BSc (Hons), PGCert, MBPsS, PPABP, MBACP, FRSA
Psychotherapist, Media and Business Psychologist
Charlotte Armitage is The Media Psychologist®, specialising in the Film & TV Industry, particularly, psychological duty of care processes in production. She is a registered psychotherapist with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), an accredited business psychologist holding principal practitioner status with the Association of Business Psychologists (PPABP) and is currently undertaking a Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology.
With practices on Harley Street, London and Kirkstall Road, Leeds, Charlotte works with clients in both the North and South of the country. She also works on-set in the UK and internationally where required.
Charlotte is a member of the Media Ethics Advisory Group for the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is involved in developing policy and regulation for those in the Media. She was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commence in 2019 for her widespread contribution to the Film & TV industry.
In addition to this, Charlotte is the Managing Director of the Yorkshire Academy of Film & Television Acting (YAFTA) and YAFTA Talent Agency and has over ten years experience in the industry.
In 2020, Charlotte launched Outsourced Psych LTD which is a psychological health care provider for organisations. The company ensures that registered and qualified psychologists and psychotherapists deliver psychological care for employees, thus facilitating legal and ethical compliance with health & safety legislation within the organisational structure and beyond.
Bringing together her expertise in business, psychology and the Film & TV industry, Charlotte is a columnist for the Yorkshire Post, MANDY, Women in Trade and Topic UK and regularly provides commentary and contributions for press, radio and TV.
Charlotte is a resident expert for BBC Radio where she regularly contributes to pieces on a wide variety of psychological topics including mental health, mental health in the workplace, the acting industry and disability representation in the media.
Charlotte is a resident psychologist on BBC Radio, you can hear her on BBC Radio Leeds, BBC Radio Sheffield and BBC Radio York on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 23rd March 2020 onwards.