Our Team

Get to know a bit more about our team at Balanced Minds!

We are a large group of psychologists, therapists and counsellors experienced in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) as well as a variety of other therapeutic approaches

Our team has grown over the years, but our aim has stayed the same – to provide excellent therapy and support 

Clinical Directors

Chris Irons Balanced Minds Compassion

Dr Chris Irons

Clinical Psychologist & Director
Dr Korina Ioannou CFT photo

Dr Korina Ioannou

Clinical Psychologist & Director
Compassion Focused Therapy

Dr Charlie Heriot-Maitland

Clinical Psychologist & Director

Associate Therapists

Image Alison Flynn CFT Balanced Minds

Dr Alison Flynn

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Remote
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Dr Shelley Kerr

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Remote
Image Shima Bhunjun Balanced Minds

Shima Bhunjun

Counselling Psychologist & Associate - Remote
Dr Zara Christie

Dr Zara Christie

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Remote
Jen Wood compassion focused therapy

Jen Wood

Psychotherapist & Associate - Remote
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Dr Lexy Rose

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - London
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Dr Rita Intili

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - London
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Dr Rosalind Evans

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Edinburgh
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Dr Rowan Reiss

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Remote
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Jim Clark

Psychotherapist & Associate - Remote
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Talya Hilburn

Counselling Psychologist & Associate - London
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Dr Becca Lewis

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Remote
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Dr Bec Harvey

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Remote
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Chloe Scott

Psychological Therapist & Associate - London
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Binita Agrawal

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - London
Dr Mehul Elliott-Joshi

Dr Mehul Elliott-Joshi

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - London
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Jonny Say

Compassion Focused Therapist & Associate - London
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Dr Ruth Anderson

Counselling Psychologist & Associate - London
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Sue Black

Psychotherapist & Associate - Remote
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Dr Sheena Macalister

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Remote
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Dr Kevanne Sanger

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - London
Daniela Melamed

Dr Daniela Melamed

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - London
Gulshan Vazir

Dr Gulshan Vazir

Counselling Psychologist & Associate - London
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Dr Nadim Ahmad

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - London
Dr Felicity Saunders

Dr Felicity Saunders

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - London
Dr Lucy Birch

Dr Lucy Birch

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Edinburgh
Neha Zia

Neha Zia

Counselling Psychologist & Associate - London
dr naomi bright

Dr Naomi Bright

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Online
Chenelle Owen

Chenelle Owen

Psychological Therapist & Associate - London

Clinical Supervisors

Compassion Focused Therapy

Dr Chris Irons

Compassion Focused Therapy

Dr Charlie Heriot-Maitland

Photo of Dr Korina Ioannou

Dr Korina Ioannou

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Dr Shelley Kerr

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Jonny Say

Sarah CFT Balanced Minds, Sarah Benkwitz

Sarah Benkwitz

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Dr Alison Flynn

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Sue Black

dr naomi bright

Dr Naomi Bright

Non-Clinical Staff

Amy Milner

Administrator - Remote
Compassion Focused Therapy

Erin Salisbury

Administrator - Remote

If you have any questions for our team, please get in touch with us at info@balancedminds.com. Our team will be happy to discuss therapy options for you. 

All of our therapists have trained and are supervised in Compassion Focused Therapy, originally developed by Professor Paul Gilbert 

Clinical Psychologist & Associate - Online