Meet  the Team...

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Dr Steve Hides (Clinical Psychologist)


I am a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years experience in both the NHS and the private sector. I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. I have been a Clinical Lead in an NHS psychotherapy service for over 5 years. I also run private clinics at Monk Fryston Surgery, Leeds. I am a registered consultant with major health insurers including Bupa, AXA PPP, Healix, Aviva, Cigna UK, Cigna Global and WPA.


I have training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Schema-focused Therapy (SFT) with the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, and also with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). I am listed with British Association of Mindfulness-Based Approaches (BAMBA) as a mindfulness teacher.


I am available for private assessment, therapy, expert witness work and business consultations.


Tina Hides (EMDR Therapist)


I am a Mental Health Nurse and EMDR therapist registered with both the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and EMDR Association UK & Ireland. I have 19 years experience in the NHS and I have been working as a specialist nurse within Perinatal Mental Health for 13 years.

I also have training in the 'Watch, Wait & Wonder' psychotherapy system, which is a child led approach that uses the spontaneous activity of infants in a free play format to enhance child-parent attachment relationship.

I am available for private EMDR therapy at Monk Fryston Surgery, Leeds for adults and my areas of interest are PTSD, birth trauma & the effects of mental health and past/chldhood trauma on current parenting.


Dr Kamilia Hortynska (Clinical Psychologist)


I am a Clinical Psychologist and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT Therapist) providing private therapy, supervision, and training in Weetwood, North Leeds. I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and the British Psychological Society (BPS) and accredited by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP).


I have over 20 years of clinical experience. I adhere to the UK Good Practice Guidelines for Mindfulness-based teachers and teacher trainer and I am registered with the British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches (BAMBA).

Kamila also runs mindfulness practice days and retreats, see or for further details.