Meet the Team

We employ a team of facilitators who work on a sessional or casual basis. We have a team of trained counsellors who work on a voluntary basis.

The core staff members are:

Lucinda Boocock

Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker

I facilitate courses like Anxiety Management, Coping With Depression, Positive About Me, Mood & Food and Better Out Than In (Anger Management). I am passionate about supporting women to feel more in control of their mental health and more positive about themselves.

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Mandy Johnston

Business Administrator

I provide line management and support to our Admin Team. I am responsible for overseeing all admin and office systems and procedures. I am also responsible for all financial systems associated with Tyneside Women’s Health.

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Stephanie Mann

Service Navigator

I am a Service Navigator employed by the Fulfilling Lives programme (funded by the Big Lottery). I aim to work with people with complex needs to help them move from crisis to stability.

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Sophie Mitchell

Team Lead / Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker

I am the Team Lead for the domestic abuse interventions delivered by Tyneside Women's Health.  I deliver workshops for professionals to raise awareness of domestic abuse issues, please email me if you would like to arrange one of these sessions or to discuss your requirements.

I facilitate the Sunday Lunch Group. This group runs twice each month at the Newcastle Office.  Each session the group prepares a meal together, it is also a chance to meet other women and learn new skills. You might also see me at other TWH sessions, as I do some occasional work covering for other members of staff when needed.

email-icon.png     sophie.mitchell@tynesidewomenshealth.org.uk

Jo Pearson

Counselling Coordinator / Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker

It is my role to ensure that our counselling service runs smoothly and I oversee all aspects of the counselling available at Tyneside Women's Health. I also facilitate the Gateshead Women’s Support Group for women with enduring mental health difficulties and occasionally run the ‘Positive about Me’ confidence course and the Wellness Recovery Action Planning (Wrap) course. 

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Joyce Rowden

Cleaner

Elaine Slater

Chief Executive Officer

It is my responsibility to ensure that all of our services run smoothly by supporting the facilitators and administration staff behind the scenes.  If you would like to come and discuss any areas of improvement, areas of good practice or any suggestions you might have about new things we could try, I will be happy to listen. If you are an organisation interested in working in partnership with us, please feel free to contact me.

email-icon.png Elaine.Slater@tynesidewomenshealth.org.uk

Vicky Smith

Service Navigator

I am a Service Navigator employed by the Fulfilling Lives programme (funded by the Big Lottery). I aim to work with people with complex needs to help them move from crisis to stability.

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Mandy Snee

Team Lead / Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker

I am the Team Lead for several of the mental health interventions offered by Tyneside Women's Health.  I also run the weekly Newcastle Women’s Support Group. I deliver courses on Confidence and also Bellydance for mental health. If you would like to know more, feel free to ask me.

email-icon.png Mandy.Snee@tynesidewomenshealth.org.uk

Debbie Mather

Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker / Counsellor 

I facilitate support groups for women affected by domestic abuse in Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside.  I deliver the Undoing the Damage of Domestic Abuse programme too.

I am also a volunteer Person Centred Counsellor and see female clients with all manner of mental issues on a weekly basis at Tyneside Women’s Health.

email-icon.png debbie.mather@tynesidewomenshealth.org.uk

 

Kathryn Evans

Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker

I am a Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker with a focus on engagement.  You will usually see me at Welcome Sessions, Introductory Workshops, and Drop Ins.  I also facilitate Make, Do & Share.  It is my role to contact women who don't regularly attend. 

I also volunteer as a counsellor and am studying to become a psychotherapist. I’ve always been fascinated by how we become who we are, and am passionate about supporting women to discover and define themselves.

email-icon.png    kathryn.evans@tynesidewomenshealth.org.uk