Charlotte Armitage

BSc (Hons), PGCert, MBPsS, PPABP, MBACP, FRSA, MNCS (Accred). Psychotherapist, Media and Business Psychologist, Entrepreneur, Mentor

Charlotte is a psychologist and psychotherapist, 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 (MBACP), an accredited counsellor with the National Counselling Association (MNCS Accred), an accredited business psychologist holding principal practitioner status with the Association of Business Psychologists (PPABP). Charlotte will complete a Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology in 2021. 

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 working in the media. She was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commence (FRSA) 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) LTD and YAFTA Talent Agency LTD and has over fifteen years experience in the film & TV in the industry.

Charlotte is a multi-award winning businesswoman and was named by Business Insider as one of the top ten BAME female entrepreneurs in Europe to watch in 2020. She offers business mentoring for entrepreneurs in her private practice as well as being a mentor for Virgin as part of their business start-up loan scheme.

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.

Charlotte is a regular contributor for many publications

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 topics including mental health, mental health in the workplace, the acting industry and disability representation in the media.

Memberships and Accreditations

Principal Practitioner Status 

Member of Division of Counselling Psychology.

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Charlotte has practices in two locations:

London Harley Street

The Media Psychologist
Harley Street Therapy Rooms
1 Harley Street


The Media Psychologist
YAFTA Consultancy
101-103 Kirkstall Road

Psychological Duty of Care for your Production

Designed to teach all of those in production about the psychological considerations that need to be made at each part of the production cycle

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