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Pavitt is a trainee integrative psychotherapist providing treatment for those with obsessive compulsive and related disorders, body focused repetitive behaviours (BFRBs) such as compulsive skin picking, hair pulling and nail biting, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders and other related disorders. 

Pavitt works to create a safe space in a non-judgmental, protected environment to allow people to express themselves. She is passionate and dedicated towards advocating for those with mental health issues.  Pavitt is dedicated to ongoing advocacy and education within the community for OCD, BFRBs, anxiety, depression and mental health. 


After working for over a decade in the Royal Courts of Justice and The Supreme Court, Pavitt completed a MSc in Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire.  She has also completed The TLC Foundation’s Professional Training Institute and is trained on a specific comprehensive behavioural model designed to treat those with BFRBs.  Pavitt is currently training towards full BACP and BPC registration as a psychotherapist at University of London, Birkbeck.


Pavitt is a Co-founder of BFRB UK and Ireland.  She works to raise awareness and provide help and resources to those affected by BFRBs. 

Pavitt is an ambassador of the UK and US BFRB communities.  She is a creator and facilitator for the UK peer support groups and has worked closely with The TLC Foundation for Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours for over 10 years. 



  • MSc, Psychology (University of Hertfordshire)

  • MSc, Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy Training (Birkbeck, University of London)

  • Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy Training (Birkbeck, University of London)

  • Legal Practice Course (College of Law, London)

  • LLB Law and French (Keele University)



  • East London Foundation NHS Trust

  • The Priory Group

  • The Trichotillomania Learning Centre for Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours, Professional Training Institute graduate for the treatment of body focused repetitive behaviours


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