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.


Dr Lelanie Smook is a Counselling Psychologist and clinical supervisor with extensive experience in helping adults who live with chronic health conditions, as well as abuse or trauma and those living with everyday mental health concerns including low mood, stress, relationship concerns, depression, worry, panic and anxiety, grief and bereavements.



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 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.


Staff Therapist Phil Hills is a BACP-registered counsellor who works with workplace stress/anxiety, coping with major role-transitions, and answering the ‘big’ questions in life."


Paulette Williams is a BACP counsellor working with children, young people, adult individuals and couples.

Dannii Richards is a BACP registered Integrative Counsellor. He works with a number of issues including Depression, Anxiety, Abuse, Sexuality and Gender/Identity.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT):

Parveen Kaur is an experienced BACP and BABCP accredited counsellor, CBT therapist and supervisor. As well as CBT, she uses integrative psychotherapy, EMDR and person-centred counselling to help with low mood, low self esteem, PTSD, OCD, phobias, social anxiety, relationship difficulties, bereavement/loss and eating disorders on a short or long-term basis.

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

Susie Savage holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy and is accredited by BABCP to work with children and adults. Therapy is guided by a careful initial assessment of your issues, followed by a collaboratively agreed treatment plan.

Child psychotherapy:

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


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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).


Careers Counselling:


Staff Therapist Antony Adams is a qualified careers adviser who uses a range of academic and professional qualifications in psychology, careers guidance and cognitive hypnotherapy to work with individuals on careers, development management and transitions.