What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an evidence based psychological talking therapy. It is based on the theory that our thoughts, feelings, behaviours and how our body feels are connected. Additional information is available at:


What is a Dietitian?

“Dietitian” is a legally protected title and can only be used by degree qualified health professional who are registered with the HCPC. Dietitians can assess, diagnose and treat diet and nutritional problems and are regulated by law and governed by an ethical code. Additional information is available from:



How many sessions will I need?

This varies from person to person and depends on what you would like to work on. The average length of CBT is between 6-20 sessions and the average number of dietetic appointments is 1-4. This can be explored and provisionally agreed at your initial assessment.

Are there additional costs?

  • It is useful to have a notepad or journal to use during treatment.
  • There are some useful self help books that can optionally be purchased and used alongside therapy.
  • If report letters are required these can be provided at a fee of £45.00/letter.