Hilda Burke is an integrated psychotherapist and couples counsellor, and author of The Phone Addiction Workbook. She is a guest lecturer at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London, and is a volunteer counsellor at Wormwood Scrubs prison. Burke 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 currently practices from her consulting room in West London. Before qualifying as a psychotherapist, she worked in PR, promoting many technology and telecom companies, and also trained as an actor.
Burke 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 The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Financial Times, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Psychologies, and Women’s Health and interviewed on the BBC, ITV, and London Live. In addition, she has contributed to three books: Lonely Planet’s 100 Ways to Live Well and the best-selling, The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober, and The Unexpected Joy of Being Single. She was a spokesperson for National Unplugged Day in 2016 and 2017.