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BSC Sociology and social psychology with a specialism in inequality.
Diploma in Counselling-psychodynamic approaches, TA and CBT.
Mindfulness teacher for adults.
Mindfulness teacher for 11-18yr olds.
ASSIST- Applied Skills Suicide Intervention Skills Trainer.
Youth Mental Health First Aid/ Adult Mental Health First Aid trainer.
Resilience in young people, adults and communities.
Self-Management facilitator for CBT skills based trainings.
Background in Nursing, Counselling and Health and Social Care, Film and Creative Arts.
• Chief Officer Ynys Mon and Gwynedd Mind
• Applied Suicide Interventions Skills Trainer for Wales
• Adult Mental Health First Aid/ Youth Mental Health First Aid.
• Self-Management Training : Ynys Mon and Gwynedd Mind
Social Leadership Project Lead -Time to Change Wales
Responsible for the Social Leadership project arm of the Wales wide mental health anti-stigma campaign Time to Change.
Mental Health Foundation 2008 – 2011 Facilitating the delivery of Self-Management training for people experiencing mental health problems; providing the tools and skills for individuals to take control of their illness for themselves, and remain well.
Trustee Mind Cymru 2007 – 2011 Cardiff, United Kingdom
Counsellor RASA 2007 – 2009 Counsellor for women who have experienced rape or sexual abuse.
Outreach Worker Women’s Aid 2005 – 2006 Providing outreach support to women and families experiencing domestic abuse.
Support Worker SOVA 2004 – 2005 Project work with young offenders.
Researcher and Runner BBC January 2002 – September 2002
Worked within the consumer unit at White City London on programmes such as Watchdog and The Good the Bad and the Ugly. Also assisted on Top of the Pops within Television Centre.