Our Practitioners

Trish is a Life Coach and Hypnotherapist working with individual’s supporting their well-being. In her coaching she works with a client’s personal values and uses resilience building strategies to help them achieve their goals.

Hypnotherapist / Life Coach / Practitioner

Kate has been an Integrative Psychotherapist and Life Coach for the last six years – after spending over a decade working in the fashion industry so is well aware of the pressures of modern working life.

Counsellor / Life Coach / Practitioner

Ana is an experienced Life Coach, consultant and facilitator, who works with individuals and organisations interested in improving wellbeing and leadership capabilities – with a career spanning nearly 15 years.

Life Coach / Practitioner

Anna-Kristina is a Counsellor who enjoys working with diverse backgrounds and issues. Her areas of interest and experience include anxiety and depression, disordered eating, and questions around gender and sexuality.

Counsellor / Practitioner

Eliana is an experienced Psychosynthesis Therapist with over four years Counselling experience in working with clients from diverse backgrounds and presenting a wide range of issues.

Counsellor / Practitioner

Naoum is a a registered Psychotherapist, Life Coach and Supervisor  with a strong background in Gestalt psychotherapy and consulting, adult education, training, lecturing, personal development and creative arts therapies.

Counsellor / Life Coach / Practitioner

Thomas is an Associate Certified Coach (ICF), consultant and trainer with over 15 years’ experience working in the third and corporate sectors, and academia. He adopts a hands-on, collaborative style of life coaching.

Life Coach / Practitioner

Shanell is an MBACP humanistic Counsellor with a First Class BA (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy. She aims to create a warm, down to earth and compassionate space where healing and growth can take place.

Counsellor / Practitioner

Life Coach Donalie has a background of working in public health, with the NHS and local authorities, as well as other large not for profit health and wellbeing organisations.

Life Coach / Practitioner

Temitope is an experienced therapist with a degree in Psychology and currently in the final year of her doctorate in Counselling Psychology, PsychD. She has worked with clients from a diverse ethnicities, cultural backgrounds and learning needs.

Counsellor / Practitioner

As a Psychodynamic Counsellor, Katie looks at patterns and coping mechanisms that may have been set down in the past and that are repeating, unconsciously and often unhelpfully, in the present. Often coming to light when a crisis occurs.

Counsellor / Practitioner

Robert is a certified and accredited Clinical Hypnotherapist who aims to empower clients to create new personal resources, develop coping skills as well as improving their self-belief and self-esteem.   

Hypnotherapist / Practitioner

Bill has over twenty-five years’ experience as a Complementary Therapist working with clients in mental health and substance misuse services; the NHS; community projects; and the private sector.

Complementary Therapist / Practitioner

Fiona is certificated Life Coach and Yoga Teacher, with over 20 experience in coaching, mentoring, and training as part of her corporate role in Media and the Advertising Sector.

Life Coach / Practitioner

Tracy is a registered Hypnotherapist, specialising in pain management, anxiety and phobias and qualified to an internationally recognised level, with the National Guild of Hypnotists.

Hypnotherapist / Practitioner

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, we are currently offering all support services online and by telephone, including: counselling, life coaching, group coaching programmes, wellbeing workshops and loneliness services.

If worries are taking their toll on your mental health please give us a call. We are here to help.

Please complete the form on Sign Up Now, call: 020 3137 3373 or email: to join a service or to find out more about how we can support you. 

Link to NHS advice on COVID-19


One-to-one counselling is a talking therapy that involves a trained therapist listening to you and helping you find ways to deal with emotional issues in a relaxed, non-judgemental and confidential environment. Whether you feel lonely or isolated, or just need someone outside your social circle with whom you can share your concerns, we’re here for you.

All our counsellors are members of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) or the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

Call us today and tell us about you and your goals, and we’ll match you to the right therapist for your individual needs.

Connect Well’s counselling sessions take place once a week on Zoom or telephone for up to six weeks, and are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the HIV community.

Life Coaching

One-to-one Life Coaching can provide you with greater structure, skills and perspective while helping to improve your overall confidence, resilience and wellbeing.

Connect Well Life Coaches can help you unlock your full potential and enable you to move forward beyond any feelings of loneliness and isolation, to achieve ambitious yet realistic goals.

Call us today and tell us about you and your goals, and we’ll match you to the right life coach for your individual needs.

Connect Well’s life coaching sessions take place once a week on Zoom or telephone for up to six weeks, and are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the of the HIV community.

Coaching Programme

The main aim of our Coaching Programme is to support people who may be experiencing loneliness and isolation. The six session programme is based on key principles of psychological wellbeing and positive psychology – with online sessions delivered on Zoom at the same time each week, for six weeks.

This fun and interactive support programme gives participants a platform to engage with peers as well as learning and sharing new tools and strategies to improve their day-to-day experience during times of loneliness and isolation.

Topics covered by the programme help support people’s positive mental health, which is essential for us to be able to make connections and take real steps to change our experience. While practical strategies and mini-goals, which are included in every session, are focused on reducing social isolation and loneliness.

All Connect Well services are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the HIV community.

Wellbeing Workshops

Connect Well’s Wellbeing Workshops are free standalone webinars delivered online by experienced facilitators focussed on issues and topics suggested by service users and professionals.

Based on the key principles of positive behaviour change, Wellbeing Workshops deliver positive health messages and encourage healthier lifestyle choices while helping to build increased confidence, motivation and resilience.

Past workshops have focused on topics such as: Stress Management, Resilience, Personal Leadership, Relationships and Communications, Happiness and Confidence.

All Connect Well services are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the HIV community.

Art Therapy

Art Therapy is a fun creative process where art-making and psychotherapy combine to aid individual growth, awareness and healing.

In Art Therapy no art skills are required – participants are free to make images which provide a more tangible and immediate way to express feelings and emotions. The aim is to release creativity, ease distress, increase awareness, resolve conflicts, trauma and/or cope with difficult emotions.

Art Therapy can help participants to manage and resolve emotional problems, relationship difficulties, self-esteem, bereavement, depression, anxiety, feeling stuck, health problems and general life struggles.

Connect Well online Art Therapy sessions can be delivered as both standalone workshops and extended programmes normally run over six weeks.

All Connect Well services are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the HIV community.


Hypnotherapy utilises the power of positive suggestion to bring about subconscious change in people’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

Hypnotherapy works particularly well as a treatment for anxiety, habit breaking, stress, addiction, panic attacks, phobias, mild depression, sleep disorders, trauma and pain.

All Connect Well hypnotherapists are qualified and experienced at supporting people with a diverse range of health conditions.

Sessions take place once a week on Zoom or telephone for up to six weeks, and are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the HIV community.

Ana Paula Nacif

Ana Paula Nacif is an experienced wellbeing coach. Ana’s coaching style is insightful, challenging, intuitive, encouraging, direct and energetic. By creating an atmosphere of trust, she is able to challenge comfort zones and tap into the resourcefulness of her clients with clarity.