Anne Costelloe is a Therapist & Specialist in Emetophobia who has been helping people
to overcome the Fear of Being Sick using the Thrive Programme since the early days
of the technique. Today, with this very latest update to the programme which has
In 1997, Rob Kelly became the principal director of training and went on to develop the Thrive Programme based on his, and the collective knowledge of the organisation’s, understanding of this very common, but widely unknown phobia.
Anne has been directly trained by Rob to have a deep and thorough understanding of
the technique which is based on sound psychological principles and is fully backed
up by research. (In fact the latest research carried out is the most comprehensive
and insightful paper on Emetophobia -
It is probably not too much of a claim to say that Rob Kelly and the Thrive Consultants may be collectively the most knowledgeable therapists in the field of Emetophobia anywhere in the world!
Today, with the Thrive Programme & Cognitive Processing and Integration Therapy, Anne exclusively uses “Professional, Ethical & Evidence Based Approaches” in her clinical work.