Amanda is a counsellor and psychologist based in South West London. She runs a private practice for people with eating disorders and body image problems. Her specialist area is working with athletes and sports people and treating people with eating problems and exercise dependency.
Amanda completed her post-graduate training within a specialist team of eating disorder experts and she has been working in this field for a number of years. She is also trained in treating alcohol and substance misuse and has worked in a dependency unit alongside St George’s Hospital medical team, counselling clients with addiction problems and advising on minimising risk behaviours.
In addition, Amanda has worked in the media, both on national television and radio, as an expert on the subject of addiction, relationships and behavioural problems. She contributes on a regular basis to a wide variety of national publications, both academic and in the popular press. Her ability to communicate in a clear, accessible and jargon free style has placed her in high demand. Her communication skills, empathy and understanding of difficult and complex psychological cases have made her one of the most sought-after health professionals in her field.
She is a founder member of the British Psychological Society’s Sport and Exercise division and also a member of the British Wheel of Yoga, where she is currently furthering her interest and training in the use of Yoga as a therapeutic tool.
Amanda is a guest lecturer at King’s College London.
When not working, Amanda enjoys playing tennis, socialising with her friends and family, attending music concerts and taking part in triathlons.