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Dr Sukie Bilkhu

less than 24 hours

Age Range

7 - 70

Types of Service

HCPC registered clinical psychologist


Anorexia Nervosa
Binge Eating Disorder
Bulimia Nervosa
Comorbidity (EDs and other MH conditions)
Rumination Disorder

Types of Treatment

Family interventions focused on eating disorders Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Group/Peer Support Guided self-help Focal Psychodynamic Therapy (FTP) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Modified Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Other

Delivery Methods

In Person Online Telephone
Sukie is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist working in a local NHS Community All Age Eating Disorders Service and in Private Practice. She is a freelance clinical associate trainer delivering the skills-based courses for BEAT such as Developing Dolphins and Raising Resilience. Sukie has worked in a range of Mental Health Services, for children, young people and adults, for over 20 years and went on to specialize in the field of Eating Disorders in the last seven years. She is trained in a number of specialized psychological therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Family Based Treatment (FBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). Sukie is passionate about improving the care of people struggling with co-occurring difficulties alongside eating disorders, such as trauma, self-harm, anxiety and depression.

Referral Criteria & Process

Accepting NHS Referrals, Self Referral, Other


Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (University of Staffordshire, 2011)
MSc Psychology (The Open University, 2007)
Post Graduate Certificate in Integrated Mental Health (University of Birmingham, 2005)
BSc Honours in Psychology and Health (University of Wolverhampton, 1998)



Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) & (CBT-ED)
Eye Movement Desensitization Therapy (EMDR).
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Attachment Focused Therapy
Intensive Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy (ISTDP)
Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT)
Mentalisation Based Therapy for Families (MBT-F)
Family Based Therapy (FBT)
Motivational Interviewing (MI)


Areas of Expertise

• Psychological Assessment of children, adolescents and adults
• Mental Health
• Eating Disorders
• Relational difficulties
• Attachment Difficulties
• Trauma, abuse and neglect issues- physical, emotional, sexual
• Complex PTSD
• Depression
• Anxiety
• Self-harm
• Grief and Loss