We do not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to talking therapy. That is why we have assembled a diverse team of skilled practitioners


Clinical psychology:
Dr Jurai Darongkamas is an experienced consultant clinical psychologist who can use a range of interventions to help patients.

Counselling psychology: 

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Staff Therapist Dr Kostas Kouriatis is an HCPC registered and BPS chartered counselling psychologist who has worked in the NHS and in private practice with people presenting with a wide range of psychological difficulties. He offers integrative, CBT, ACT, person-centred, psychodynamic and EMDR therapy.




Renaissance owner and practice manager Cheryl Livesey is a UKCP-accredited integrative psychotherapist who can work short term or long term with adults on exploring their present or past in order to better enjoy their future. She is also experienced at working with trainee therapists undergoing mandatory therapy.


Eating Psychology / NLP:

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Staff Therapist Farah Manir is an Eating Psychology Coach and NLP Practitioner specialising in working with clients to address eating, weight, body image, mood and fatigue challenges - as well as supporting clients with anxiety and depression.  




Staff Therapist Danielle Slammon is a BACP member who works with issues including eating disorders, terminal illness/bereavement and couples therapy.


Staff Therapist Lisa Smith provides Emotional Therapeutic Counselling to clients seeking support with life goals, positive change and inner child work.


Staff Therapist Suz West works with clients on matters including LGBTQ+ issues, sports performance and bereavement.



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Staff Therapist Shuna Balnaves is a Master NLP Coach, NLP and Time Line Therapy ™ Practitioner registered with ABNLP & TLTA, who works with women to increase confidence, remove limiting beliefs and negative emotions and make significant changes. Shuna also offers Hypnotherapy (ABH).


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT):

Meg Goddard has many years experience delivering CBT and EMDR services to people in need.

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Staff Therapist Michelle Rowberry has several years experience using CBT to help with anxiety, phobias, traumas and OCD.


Child psychotherapy:

Maria Powell is an experienced therapist who works with children and families.