We have been working for the last 6 years to bring innovation and new understanding to weight loss. Having helped many clients, understand the psychological reasons diets don’t work (for more than a week) we are now able to share some practical ways of working with those people struggling to manage their weight. For more information and to attend a session, please contact us.

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Weight Wise Academy is run by Lesley Butlin and Liz Blatherwick. They offer a warm, friendly, relaxed approach and know that people learn best when they are enjoying themselves! Both are adult education qualified trainers.

Liz has a B.Sc in Nutrition from London University. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, a Relate Certificate in Couples Counselling and an Advanced Diploma in CBT. She is BACP accredited and is a UKRCP registered independent counsellor/ psychotherapist. As a trainer Liz is professional with a sense of fun, she is reliable and models both excellence and competence.

Lesley is a trainer, supervisor, UKCP registered Psychotherapist, nurse and counsellor. She has worked as a therapist for an eating disorders charity for several years and has successfully supported many people with their issues of emotional eating. Lesley has significant expertise in working with food related issues, with individuals and in groups. Lesley uses her enthusiasm and sense of humour alongside her perceptive experience to make a very engaging trainer. To find out more about Lesley, visit her website here.

Liz and Lesley recently appeared on Radio Newark! Listen to their radio interview.