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The trainers

Information and resources for the people delivering/facilitating the programme offline themselves. This can be a password-protected area. This would contain a broken down version of the trainers’ manual in the same style as the mini-book versions we will create for the online training programme content.

The trainers

Take a look below to see our dedicated team of trainers!

Phillipa-Team

Philippa Perry

Philippa is a Psychotherapist and Author, committed to demystifying psychotherapy.

Her acclaimed graphic novel Couch Fiction of 2010 did just that, and was followed by her 2012 book How To Stay Sane, both published by Pan MacMillan.

Philippa is an eminent UK spokesperson on Psychotherapy and writes widely in the media.

She lives in London and Sussex with her husband, the artist Grayson Perry, and enjoys gardening, cooking, parties, walking, tweeting and watching telly.

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Harriet Spicer

Harriet is an expert in governance, strategy, process, and the personal behaviours and relationships that inform these things.

She was a Founding Director of Virago Press, the feminist publishing company, and worked there for over twenty five years.  Later, she served on the Judicial Appointments Commission and the Lottery Commission.

She is currently a Founding Partner of Working Edge Coaching and Mentoring, a Council Member of the London School of Economics, an advisor to youth charity Uprisers, and has two grown-up children.

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Lionel Joyce OBE CBE

Lionel is a former NHS Chief Executive, and pioneer of the Service User Empowerment movement. He has won both an OBE and CBE for his services to Mental Health

He was CEO of Newcastle City Health – a large Mental Health teaching trust – where he created service user based services and advocacy, brought CBT to the UK, and actively promoted alternatives to hospital and Psychiatric care.

As one of the UK’s leading experts in mental health, he has served as a Legal Services Commissioner, a member of the Public Guardian Board, a Mental Health Act Commissioner, the Chairman of Turning Point, and Founder of the Mental Health Providers’ Forum.

He is currently Chair of the Road to Recovery Trust and spends much of his time helping people in 12-step recovery to discover their vocation and escape from benefits

Michael-Team

Michael Mueller MBA

Michael Mueller is a Managing Director at Barclays Corporate Banking Division and is passionate about social entrepreneurship.

He is interested in the opportunities and challenges that social enterprises face when applying business models to create social value in areas where governments, markets and charities have failed.

Prior to joining Barclays in London, Michael worked in senior positions for international banks in Europe,  Asia and Australia. Michael holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Diploma in Organisational Psychology (INSEAD).

Originally from Germany, he lives in Richmond with his wife Carola and 3 daughters and enjoys mountain biking, running, windsurfing and sailing.

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Hugh Thornberry CBE

Hugh worked in children’s services in the statutory and voluntary sectors for over 40 years retiring from his last role of Chief Executive at Adoption UK in early 2017.

Prior to joining Adoption UK Hugh held a range of senior director roles at Action for Children.

Hugh is currently Chair of the Board of Trustees for Chance UK, a mentoring charity for primary age children and Chair of the Board of Trustees for Become, the national charity for children in care. Hugh represented the charity nationally through serving on the Board of Compact Voice and the NCVO Advisory Group.

Hugh is currently a professional advisor to the National Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board.

Hugh is a qualified social worker and youth and community worker and has an MBA in Public Services Administration.

Hugh was awarded a CBE in the 2016 New Year’s Honours for services to children and families.

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Hugh Thornberry CBE

Hugh worked in children’s services in the statutory and voluntary sectors for over 40 years retiring from his last role of Chief Executive at Adoption UK in early 2017.

Prior to joining Adoption UK Hugh held a range of senior director roles at Action for Children.

Hugh is currently Chair of the Board of Trustees for Chance UK, a mentoring charity for primary age children and Chair of the Board of Trustees for Become, the national charity for children in care. Hugh represented the charity nationally through serving on the Board of Compact Voice and the NCVO Advisory Group.

Hugh is currently a professional advisor to the National Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board.

Hugh is a qualified social worker and youth and community worker and has an MBA in Public Services Administration.

Hugh was awarded a CBE in the 2016 New Year’s Honours for services to children and families.

How we train

Information and resources for the people delivering/facilitating the programme offline themselves. This can be a password-protected area. This would contain a broken down version of the trainers’ manual in the same style as the mini-book versions we will create for the online training programme content.

Meet the team

Wellbeing Outcomes (using ORS) from 7 Programmes. N = 50/July 2013

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