Alexia Harrison

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Leeds LS14 & London W1G
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About me

My first step into the counselling world initially began by training in group therapy with Beat, the UK's national charity for Eating Disorders. I became a co-facilitator of the Yorkshire Centre for Eating Disorders Carer's support Group soon after. It's a pleasure to continue to be involved with such a much needed and well valued organisation.

​My work with Beat was the catalyst for seeking out further training in face-to-face counselling and I have experience of working in primary schools, secondary schools and sixth from colleges as well as a crisis service. I have also worked in various GP surgeries in York for the NHS and I am currently in my seventh year of working in Private Practice, dividing my time between Leeds and London.

I have been a Media Ambassador for Beat raising awareness of eating disorders. I have appeared on numerous news and current affairs items including: BBC Breakfast, The Victoria Derbyshire Show, ITV, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Leeds, Capital Radio and Heart FM. 

​Pro-recovery articles include: Good Housekeeping, The Guardian, The Evening Standard and The Yorkshire Post, among others.

Training, qualifications & experience

​I am fully committed to regular Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of my BACP Registered Membership.

I also hold an enhanced DBS certificate and am trained in safeguarding children and young people by Leeds City Council.

I hold a Master Practitioner Award in Eating Disorders and Obesity.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with


£140.00 - £170.00

Additional information

Fees payable by bank transfer the day before our session.

Woodlands Park, Scarcroft, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS14 3JU

10 Harley Street, London, W1G 9PF

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Alexia Harrison
Alexia Harrison