Mandy Saligari - MSc MBACP (Reg) FDAP NCAC (accred)
Early 2019 saw Mandy release her first book, Proactive Parenting; a guide on how to help children conquer self-destructive behaviour and build self-esteem...read more
Mandy Saligari is the founder and Clinical Director of Charter Harley Street, which was set up in 2008. Using her pioneering model of care to break the mould in addiction treatment, Charter has earned itself a solid reputation for clinical excellence and sustained recovery outcomes successfully treating addiction solely in an outpatient setting. Having come into recovery herself in 1990, Mandy combines her personal and clinical experience as a highly respected and established clinician – passionate about helping people live healthy, happy, addiction free lives and raising awareness around the profound value of self-esteem. Mandy’s current clinical practice comprises group work, couples’ work, family work and individual work.
Mandy has just finished filming her third series of the successful Channel 5 show 'In Therapy'. The series sees Mandy offer one on one therapy with the UK’s most papped celebrities including Danniella Westbrook, Kerry Katona, Calum Best and Coleen Nolan. Mandy explores every aspect of their pasts from troubled childhoods to love affairs. Mandy also fronted documentary series Violent Child, Desperate Parents – taking a look at the UK’s most violent and difficult children, trying to understand why their behaviour is so extreme and helping them deal with it. Mandy’s approach is to repair the family relationship- believing the problem does not lie solely with the children but within the family dynamics in which they grow up.
Mandy is a regular contributor to ITV’s flagship show, This Morning. Giving advice and answering viewers’ questions on a range of issues from marriage to parenting dilemmas.
20 years on, and specialising in individuals and families affected by broad-spectrum addiction and addictive processes, Mandy is a highly respected and established expert- passionate about helping people live healthy, happy, addiction free lives and preventing addiction running through families and society. She is passionate about dispelling the myths surrounding addiction and mental health. Mandy is also committed to regular talks at schools on early intervention, addiction, emotional coping mechanisms and self-esteem.