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Marisa Peer

Hypnotherapist, psychotherapist, coach and behavioural expert. Author of 'you can be thin' and 'ultimate confidence' and featuring regularly on Newsnight, Sky News, Celebrity Fit Club, Supersize Superskinny, with over 25 years experience, she is regarded as one of the very best in the world in her field.

Allison Kelsey

Psychotherapist, Coach and Trainer, NLP Master Practitioner and Certified NLP Trainer (ABNLP), Yoga Teacher. Allison is highly trained and experienced and works with individuals and businesses all over the world. She believes every person and every business is unique and has a unique set of tools that she uses to bring out the very best in every individual. She is especially passionate about working with women and encouraging them to step into their personal power and discover how to be happy and successful, whilst embracing our feminine energy. Allison formed Inspire Coaching and Training in 2002 to work with individuals, groups and businesses, who want to lead amazing, inspired lives in every way.

Dr David Rhinds

Dr Rhinds, BM (Soton), BA, BSc (Hons), M.Med.Sc., MRCPsych. is a Consultant Psychiatrist working within the NHS. Previously Dr Rhinds was a research scientist within the field of Drug Metabolism and later worked within the pharmaceutical industry in clinical research investigating medicines for the treatment of schizophrenia, depression and anxiety. His main interests are in Addiction Psychiatry, Dual Diagnosis (patients with both addiction and mental health problems) and psychopharmacology (the study of the effect of drugs on the mind and behaviour).

Liz Wise

Counsellor, trainer and speaker, Liz Wise is a specialist Postnatal Depression Counsellor, with a diploma in Humanistic Counselling, who has been supporting and counselling women and their families for the past fifteen years.

She is the PND support co-ordinator for the National Childbirth Trust and sits on the committee for The Association for Postnatal Illness.

She works for Health Trusts and with Home-Start and Sure-Start Schemes, Mind, the NCT and other voluntary organisations and gives training on how to set up and facilitate PND support groups.

Liz has appeared on GMTV, Richard and Judy, This Morning and various radio programmes regarding the work that she does. As well as her professional training and experience Liz herself suffered from severe PND.

Dr Nina Bailey

Dr Nina Bailey is a nutrition scientist whose efforts are concentrated within the role of dietary health and nutritional intervention in disease, with particular emphasis being placed upon the role of essential fatty acids in conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome and depression. Dr Bailey regularly holds training workshops both with the public and practitioners, and speaks on a variety of topics including digestive health, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome and children's disorders.

Dr Bailey received her PhD in Cell Biology from Cambridge University. Her doctoral research was conducted under the supervision of Prof. Sheila Bingham at the Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Cambridge.

Caring isn't easy

caring for depressed, information for carers

Supporting someone through depression may bring up all kinds of emotions and issues for you.

Do not try to go it alone.

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Are you depressed?

depression test, depression quiz

We all feel fed up sometimes but these feelings usually last for a couple of days or weeks at the most. Perhaps you have been feeling like this for longer.
We have designed a test to give you some indication.

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