Founder & Head of Clinical Services
Richard Reid is a professional psychotherapist, hypnotherapist, counsellor and mediator. He trained with the Contemporary College of Therapeutic Studies at Birkbeck University. He has since also trained at the Centre for Stress Management, the Regent’s College School (where he studied mediation), and the National Centre for Eating Disorders.
Richard started his first career as a consultant for a major multi-national business consultancy where he specialised in information technology and customer service. Since becoming a counsellor and cognitive behavioural therapist, he has advised organisations such as Google, Morgan Stanley, Transport for London, the BBC, The Priory and the City of London Police.
Richard is aware of current issues in the workplace, such as trauma and stress, and is experienced in how to resolve them using both established and newer techniques. His specialities include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), counselling, EMDR, psychotherapy.
Richard Reid is a member of all relevant professional organisations. He works closely with other highly qualified counselling psychotherapists and cognitive behavioural therapists to ensure that all his clients receive the form of psychotherapy and counselling that is best for them, from the therapist they feel most comfortable working with.
Richard is well-known in the counselling world, the business world, and recognised by the media where he is often asked for expert comment, having appeared on Sky 1, BBC Breakfast, BBC Radio, and 5Live.