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Alix Hearn     BA (Hons), MA, UKCP


Alix currently works in private practice with children, young people, families and adults. She also works as an independent psychotherapist in primary and secondary schools in Surrey and Berkshire providing one to one therapy and therapeutic groups.  Alix manages a counselling service in a North London primary school for the charity Place2Be. She also supervises trainee child counsellors and psychotherapists undertaking toddler observations as part of their training.  Previously, Alix worked at the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in Berkshire.








Suzanne Slade     BA (Joint Hons), MA, UKCP 


Suzanne works in private practice with children, adolescents and their families in South West London, and as an Equine Assisted Psychotherapist, working with horses to bring new insight to the therapeutic work with children and corporate groups.  Alongside her therapeutic work, she teaches on a child psychotherapy training in conjunction with Middlesex University.  Before establishing her private practice, Suzanne worked with children in both primary and secondary schools for the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and the schools-based charity Place2Be.   Prior to training as a psychotherapist, Suzanne had a 12 year career within the Financial Services industry.

Carol Nudds     MA, PGDip CAMHS, BA (Hons), UKCP


In 2006 Carol created a CAMH service for a residential BESD school in Essex and continues to provide Psychotherapy for the pupils therein; she consistently works with profound mental health issues and highly challenging behaviours. She also delivers training, and has co-facilitated a reflection group for staff.Carol is also employed as a Clinical Supervisor for a training organisation in North West London and is in private practice working with children, adolescents and families.She has previously worked with very young children who have experienced domestic violence and been victims of sexual, physical and emotional abuse. She has also provided therapy for looked after children (LAC) within a Social Care environment and co-facilitated a therapeutic group for Foster Carers helping them to understand the troubled children in their care.

Heather Dentoom     BA (Hons), MA, UKCP


Heather currently works in private practice with children, adolescents, families and adults.  Heather also works within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in South Essex providing assessments and theraputic support to children, adolsecents, parents and families. Previous therapeutic work includes counselling and psychotherapy for Young People's Counselling Service, St Luke's Bereavement counselling service and Kids Inspire.  Prior to training as a psychotherapist, Heather worked for many years with children and young people in various settings.







 All Holding Mind practitioners receive individual supervision with a Supervisor accredited by UKCP (the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy).   Clinical cases are discussed in order to uphold ethical practice and safeguarding issues. Each practitioner has professional indemnity and public liability insurance and an enhanced CRB / DBS.

We adhere to the BACP and UKCP code of ethics.






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