Meet Ben

About Ben Edgell

After crippling my business and suffering health consequences, I got into recovery from drug addiction through the 12 step programme. However, I still struggled with feeling’s, honesty and perfectionism. But how did I become the person I am.

I began to explore all my behaviours, completing a diploma in care & counselling then a BSc honours degree in addiction counselling through Bath University; not to become a therapist, but to learn how my behaviour could be treated. During this journey of self-exploration, I worked at Broadway Lodge. I then stumbled across Hilary Thompson Betts. She was previously of The Priory (North London) and then clinical director of Sanctuary Lodge, Essex, where I later became the lead therapist, coordinating the treatment program and applying my learning of self to help others.

Following Hilary’s work in Pia Mellody’s “Developmental Immaturity Model”. I explored my trauma in childhood and how this set me up for the relationship I have with myself and others in my adult life; I visited Arizona, with the help of Pia Mellody and ‘The Meadows‘, I gained some love and compassion for myself and worked with my trauma’s, completed training and became certified in Post Induction Therapy (PIT).

Going on to obtain a BACP accredited certificate in Supervision and finding the courage to provide for myself, thus others, I opened a private practice in London and another in North Essex. Working as a private practitioner and building healthy relationships I received two international job offers, accepting the second and setting up the treatment program at ARC, Karachi (Pakistan). After spending 3 months there I have now returned to the UK and am continuing my private practice.

I offer an opportunity for clients and other practitioners to not just exist through their ongoing problems, but to identify a way to clear them and become free to thrive.

Contact me today for more information

If you would like to learn more about my services, contact me today on 0744 556 7783.  Alternatively, submit an enquiry through my website and I shall respond shortly.


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