Dr Suzanne Heywood-Everett

Dr Suzanne Heywood-Everett Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Membership of Professional Organisations:

  • British Psychological Society Registered as Chartered
  • Clinical Psychologist BPS
  • Health Professions Council HPC
  • Division of Clinical Psychology DCP
  • Division of Health Psychology HP
  • Faculty for Eating Disorders FED
  • EMDR Association EMDR

Suzanne Heywood-Everett


Dr Suzanne Heywood-Everett is a chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist qualifying in 1992, she has substantial experience working in the NHS with outpatients and inpatients who are struggling with: eating disorders; anxiety; depression; OCD; mood difficulties; medical problems etc and complex problems: PTSD; personality disorder; childhood trauma etc. Suzanne is integrative in her treatment approach (CBT; Schema; exploratory; EMDR; Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy etc) and will be guided very much by the individuals understanding of what the difficulties are and what they think will help, rather than diagnosis.

Suzanne specialised in eating disorders in 1998 and was the Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist at an NHS national specialist service in the North of England for 5 years and prior to this set up a Specialist Community Eating Disorder team. She treats the full range of eating disorders and has written a treatment manual which has been part of a regional research RCT and demonstrated its effectiveness. Suzanne also presents nationally at conferences and is research active. She has also made a number of appearances on TV as ‘expert psychologist’.


You can contact Suzanne directly, you may be referred by your GP or a Consultant if you wish to pay for sessions through your private insurance (registered with BUPA, Norwich Union & AXA PPP).


Clinical supervision is available for generic or specific clinical needs with recognition of the need for continuing professional development. Group or individual supervision is available and is intended for clinical psychologists or other health professionals working within the above clinical specialities.


Teaching & Training

Suzanne regularly presents at conferences and is research active. Suzanne is a qualified teacher and is an Honorary University Lecturer on Clinical Psychology Courses at a number of different Universities and organizations in the UK for other health professionals and runs groups and teaching sessions for patients and staff (eating disorders; MBCT; anxiety; CBT; depression; relapse prevention; Schema; supervision; psychological skill building - formulations etc).


Addressing mental health problems with the Theory of Planned Behaviour M. Conner, S. Heywood-everett Psychology Health and Medicine 02/1998; 3(1):87-95.

General practitioners' diagnosis, management and referral of patients with an eating disorder University of leeds 2006 Suzanne Mary. Heywood-Everett

Guided self-help for disordered eating: A randomised control trial Gemma D Traviss, Suzanne Heywood-Everett, Andrew J Hill Behaviour Research and Therapy 01/2011; 49(1):25-31. DOI:10.1016/j.brat.2010.10.007

Understanding the "guide' in guided self-help for disordered eating: A qualitative process study Gemma D Traviss, Suzanne Heywood-Everett, Andrew J Hill 03/2013; 86(1):86-104. DOI:10.1111/j.2044-8341.2011.02049.x

The clinician administered staging instrument for anorexia nervosa: Development and psychometric properties Sarah Maguire, Stephen Touyz, Lois Surgenor,Ross Crosby, ScottEngel, Hubert Lacey, Suzanne Heywood-Everett, Daniel Le Grange International Journal of Eating Disorders 04/2012; 45(3):390-9.

Bulimia Nervosa

AJ Hill, University of Leeds, Clarendon Road, Leeds, UK S Heywood-Everett and U Philpot, Newsam Centre, Seacroft Hospital, York Road, Leeds, UK r 2013 Elsevier Ltd.

Comparing carer wellbeing: Implications for eating disorders Stephen Linacre, Suzanne Heywood-Everett, Vishal Sharma, Andrew J Hill Mental Health Review Journal 06/2015; 20(2). DOI:10.1108/MHRJ-12-2014-0046

Faith-adapted psychological therapies for depression and anxiety: Systematic review and meta-analysis Naomi Anderson, suzanne Heywood-Everett,Najma Siddiqi, Judy Wright, Jodi Meredith, Dean McMillan Journal of Affective Disorders 01/2015; 176C:183-196. DOI:10.1016/j.jad.2015.01.019


Please feel free to call direct 0800 690 68 38 with any questions if you would prefer.


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