Lucy Beresford

Lucy Beresford

Psychotherapist & Broadcaster

Synopsis

Lucy advises businesspeople and public figures on stress, addiction and performance anxiety. A regular on TV and in print, she also hosts her own weekly LBC show and is the author of a number of acclaimed fiction and non-fiction books.

Biography

Lucy Beresford is a qualified psychotherapist, broadcaster and writer. An acclaimed author of both fiction and non-fiction, she also hosts a weekly radio show on LBC and is a regular reviewing the newspapers on Sky News.

As a former investment banker she has a unique insight as she assists businesspeople, entrepreneurs and career high-flyers in dealing with anything from stress and exhaustion, to addictions issues and depression. Along with the obvious workplace pressures she examines cultural, social and peer expectations, coping mechanisms, the pressure people put on themselves, and the warning signs of overwork. She has also applied her insight to help businesses understand clients, products and brands.

Lucy works at the world renowned Priory Hospital, Roehampton, and in private practice in London. She advises and helps those in the public eye on dealing with the pressures of media scrutiny, addiction, performance anxiety, and the impact of the loss of fame. She also works with clients in the beauty and fashion industries, exploring why beauty is so crucial to our wellbeing.

Lucy writes for The Times, Cosmopolitan, Daily Mail and Evening Standard. Her breadth of knowledge has made her a popular guest on radio and TV. A regular on Radios 2 and 4 and a familiar face on Sky and ITV, she has also appeared on everything from BBC 2’s Daily Politics to Channel 4’s 100 Greatest Sex Symbols.

As well as writing fiction reviews for, amongst others, The Spectator, Telegraph, and Times Literary Supplement, Lucy has written non-fiction and self-help books including Happy Relationships: at home, work and play, as well as fiction including Hungry for Love, and the acclaimed Invisible Threads, the latter partly informed by her regular volunteer work in India.

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