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Yasmin Brown

Training and Community Relationships Coordinator
Yasmin is our Training and Community Relationships Coordinator, she works with partners to develop relationships and training opportunities.
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Victoria Heeley

Business Support Manager

Victoria is the Business Support Manager for Dorset Mind, overseeing all the Core operations for the charity. An advocate of supporting people to their fullest potential, Victoria has practiced as…

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Vick Ashley

Qualified Counsellor
Qualified Counsellor Vick believes counselling can be a life-changing opportunity where you're supported to find your own answers.
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Tilini Subasinghe

Adult Services Project Team Leader

Tilini is our Adult Services Project Team Leader. She helps run our adult services that include talking and activity groups. Tilini has always been interested in learning about the brain…

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Tia Thorp

Children and Young People Services Manager
Our Children & Young People Services Manager Tia, oversees the delivery and development of services to benefit the wellbeing of young people. 
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Talya Disagciyan

Active Monitor Practitioner Team Leader

Talya is our Team Leader for the Active Monitoring programme. She joined us in 2019 to help build the programme for Poole that runs in partnership with Shore Medical. The…

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Sharon Best

Eco in Mind Project Coordinator

Sharon is Eco in Mind's Project Coordinator.  Sharon has a background in Public Health & Wellbeing. She has a unique skill set developed over the past twenty years working with…

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Sancho Loreto

Active Monitor Practitioner
Sancho is one of our Active Monitoring Practitioners. He enjoys supporting people with mental health challenges through a holistic lens.
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Ruth Hutton

Trainee Placement Counsellor
Ruth is one of our Trainee Placement Counsellors. She doesn't try to fix or tell clients what to do but offers them support as they find their own answers.
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Nicole McCormack

Head of Operations

Nicole is Dorset Mind's Head of Operations. She oversees our service delivery, service development and the Dorset Mind volunteer team.  She is also our Designated Safeguarding Lead. Nicole has worked…

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Nick Rowe

Dorset Community Mental Health Alliance Project Manager

Nick is Project Manager for the emerging Dorset Community Mental Health Alliance. This is a newly forming network of non-statutory organisations who wish to work together with statutory sector organisations…

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Melanie Woolrych

Active Monitor Practitioner
Melanie is one of our Active Monitoring Practitioners. She finds it rewarding supporting clients taking their first steps to improve their mental wellbeing.
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Marie Glen

Bidwriter and Legacy Administrator

Marie started working for Dorset Mind two and a half years ago as an administration volunteer because she wanted to help people struggling with mental health. Marie already supported her…

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Marie-Clare Gale

Training Manager
Our Training Manager Marie-Clare, wants to keep the conversation about mental health going to help normalise feelings that people experience.
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Liz Clough

Freelance Trainer
Liz is a Freelance Trainer for Dorset Mind Works, since January 2019. During that time she has delivered a wide range of training to our corporate clients.
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Linda O’Sullivan

Chief Executive
Linda O'Sullivan is Dorset Mind's CEO. She's passionate about putting participants central to everything we do and working collaboratively.
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Leonie Hurrell

Freelance Trainer
Leonie is one of our Freelance Trainers. A former headteacher, Leonie shares her experiences and talks about her own mental health to help reduce stigma.
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Lauren Kennedy

Active Monitoring Practitioner
Laruen is one of our Active Monitoring Practitioners based at the Southcoast PCN - she enjoys inspiring people to make small changes in their life to improve their wellbeing.
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Laura Coombes

Volunteer Team Leader

Laura is our Volunteer Team Leader which is a newly introduced role. She will be working closely with 3 teams within the Volunteering department to develop and grow these services…

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Karen Butcher

Finance Assistant

Karen is Dorset Mind's Finance Assistant and is responsible for bookkeeping, bank reconciliations and other exciting and essential tasks! Karen comes from a long background in charities and ran a…

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Hannah Garrett

Fundraising and Events Coordinator

Hannah's background in events began when she organised several charity fundraisers while she raised her two young children. The last event was a black-tie ball in aid of Dorset Mind,…

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Dee Swinton

Income Generation and Marketing Manager

Dee is Dorset Mind’s Income Generation & Marketing Manager.  She delivers our income generation strategy and has seen our income increase considerably to take us from being a very small…

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David Sutherland

Active Monitoring Practitioner
David is a Trainer, Befriending Coordinator and Active Monitoring Practitioner for Dorset Mind.He enjoys supporting people to make improvements in their mental health through coaching, discussing ways forward and guided self-help.
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Claire Sirmulis

Counselling Team Leader and Qualified Counsellor
Claire is our Team Leader for Dorset Mind's Adult Counselling team. She is passionate about empowering people to make positive change.
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