Luz Locatelli Dalimier MBACP. PhD, AFBPsS; CPsychol; PGCert Training

Luz Locatelli Dalimier MBACP. PhD, AFBPsS; CPsychol; PGCert Training


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About me

I am a Counsellor and Psychotherapist completing my doctorate in Sport Sciences at the University of Granada, Spain and I also hold a bachelor in Psychology and Psychotherapy training in Argentina. 

I am a member of the following organisations: British Psychological Society (BPS) registered as Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol), Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS) and a Membership of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP). I have received additional training in EMDR, CBT, DBT and Systemic family therapy.

I have significant experience working in with outpatients and inpatients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, OCD, mood difficulties and sports performance, transition to professionalism or injuries rehabilitation. I am also works with complex PTSD and childhood trauma.  I am experienced in CBT but is integrative in her treatment approach and I am strong experience working with high-performance sport teams and athletes, adults and young people in three different countries (Argentina, Spain and England).

I have books and articles published in the area of sports, anxiety and wellbeing. I am actually Leeds City College wellbeing and counselling team leader.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • PhD Sport Sciences; BSc (Hons); MBACP; AFBPsS; CPsychol; PGCert


  • CBT
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing)
  • Systemic family therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • Mood Difficulties
  • PTSD
  • Personality disorder
  • Trauma
  • Attachment issues
  • Sport Psychotherapist (performance anxiety, injuries rehabilitation, low performance, sport retirement and performance difficulties, transition to professionalism).
  • Young people
  • Adults


I have been working as a Psychotherapist for 15 years in Argentina, Spain and UK. I offer counselling in English or Spanish.

I completed my Psychotherapist training and I also finished my PhD in the area of anxiety and athletes publishing books and articles in relation with stress and anxiety management in young athletes.

I have worked in educational and sport institutions in three different countries. In England I taught Psychology at Leeds Beckett University and University of Bradford (Cognitive Psychology, Research Methods and Developmental Psychology modules).

I am currently a Wellbeing and Counselling Team Leader at Leeds City College.

My interventions are mainly focused in trauma, self harming, depression and anxiety disorders  and I use CBT, EMDR, NLP, person center and systemic techniques.

I also prepare athletes to improve sport performance, sport retirement, professionalism process and to recover  from injuries.

I work with adults, young people, athletes and sport or educational institutions.

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Sport Psychotherapy. Transition of young athletes to professionalism, injuries rehabilitation, performance anxiety, performance improvement.


From £60

Maps & Directions

Leeds, LS8

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Spanish


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes



Types of client

Young people

Supervision & training

Supervision available