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Our Associates



Dr Richard Young BSc.,MA.,ClinPsyD.,DipPsychol.,CPsychol.,AFBPS

Richard is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with BUPA. He has over 30 years’ experience of working in the NHS as both a manager and a clinician. Following the merger of East and West Suffolk Mental Health Services, he was appointed Lead Consultant Psychologist. His responsibilities involved planning, developing and managing a comprehensive Clinical Psychology Service across the county. During his career he has utilised a wide range of psychological therapies including Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing. He has a particular interest in anxiety, stress and the effects of trauma.


Dr Ian Mallandain Chartered Clinical & Counselling Psychologist

BSc Hons in Psychology, MSc in Counselling Psychology, Post-MSc Dip in Counselling Psychology, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Ian is a Chartered Clinical and Counselling Psychologist registered with BUPA. As well as working for the NHS, Ian has 18 years experience in the charitable sector working with drug and alcohol problems. Ian utilises a broad range of psychological approaches, including Cogntivie Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Personal Construct Therapy. His interests are mental health, addiction, as well as work related stress and "burnout prevention."


Sally Burke BSc Hons, Reg BACP (SEN Accred), Advanced Sensorimotor Psychotherapist and Intergrative Supervision (Dip)

Sally is an Integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor and has a specialised interest and experience working with Trauma and Abuse issues, including PTSD and is continually updating her professional and personal development. She is one of 27 Sensorimotor Psychotherapists in the country. She offers long and short term therapy for adults on a one to one basis, dealing with a variety of issues. She has worked privately and with other Mental Health Charities.


Lindy Wheeler, MBACP (Accred.), UKCP Registered

In 2001, Lindy set up a Youth Counselling Service for two High Schools in Thetford, Norfolk. The Counselling Service, now part of Thetford Academy, has to date provided over 10,000 counselling hours to students who are struggling to engage fully in life and with education, and to the parents and staff who support them. With developing interest in the Mind/Brain/Body connnection, Lindy studied and attained a Practitioner Certificate with The Thrive Institute in 2009. She has trained both teaching and support staff in the Thrive model which is now being used extensively in schools across Norfolk. Lindy offers short and long term counselling for young people and adults, systemic family counselling, parenting advice, small and large group facilitation, workshops, seminars and training.

Lindy is the author of the "Human Tool Box" an inative way of working with both young people and adults



Lesley Kelly MBACP; WPF Dip.P.C; WPF C.S; WPF Cert.C.S. DIT

Lesley is a qualified Psychodynamic Counsellor and has years of experience in counselling in the voluntary and private sector including Mind and Samaritans.  She believes by offering a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space to explore life's difficulties challenges and anxieties (both past and present), will enable one to gain more of an understanding of oneself. This will assist in making life more manageable in order to move forward in a more positive direction. She is trained in DIT ( Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy)


Lois Peachey MBACP (Accred)

Lois qualified in 2003 and is an accredited humansitic integrative counsellor who is able to work with clients in Ipswich.  She was with a local Mind Association volunteer counselling service for six years and has worked with a wide range of clients. She can see adults on a one-to-one basis for short or long term work and can offer daytime and evening appointments.

Lois offers the opportunity to enter into a safe, ethical, confidential and supportive counselling relationship, giving the chance to explore feelings, thoughts and beliefs about yourself, your relationships, your experiences and your place in the world. She works in accordance with the BACP's Ethical Framework for Good Practice and keeps up to date with new ideas and research by undertaking regular professional development.