Hilda Burke is an integrated psychotherapist and author of The Phone Addiction Workbook. She also holds the position of guest lecturer at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London, and is a volunteer counsellor at Wormwood Scrubs prison. Hilda trained as a transpersonal psychotherapist at CCPE, London, and holds a post-graduate certificate in dream work and couples counselling from the same institution. She is also a writer and has had articles published in The Observer, The Sunday Times, The Irish Examiner, Psychologies, MindBodyGreen, Blood + Milk and Planet Mindful.
Hilda is regularly called upon to comment on issues relating to well-being, relationships, and the challenges of modern life in the media and has been quoted in news outlets such as The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Economist, Forbes, Newsweek, Bloomberg Newswire, The Irish Times, Vice, Cosmopolitan, Psychologies, and Women’s Health and been interviewed on the BBC (Woman’s Hour, Moral Maze and BBC News and BBC Worldwide), NBC, CBS, RTE, ITV, and London Live. In addition, she has contributed to six books: the best-selling The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober, The Unexpected Joy of Being Single and The Unexpected Joy of the Ordinary (all by Catherine Gray), Lonely Planet’s 100 Ways to Live Well, How to Listen by The Samaritans and How to Work without losing your Mind by Cate Sevilla. She was a spokesperson for National Unplugged Day in 2016 and 2017.
Hilda has given talks on mental health to staff at Chivvas Brothers and Client Earth and to Annabel’s private club members.