Vanessa is an experienced Chartered Psychologist and BABCP accredited Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapist (CBT). She holds a Master Practitioner Diploma in Eating Disorders, which includes nutritional interventions, and a BSc(Hons) in Fitness and Health. She has trained in a range of therapeutic approaches to meet individual needs and preferences, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), mindfulness and Motivational Interviewing. Vanessa employs a warm, collaborative and non-judgemental approach in therapy, and strives to foster a strong therapeutic relationship to bring about meaningful and lasting change. Vanessa specialises in treating eating disorders, in addition to body dysmorphia and over-exercising. She is also experienced in treating mental health difficulties that often co-exist with eating disorders, including trauma, OCD, anxiety, depression and low self-esteem.
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