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We draw our trainers from inside Health in Mind’s practice base, former staff and recognised experts from partner organisations.

Cindy Sanders leads a range of Health in Mind community-based services and is a leading trainer on a wide range of topics and skilled practice interventions.

Doreen Graham was Health in Mind’s Communications Manager from 2012 to 2017. She is a former magazine editor and has worked in third sector communications for over twenty years.

Jean Budge is an experienced psychotherapist and has led Health in Mind’s Trauma Support services for many years. She has designed and delivered a wide range of levels of training.

Simon Miller has years of experience working in suicide prevention and mental health improvement and is Midlothian’s Choose Life Development Worker and part of Health in Mind’s Orchard Centre Services.

Karen Walker is a Senior Mental Health Nurse Psychotherapist (CBT) within the Advanced Interventions Service, which is a UK wide specialist service providing assessment and treatment for severe and chronic treatment-refractory depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Duncan Wallace is the Learning and Development Co-ordinator at Health in Mind and has worked and lived with people who are homeless in London and Glasgow.

Alan Burnett is the Learning and Development Assistant at Health in Mind. He is also a qualified SMHFA Instructor and has lived experience of mental health issues for over 30 years.

Robert McCabe is a retired NHS Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who has worked in both Glasgow and Edinburgh. He currently volunteers with Health in Mind as a director as well as being a volunteer trainer.

Kirsty Anderson is a leading chartered clinical psychologist working in the NHS in Edinburgh who co-facilitates a monthly self-help group about hoarding.

Sue Hudson Craufurd (MSc. Addictions, CBT cert.) is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and has trained hundreds of practitioners who are interested in applying Motivational Interviewing in a variety of settings.

Theo Dijkman is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer. He is part of the Faculty of the Institute of Psychosynthesis in London, where he delivers training for their MA Psychotherapy programme.

Priscilla Marongwe is a professional facilitator and consultant with a focus on the sustainability of equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights in organisations.

Jules Flockhart and Alison McGhee are two of our WRAP facilitators and are experienced in working in mental health for Health in Mind across various services.

Krzysztof Novak and Anika Wycislik co-ordinate Health in Mind’s Equal Access services in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian. They both have many years of experience of working in minority ethnic services.

Emily Justice is an experienced Mental Health First Aid: Young People trainer and a Russian translator.