The Team

Dr Julie Hannan


Julie is an experienced Chartered Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist and author of The Midlife Crisis Handbook which provides the learning foundation for all courses available through The Midlife Academy.

A serial entrepreneur and midlifer, Julie opened and ran her own successful mental health clinic in the UK, founded Burnout UK an online video course organisation specialising in occupational burnout before turning her hand to writing. Julie is passionate about normalising life transitions and helping people regain a sense of purpose and create a life with meaning.

Richard Fellows


Richard is an experienced and dynamic therapeutic trainer.

His empathy and enthusiasm for his work knows no bounds and he co-wrote all the courses at The Midlife Academy with Julie.

Richard’s areas of specialism include attachment, relationship patterns and dynamics as well as compassion fatigue, burnout, shame, ADHD and life transitions.