Lucy Beresford is a British writer, broadcaster and psychotherapist, born in West Sussex. Lucy is an Agony Aunt on ITV‘s This Morning, hosts Love Decoded for eHarmony and is LBC‘s LBC, naughty Mary Poppins having hosted their weekly Sex & Relationships phone-in show since 2015. She blogs for Huffington Post UK Lifestyle and was shortlisted for Dating Expert of the Year 2015 by UK Dating Awards. She is on the Faculty of The School of Life and is a Fellow of the RSA.
She is the author of four books. Her second novel Invisible Threads was published by Quartet Books in May 2015. Hungry For Love was also published by Quartet in 2016. Her non-fiction book, Happy Relationships: at home, work and play, is published by McGraw-Hill in the UK, Fingerprint Publishing in India and has been translated into Chinese and Brazilian Portuguese and Portuguese. Her first novel Something I’m Not, was published by Duckworth. Her short story Endurance was published in The London Magazine and her short story A Tender Meditation was recorded as an audio story for Spoken Ink.
Lucy reviews contemporary fiction for a variety of British publications including The Spectator, The New Statesman, The Literary Review and The Sunday Telegraph. She appears frequently in the national international media, providing psychological insights into topical questions, and her appearances include the Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Radio 2, LBC, CNN, Daily Politics on BBC2, BBC Breakfast on BBC1, This Morning on ITV, NewsTalk on Channel 5, and Woman’s Hour and the Today programme on BBC Radio 4. She was the agony aunt for Healthy magazine and, before that for 5 years at Psychologies. Lucy has written for The Mail on Sunday, The Sunday Telegraph, Evening Standard and The Spectator.
She has an M.A. in Psychotherapy awarded by the City University, London, and an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy, having studied for both at Regent’s College School of Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology, London. She is registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). She sees patients for the Priory Hospital, Roehampton, and privately in central London. She also has a degree in English Literature from the University of Durham and was a member of the sketch comedy group, The Durham Revue. Her initial career was in finance, with Shearson Lehman Brothers and BZW.
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