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Please note: I am unable to take general enquiries until 6th February 2022

About me

Therapy is an effective way of getting support and as a qualified and highly experienced counsellor, I can offer you an opportunity to talk in a confidential, non-judgmental and safe environment. You can explore what you think and feel about any matters worrying you, without fear of hurting or upsetting others.

Alongside my general practice I am a Weight Issues Specialist, trained to offer counselling and support to those wishing to focus on food related issues including obesity, binge eating, body image, weight management and weight loss surgery.

I have worked with hundreds of patients going through weight loss surgery and can provide the tools and techniques to get the best from your procedure. If surgery is something you are thinking about and would like to discuss the pros and cons, to see if this might be right for you, do get in touch to explore it from all angles to enable you to make the right decision.

My private practice is based in East Grinstead, working from home in a dedicated consulting room with ample off street parking.

I provide counselling services at Spire Gatwick Park and McIndoe Surgical Centre.

I regularly receive referrals from GP's and Consultants.

I have worked extensively across a range of issues and am here to listen, support and explore options. Please do get in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience

Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
Counselling Skills Part 1 & 2
BACP Accredited Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Counselling

Master Practitioner in Eating Disorders and Obesity Training (NCFED)
Practitioner Skills for Eating Disorders (NCFED)
Nutritional Interventions for Eating Disorders (NCFED)
Obesity Management Training

CBT trained and experienced
Mindfulness trained and experienced
Regularly give talks on the psychological aspects of weight loss and weight management

Course leader: Weight Loss Solutions for Life, Private Practice
Course leader: Bariatric Weight Loss Solutions for Life, Spire Gatwick Park

Regular CPD

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Weight Management
Weight Loss Surgery Support


Additional information

One to One Counselling: daytime appointments


Daytime appointments from 8.30am to 6pm

Further information

Private, discreet consulting room with ample off street parking.

East Grinstead
West Sussex


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Sarah Wrigglesworth

Sarah Wrigglesworth