NCFED Clinical Team

NCFED has a team of experts with specialist training in different aspects of eating disorders as well as our national network of counsellor practitioners who are specially trained to work with eating disorders and weight problems.

Deanne Jade - Founder & Principal of the NCFED

Deanne is a psychologist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, specialising in the treatment of eating disorders and obesity for over 30 years. She has contributed to the development of treatment guidelines for eating disorders and obesity with The National Institute for Clinical Excellence.  She is also a member of many professional organisations, such as the European Health Psychology Society, and National Obesity Forum. Deanne is also a member of an All Party Parliamentary Group for Obesity.

Jane - Nutritional Therapist

Jane has an MSc (with distinction) in Nutritional Medicine from the University of Surrey.She has many years’ experience in the training and education of nutrition practitioners, having worked as a Senior Lecturer and Clinic Supervisor at the University of Westminster, London for many years. She is now MSc Course Director at the Northern College of Acupuncture in York. Jane also delivers nutrition workshops and training for a range of professional groups. Jane was a member of the NICE Guideline Development Group for Eating Disorders from 2002-2004 and has been our Nutrition Consultant and Trainer since 2004.

Dr Chelluri - Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Chelluri is a psychiatrist and a psychotherapist with many years experience in the field of psychiatry. He is experienced in psychotherapy practice and in active CBT practice. He does private practice, particularly in psychotherapy, and also works for Sussex Partnership NHS Trust in Hastings.  Professional organisations: BABCP, Gen. Medical Council, and Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Tricia  - Addiction Specialist

Tricia has many years of clinical experience working with addiction, co-dependency and trauma. She has an MSc in Addiction Psychology and Counselling, a Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy, and a Diploma in Counselling for Addictive Disorders, together with various counselling certifications. She is a qualified hypnotherapist with a master’s certificate in NLP and is an EMDR practitioner. She also uses energy healing practices such as Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Reiki. Tricia has works in private practice and in a number of major addiction services primarily focusing on eating disorder therapy.

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