Dr Beverley Marais is a consultant psychologist in Farnham, Midhurst and Old Woking who specialises in eating disorders and addiction. In addition to this, she works with anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, self-harm and relationship issues.
Dr Marais completed her undergraduate psychology training in South Africa. This then followed with more specialist postgraduate psychology and psychotherapy in the UK, totalling 9 years of training in her field. Dr Marais has worked with the large team of counselling and clinical psychologists in the field of addictions at the world-renowned South London and Maudsley NHS Trust. She then worked in partnership with leading experts in eating disorders at the Maudsley Hospital.
She has developed and delivered group-based psychological teaching and training programmes and trained practitioners in advanced skills. Dr Marais is the founder and CEO of The Wellbeing Lounge, which is an online eating disorders programme for women living and experiencing eating, body image and weight concerns.
In 2014 she also published her book A Step-by-Step Guide for Beating Anorexia and Bulimia where she uses evidence-based research and her experience as a psychologist to help parents, carers and sufferers learn and understand about the eating disorders.
PLC number: PYL18582