Beverley Hutton, our Clinical Director and Founder, is a UKCP registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner, with several years' experience in senior NHS healthcare management. Beverley has a particular interest and experience working with dissociative disorders, including DID and trauma, body image disorders, and chronic pain management. She facilitates our weekly therapy group and monthly BDD and DID groups. She previously ran our therapeutic community for 7 years before moving into more individual work with EMDR, which has seen more complex clients being able to make dramatic progress over a much shorter time period.  Beverley works on-line to offer individual therapy and group therapy and will be running our residential programme from 2022.  Beverley regularly leads alongside Charles at our monthly Encounter Room. She is the author of Still the Hunger and The MORE Course — please see our Resources page for further details.

You can follow Beverley's blog posts here: https://stillthehunger.wordpress.com/


Beverley Hutton Founder and Project Manager of Still The Hunger

Charles French is a psychodynamic counsellor with experience in complex mental health conditions, including DID, BDD and eating disorders, addictions, and autistic spectrum disorders.  Charles currently works alongside Still the Hunger in a secure intensive care psychiatric hospital, with previous experience as the manager of an intensive needs mental health residential home.  He brings a wealth of experience to Still the Hunger.  Charles also supports us as a pastor and leader of our Encounter Rooms.  Originally from South Africa and with several years’ experience in church leadership, Charles is also a keen rugby player and gifted worship leader.  Charles has a heart for therapeutic prayer ministry and helping others realise their own spiritual gifting.  Charles is currently offering on-line therapy on an individual basis and in person therapy at Glebe Road, Reading.

To contact:  If you would like more information about therapy options with either Beverley or Charles, please submit the form on our Contact page and we will get back to you.


Our Steering Group includes a growing number of experienced clinical and business professionals with a breadth of experience between them.

We also work in partnership with a number of other organisations to bring the best service that we can; these include the BDD Foundation and EMDR Focus.  Still the Hunger is an affiliated organisation member of ACC.