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Dr Claire Parkes

Counselling Psychologist

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I’m a Counselling Psychologist with many years experience. I work with a range of psychological difficulties however my specialisms / area of expertise include the following: 


One to one work: 

-overweight clients (adults and children)

-weight loss (bariatric) surgery, pre and post-surgery

-eating disorders (in particular binge eating disorder)

-food phobias


Groups Work:

-I run a group weight loss programme in the evenings

-Group mindfulness sessions for children from 7 to 16 years (7yrs-12yrs and 13yrs-16 yrs groups).     


I work closely with dietitians to offer a holistic multidisciplinary approach.


BA (Hons) Psychology and Sport Degree

MSc Sport Psychology

Certificate in Counselling Skills

Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

Trained to deliver the 8 week Mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy

Trained to deliver 16 course Youth Mindfulness   

professional registrations

Chartered Psychologist with British Psychological Society (BPS)

Registered Practitioner with Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)


£100 per hour
Assessments and formal Psychological Reports are priced depending on need