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Sunita Pattani

Psychotherapist and author

Sunita Pattani is a Psychotherapist and Author based in East London, who specialises in exploring the link between mind, body, spirit and emotional healing. Since childhood she has been fascinated with science, spirituality, consciousness and the deeper question of who we really are. She explores this question from a multi-disciplinary perspective, and implements the findings within her therapy practice.

Pattani is a graduate of the University of Birmingham, where she obtained a degree in Mathematics, Science and Education in 2003, followed by a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in 2004. Pattani taught for five years before she returned to college to study an advanced diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapeutic Counselling.
Alongside running her Psychotherapy Practice, she shares her message through a combination of speaking, running workshops and writing.

A regular blogger for Huffington Post, Pattani’s first book, My Secret Affair with Chocolate Cake – The Emotional Eater’s Guide to Breaking Free was published in 2012. Her second book The Transcendent Mind – The Missing Peace in Emotional Wellbeing is set to be published in March 2015.

Why EFT for Weight Loss Failed Me

Today I am a psychotherapist and EFT/Matrix practitioner. I would be the first to advocate the effectiveness of EFT. The tools itself is excellent, but I believe that practitioners that specialize in weight-loss need to have some understanding binge eating disorder. Obviously not everyone that walks into your practice with fall into this category, but still it helps to 'be in the know'.
18/07/2016 15:31 BST

Six Essential Factors That School Never Taught You About Yourself!

According to the Dalai Lama, all people have one thing in common: they want to be happy. And it is true, all people do want to be happy - it's just that some of us partake in behaviours, that although may bring us some temporary relief, are also destructive to us in the long run.
30/06/2015 12:07 BST

Three Ways to Change Your Belief System

If we wish to experience a state of inner joy, then we must observe the stories that we tell ourselves and question their validity. We must take a thorough look at our beliefs and ask ourselves whether these beliefs are serving us in the correct manner.
08/04/2015 14:54 BST

Terror, Us and the Absence of Love

Yes, there is immediate action that needs to be taken to manage the current atrocities that people are suffering, but we also need a long-term plan. A plan that our current education system is not executing. This plan not only needs to take into consideration intellect, but it needs to place a heavy focus on the heart. It's not just about 'out there' and changing society, but rather the focus begins with each one of us taking a deep look within.
19/12/2014 11:22 GMT

Our Relationship with Food - Biological or Psychological?

We do not struggle with food because we are broken, we struggle with food because we haven't yet personally understood our own equilibrium. Our relationship with food is dependent on both biological and psychological factors, and we need to discover for ourselves how each of these factors affect us.
10/12/2014 16:03 GMT

Does Psychotherapy Need a Facelift?

I believe it does. I am a Psychotherapist. My aim is to help individuals attain a greater sense of inner peace and I get to glimpse (very personally), into the lives of others on a daily basis. I observe their pain and obstacles, and in many cases during the process of therapy, I also witness the beginnings of a shift in their consciousness.
12/11/2014 09:24 GMT

How to Avoid Bingeing During the Festive Season

Not so long ago, these dark evenings covered up a darker secret of mine, a secret that would sometimes invoke panic as these festivities drew closer, a secret that often robbed me from experiencing life to the fullest. A secret known by the name of binge eating disorder.
27/12/2012 16:56 GMT