Lucy Beresford is a writer, psychotherapist and broadcaster.
LATEST NEWS: Lucy is now the ‘Radio Shrink’ Agony Aunt for BBC London, on Friday nights once a month.
Lucy offers 1-to-1 psychotherapy, and has great experience treating emotional and psychological issues. She works in private practice in central London, and at The London Psychiatry Centre and Priory Hospital, Roehampton. She has also had 3 clinical sabbaticals in New Delhi, India.
Lucy is the Agony Aunt for the women’s glossy Healthy, having been the Agony Aunt for five years on Psychologies magazine. She has written about food, sex, fiction, travel, restaurants, relationships and social media for such publications as Evening Standard, The Spectator, Marie Claire, The Times, Stella, Woman’s Weekly, Daily Mail, The Independent, First Post, The Calcutta Telegraph and Straits Times in Asia. She also writes the odd blog post for The School of Life.
Lucy’s novel, Something I’m Not (Duckworths) is available in hardback, paperback and on Kindle. She has had several short stories published, and one of them, A Tender Meditation, is available in audio format on British Airways and Singapore Airlines and is available to download from Spoken Ink (see side bar).
She reviews contemporary fiction, with her reviews appearing in Literary Review, The Spectator, Sunday Telegraph, The Lady, New Statesman, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail and the Times Literary Supplement.
In the business arena, Lucy provides consultancy work to corporates and PR agencies, bringing psychological insight to an understanding of clients, products, or brands.
Lucy is registered with United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). She has an M.A. in Psychotherapy awarded by The City University, London, and an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy, having studied for both at Regent’s College School of Psychotherapy & Counselling, London. Lucy also has a B.A. (Hons) in English Literature from Durham University.