Annette Cockfield

Annette Cockfield RD, BSc (Hons), MA Advanced Dietetic Practitioner


Since graduating in 2002 with a BSc (Hons) in Dietetics, Annette offers successful experience and an up-to-date, comprehensive knowledge of current dietetic practice in children, adolescents and adults, across several specialist areas, including:


  • Eating Disorders
  • Disordered Eating
  • Weight Management
  • Sports Nutrition
  • IBS
  • Crohn’s Disease / Ulcerative Colitis
  • Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome (PCOS)


Annette is unique in that she has received extensive training in various psychological therapies to further enhance her dietetic knowledge and skills, and to enable her to take into consideration the link between thoughts, feelings and eating when working with individuals. The psychological models Annette has experience in are:


  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Analytical Therapy (CAT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy
She works as Clinical Lead for Dietetics at The Retreat in York, as well as the Child and Adolescent Mental Health unit in Leeds. She has written papers related to eating disorders and nutrition, and is regularly asked to present nationally.


Within the sports arena, Annette works with numerous teams and individual athletes to support them to enhance their performance through expert nutritional advice tailored to meet their specific requirements, training load and personal goals. Some of the clubs are listed below:


  • Bradford Bulls – Rugby League
  • England Netball
  • Leeds Rhinos – Rugby League
  • Northern Ballet School
  • Sheffield Eagles – Rugby League
  • UK Athletics (UKA)



  PgCert in Sports and Exercise Nutrition
  MA Foundations of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  Advanced Diploma in Family and Systemic Therapy
  Advanced Diploma in Dietetics
  BSc (Hons) Dietetics



Please contact Annette for further details on 07817 719290.


Referrals are accepted from GPs and Consultants. Clients can also self refer by contacting Annette on 07817 719290 or via the ‘contact’ tab on the insight eating website.
Annette holds clinics at 67, Hilton Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS8 4HA – freephone: 0330 050 1620.


Cancellation Policy
Appointments can be cancelled by telephoning or texting Annette on 07817 719290. If this is done with 2 working days notice, no charge is made. With less than 2 working days notice, however, a charge of £20 is made to cover room costs.