Dr Dion Terrelonge is a Chartered Psychologist and trained stylist (London College of Styling) practicing in central London within both fields. With a history in teaching, academic research and public speaking she stands for a new approach of person-centred styling. Through her Style and Well-being consultancy she calls for psychology to acknowledge the impact and power of clothing and brings psychological knowledge of self-determination, self-esteem, identity and change to the world of fashion and the shopping experience.
Dr Jessica Alleva is an Assistant Professor at Maastricht University & Visiting Researcher at The Centre for Appearance Research in Bristol. Her key mission is to improve the way people think and feel about their own body. Her research projects include, among others, the development of techniques for improving body image and investigating their underlying mechanisms. She lectures various MA & BSc courses, including “Mind Your Body” (Bachelor of Psychology), a course about body image, media, eating disorders, and body positivity. She also shares her research via media interviews, articles (Psychology Today) and community events.