Felix Economakis - Therapist

SED / ARFID / Food Phobia Specialist

Felix Economakis

BA (hons), Dipl.Psych., MSc., PG.Dipl.Psychol., Dipl.Hyp., PG.Dipl.Hyp., BSCH, BPS, HPC, CPyschol

Felix Economakis - SED Hynotherapy Specialist

Felix has worked in the in the NHS for over 8 years, and has now been working full-time in private practice since 2007. He has a passion for studying many therapeutic approaches and then in combining the therapies studied to produce rapid and powerful interventions for a range of conditions. Felix works with a variety of conditions and is also the most prolific practitioner for ARFID in the world today.

Felix is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and clinical hypnotist. He also holds a master practitioner in NLP. He has successfully treated hundreds of clients who have not benefited from previous therapies. He has been challenged by journalists to cure their phobias and has featured on numerous TV, radio and magazine articles (including BBC Breakfast, Newsnight, GMTV, Sky News, The Alan Tichmarsh Show and The Wright Stuff) on a variety of topics, as well as being a therapist on:

  • BBC3s Panic Room (extreme phobias)
  • Freaky Eaters (Series 3)  - 6 clients with ARFID
  • Blue Peter (got presenter with fear of water to swim)
  • BBC1s ‘My Hoarder Mum and Me & Britain’s Biggest Hoarders’ (helped presenter Jasmin Harmin’s mother)
  • German TV channel Prosieben (one session treatment for ARFID)
  • FUJI channel Japan (two live therapy one-session treatments sessions with ARFID)
  • Channel 4’s ‘Food Unwrapped’ (another live single joint therapy session with two people with ARFID)
  • UKTV-W series ‘Extreme Food Phobics’ (UK cable TV -working with 12 extreme clients with ARFID. I also trained the other two therapists on the series)

Felix is registered with all the main healthcare insurers, and is a member of the British Psychological Society, the Health Professions Council, the Society of Brief Strategic Therapy and the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Please visit the dedicated YouTube channel to see the latest video testimonials of one-session clinical hypnosis treatments. He is also able to offer clinical hypnosis sessions over Skype.

You can also hear an interview with Felix, on Adam Eason's “Hypnosis Weekly“ web site.

Conditions Felix treats include:

  • Anxiety (worry, panic attacks, social and performance anxiety,OCD)
  • Depression (reactive depression, general low mood, negative self-talk, feeling helpless and hopeless, low self-worth and self-esteem)
  • Traumas (all forms of PTSD)
  • Relationship conflicts
  • Eating Disorders (comfort eating, bad relationship to food, SED, bulimia)
  • Changing behaviours (getting motivated, losing weight, stopping smoking, stopping addictions)
  • Phobias (all types of phobias including food phobia, social phobia and agoraphobia)



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Felix Economakis

London, NW3 7AX

+0044 (0)207 794 8730

For enquires about face-face therapy, please visit my Clinical Practice at The Heath