Anjula Mutanda is a highly respected Relationship Therapist, Psychological and Clinical Practitioner, Mental Health Expert, Presenter, Author, Social Scientist, Media Consultant and President of Relate.
As a clinical practitioner, she holds the status of senior accredited MBACP. She is registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and is a Fellow at the National Counselling Society (NCS). She is also qualified in treating a wide range of psychological issues including post-traumatic stress, couples counselling, anger management, as well as cognitive behavioural coaching.
Most recently, Anjula was the resident relationship psychotherapist on BBC1’s prime time relationship series, Unbreakable. This exciting show saw a group of celebrities and their partners undertake a variety of challenges to see whose relationship was the strongest. Anjula observed and undertook a couples coaching session to explore how they handle difficulties and challenges that life throws at them. She has presented her 4th series of the highly acclaimed radio show, Bringing Up Britain for BBC Radio 4, where she helps families to find answers for big parenting dilemmas and she completed her role as resident psychologist for the 4th series of Murder At My Door with Kym Marsh for the Crime and Investigation channel.
Anjula presented Channel 4’s major groundbreaking 4-part relationship series, Sextape. The much talked about series garnered huge media interest and provided many watercooler moments. She was the behavioural expert on Make Or Break for My5, filmed on a beautiful Caribbean Island, which saw couples put through a wide range of relationships challenges and she continues to be the resident behavioural expert on the eye-opening series, Fight Camera Action, that studies angry behaviour across the globe.
She has been the resident psychologist for many shows including 50 Ways To Kill Your Lover (Crime & Investigation), a UK and USA series where she gave her forensic relationship analysis on complex cases. She has contributed as expert psychologist on Autopsy – The Last Hours (C5) and has fronted a variety of cutting-edge series such as My Naked Secret (Discovery), How to Have Sex After Marriage (C5) and Family Contract (BBC1) in which she helped families to reduce conflict within the family and live more harmoniously and was part of the expertise team exploring friendship, alongside Davina McCall, on The Davina Hour (W Channel).
Anjula’s popularity sees her regularly contributing to a wide range of documentaries and programmes. She has appeared on Tonight, Celebrity Botched Up Bodies, The Truth About Beauty, Celebrity Yo-Yo Dieters, GMB, Lorraine, BBC Breakfast, The One Show and Steph’s Packed Lunch. She was the resident psychologist on ITV’s This Morning for over five years
In print, she has been the agony aunt for several publications, including Reveal, Grazia and Top Sante and is regularly asked to contribute to lifestyle magazines including Psychologies, Woman, Take A Break, Cosmopolitan, Fabulous, Grazia and Glamour as well as most major newspapers.
Anjula has had two self-help books published, Celebrity Life Laundry (2007) and How To Do Relationships (2013) which she wrote for RELATE.
She regularly acts as a spokesperson and consultant for PR companies for brand campaigns, participating in radio mornings, broadcast and print interviews, summarising survey findings and providing quotes for companies like LinkedIn, Arla, TK Maxx, Garnier, Sure, Sainsbury, Kleenex, Tango, Pass on Plastic, Speedo and Kendamil to name but a few.