Meet Dorset Mind’s Leadership Team

Service Delivery Manager – Mandy Nicholson


Mandy is Dorset Mind’s Service Delivery Manager and a group facilitator.  She is passionate about supporting people to utilise their innate resources and achieve their full potential.

Mandy has worked within the Mental Health sector since 2003 in a variety of supportive and therapeutic roles.  She supports people who experience mental health problems towards improving their mental health and wellbeing.

Mandy is a qualified LGBTI affirmative Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and CBT Therapist.  She has 5 years counseling experience and has worked with LGBTI clients for 4 years.  As a member of BACP, Mandy upholds their Ethical Principles and Personal Moral Qualities.  These include: client-autonomy, justice, fidelity and self-respect.

Volunteer Manager and Group Facilitator – Rob Griffith

RobRob is a qualified social worker and is experienced in supporting people with mental health problems.

Rob has two roles with Dorset Mind – that of Volunteer Manager and Group Facilitator for Active in Mind.

As Volunteer Manager, it is Rob with whom a volunteer would first come into contact with.  Rob organises our volunteers, makes sure the relevant paperwork is in order and oversees their applications.  He also makes sure Dorset Mind adheres to the Volunteer Code of Conduct.  Rob has written and presents the Dorset Mind Induction Training.

Attending a new support group can be daunting.  As group facilitator Rob is always happy to meet with new members before they join his group.