Psychotherapist, MA. UKCP accred.
Heather Darwall-Smith completed her MA in Mindfulness-based Psychotherapy via The Karuna Institute/Middlesex University and is accredited with UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy). She also holds a diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling (BCPC).
In addition, she has completed training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (MBCBT) and Sleep Science at the University of Oxford. Heather is also a member of the British Sleep Society and The Society of Behavioural Sleep Medicine.
In June 2021, Heather published her first book: The Science of Sleep which provides evidence-based answers to over 100 common questions about all things sleep.
Heather regularly contributes as an expert resource for multiple major publications. In addition, she is a speaker and sleep educator (spokesperson) for the brands, Anatome and Innermost.
Heather also runs a face-to-face sleep clinic at the Ashcroft Therapy Centre in Deddington, Oxfordshire. and is registered with several private healthcare insurance providers.