physical. When you go through these times, you may want to talk things through with someone who will hear and understand things from your point of view, knowing all that you feel is valid.
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Jo Flynn
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE1
If you are reading this I wonder if life feels difficult at the moment. Perhaps you are feeling anxious, depressed, living with the distress of uncertainty? Finding it difficult to let go of control, of perfectionism, feeling vulnerable or struggling with living in a ‘never enough’ world? Is this having a negative effect on your relationships, or are you struggling to understand traumatic events in your past, and you can no longer soldier on as before? However you may be feeling, it can feel really scary to come and talk to a counsellor. But I respect your courage to reach out, and I will listen to you with warmth and empathy.
If you are reading this I wonder if life feels difficult at the moment. Perhaps you are feeling anxious, depressed, living with the distress of uncertainty? Finding it difficult to let go of control, of perfectionism, feeling vulnerable or struggling with living in a ‘never enough’ world? Is this having a negative effect on your relationships, or are you struggling to understand traumatic events in your past, and you can no longer soldier on as before? However you may be feeling, it can feel really scary to come and talk to a counsellor. But I respect your courage to reach out, and I will listen to you with warmth and empathy.
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Neil Martin
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
If you’re struggling and unsure where to turn, then I might be able to help you. Hello, I’m Neil and I’m a psychotherapeutic counsellor based in the heart of Leicester city. I’ve been a therapist for over 3 years and come with over 25 years of experience working in children and family social care. From this, I have gained significant insight into childhood and teenage trauma and its impact later on in life on how we see ourselves, how we see the world and how we behave in relationships with others.
If you’re struggling and unsure where to turn, then I might be able to help you. Hello, I’m Neil and I’m a psychotherapeutic counsellor based in the heart of Leicester city. I’ve been a therapist for over 3 years and come with over 25 years of experience working in children and family social care. From this, I have gained significant insight into childhood and teenage trauma and its impact later on in life on how we see ourselves, how we see the world and how we behave in relationships with others.
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AGS Counselling Services Limited
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE8
I am experienced and compassionate and have been working as a therapist for nearly 20 years. I work to a high standard of professional ethics and I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I practice according to their code of professional ethics and practice.
I am experienced and compassionate and have been working as a therapist for nearly 20 years. I work to a high standard of professional ethics and I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I practice according to their code of professional ethics and practice.
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Rick Hall
Psychotherapist, BACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE2
Our relationship is key. I aim to get to know you over time, but for now, here's a bit about me so you can decide whether to make contact. My practice - www.blokecounselling.com - is for anyone who finds it easier to talk with a bloke. It also describes my style: straight-talking and free from buzzwords. Together, we can explore / understand what’s happened to you and the impact this might have had (rather than be told what’s 'wrong' with you). I've worked in The City (with lots of time in former Soviet Union) and was once described as a corporate, rugby-playing, beer-swilling pig. There's clearly a gentler side to me though.
Our relationship is key. I aim to get to know you over time, but for now, here's a bit about me so you can decide whether to make contact. My practice - www.blokecounselling.com - is for anyone who finds it easier to talk with a bloke. It also describes my style: straight-talking and free from buzzwords. Together, we can explore / understand what’s happened to you and the impact this might have had (rather than be told what’s 'wrong' with you). I've worked in The City (with lots of time in former Soviet Union) and was once described as a corporate, rugby-playing, beer-swilling pig. There's clearly a gentler side to me though.
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Photo of Karpal Kaur, MBACP, Counsellor
Karpal Kaur
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE1  (Online Only)
You have already taken the very first step to reach out and help yourself - that is brave. I know it can feel daunting to reach out for help but by working together I can provide that space in a safe, and confidential environment to explore these issues. Is it because nothing is making sense anymore? Feelings of anxiety now have its strongholds and nothing feels certain either, only this deep sinking feeling of dread! There maybe many reasons for accessing counselling and I am mindful that everyone has a story. I am also aware that there can be stigma attached in seeking emotional support.
You have already taken the very first step to reach out and help yourself - that is brave. I know it can feel daunting to reach out for help but by working together I can provide that space in a safe, and confidential environment to explore these issues. Is it because nothing is making sense anymore? Feelings of anxiety now have its strongholds and nothing feels certain either, only this deep sinking feeling of dread! There maybe many reasons for accessing counselling and I am mindful that everyone has a story. I am also aware that there can be stigma attached in seeking emotional support.
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Richard Murray
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE4
It can be really tough to actually talk about what is going on for you. Sometimes we feel shame or fear at the prospect of sharing these feelings. Sometimes there just aren't words for those feelings. I offer a space in which whatever you wish to talk about is fine. I am not easily shocked! Our time spent together will involve creating a safe space in which you can explore whatever it is that you want or need. I like to hold a space where I embrace that everybody is unique and that nobody is "perfect." I also understand the drive to achieve that perfection and how difficult it can be balancing the two.
It can be really tough to actually talk about what is going on for you. Sometimes we feel shame or fear at the prospect of sharing these feelings. Sometimes there just aren't words for those feelings. I offer a space in which whatever you wish to talk about is fine. I am not easily shocked! Our time spent together will involve creating a safe space in which you can explore whatever it is that you want or need. I like to hold a space where I embrace that everybody is unique and that nobody is "perfect." I also understand the drive to achieve that perfection and how difficult it can be balancing the two.
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Letitia Daniel
MA
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
No matter what you wish to explore I offer an open and confidential service that provides my clients with the utmost safety, professionalism and care. As I work from a creative expressive model I use creative techniques to allow my clients to be distanced from experiences or memories they may find difficulty accessing but know they want to explore. My goal is to help you achieve your goals, this is your therapy I am the facilitator who will offer you a safe space, guidance and support.
No matter what you wish to explore I offer an open and confidential service that provides my clients with the utmost safety, professionalism and care. As I work from a creative expressive model I use creative techniques to allow my clients to be distanced from experiences or memories they may find difficulty accessing but know they want to explore. My goal is to help you achieve your goals, this is your therapy I am the facilitator who will offer you a safe space, guidance and support.
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Jasmine Patel
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Leicester LE8  (Online Only)
I’m a Counselling Psychologist with a wide range of experience in a variety of healthcare settings such as the NHS, Charities & Private Hospitals. I have extensive experience working in both primary and secondary care settings including Secondary Schools, Universities, Drug & Alcohol Services, Trauma Services and in Forensic Settings. I have experience working with young people and adults presenting with a wide range of difficulties such as depression, anxiety, eating disorder, personality disorder, drug addiction and relationship difficulties. I offer individual, group, family & couples therapy.
I’m a Counselling Psychologist with a wide range of experience in a variety of healthcare settings such as the NHS, Charities & Private Hospitals. I have extensive experience working in both primary and secondary care settings including Secondary Schools, Universities, Drug & Alcohol Services, Trauma Services and in Forensic Settings. I have experience working with young people and adults presenting with a wide range of difficulties such as depression, anxiety, eating disorder, personality disorder, drug addiction and relationship difficulties. I offer individual, group, family & couples therapy.
0116 478 6732 View 0116 478 6732

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Eating Disorders Counsellors

What happens in therapy for eating disorders?

In therapy for eating disorders, patients typically describe their eating and exercise behaviours, their patterns of eating in relation to stress, their beliefs about their body, the ways their eating behaviour affects their relationships, and their desire (or lack of it) to change. Such information helps the therapist understand the origins of the disorder and the role it plays in the patient’s life, important for guiding treatment. Attitudes and feelings about food and eating, body weight, and physical appearance are common topics of discussion throughout treatment.

What therapy types help with eating disorders?

Once any acute medical or psychiatric emergency is resolved, psychoactive medication is often prescribed, requiring the supervision of a psychiatrist. In addition, patients receive some form of nutritional counselling along with one or more forms of psychotherapy. For adolescents, family-based treatment is empirically validated and considered the first line of treatment; parents and their children meet weekly with a clinician as the adults are coached on how to nourish and psychologically support the young patient. Adults typically receive some form of individual psychotherapy, intended to resolve the cognitive and behavioural disturbances that underlie the disorder and to relieve the mood disturbances that accompany it. In addition, patients may also be helped by group therapy.

What is the goal of therapy for eating disorders?

The most immediate goal of treatment for eating disorders is to save the life of people who are on a path of starving themselves to death or engaging in eating patterns that are doing irreparable physical harm to their body. Once the acute medical danger is past, therapy is required to understand the nature of the disordered eating and/or exercise patterns, establish healthy eating behaviour, and to tackle the many erroneous beliefs and distorted self-perceptions that underlie eating disorders and continue to pose a threat to health and life. Therapy also addresses the impaired mood that not only accompanies eating disorders but intensifies the danger to health and life.

What are the limitations of therapy for eating disorders?

Therapy can be very helpful for eating disorders—but that can happen only after people recognise they have a condition that must be treated. Especially with anorexia, the distortions in self-image that accompany the disorder can keep people from acknowledging they have a problem. Individuals may in fact see their eating disorder as a badge of self-control. Those with binge-eating disorder may feel too ashamed to seek help. Therapy cannot help those who do not avail themselves of it.

How long does therapy last for eating disorders?

Because of their complexity, recovery from eating disorders is usually a long-term process—measured in months and years— often marked by setbacks and relapse. Some form of help, such as individual or group therapy, may be advisable for much of that time. It is a general rule of thumb that the longer the illness has endured and the dysregulated eating behaviour has taken root, the longer treatment is likely to be needed.