OUR TEAM

Chair of Trustees

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Louise McCabe

MSc, MCIPD

I am a Responsible Business Consultant with many years’ experience in Corporate Responsibility and a background in HR, marketing and communications.  My company Flourish CSR provides specialist advice to high street retailers, global fashion brands and NGOs on a range of issues including sustainability and climate action, ethical sourcing, diversity and inclusion, animal welfare and charity partnerships. 

Trustees

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Sarah Fairburns

Trustee 

I am a psychotherapist and was one of the first to work with clients with TFSW when the charity was created. After many years I chose to step back from the frontline and become a trustee instead. Since then I’ve had several different roles: fundraising initiatives, organising conferences, marketing and proofreading leaflets.

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John Eames

Trustee

I have worked as a barrister representing individual clients in immigration cases in courts and tribunals. I am a tribunal judge sitting in the social entitlement and immigration & asylum chambers of the First-tier Tribunal

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Miriam Nye

Trustee

I have over 10 years’ experience as a specialist social worker working with refugees. I currently run a support service for refugees and migrants living with HIV in the Bristol area. 

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Liz Murphy

MB, ChB

I worked as an inner-city GP with a remarkably diverse population for many years. I became interested in the physical, psychological, and social issues affecting the health of people I was working with who had fled war, persecution, or oppression. I became a trustee of TFSW after retiring from clinical work.        

Director

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Judy Ryde

PhD UKCP reg.

I am a psychotherapist and particularly interested in working across cultures and within the field of intercultural therapy, working with those who are traumatised by war and countries in conflict.

Administrator

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Julie Jeffery

Administrator

I have over 30 years of experience in financial operations, management and IT solutions. 

Therapists

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Michelle Oakman

Dip HIP UKCP reg.

As well as running a private practice in Bath, I work with the charity Trauma Foundation South West counselling refugees and asylum seekers.

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Lynn Linsdale

Dip HIP MA HIP

I have particular experience associated with working with clients suffering from anxiety, trauma, depression PTSD, and sexual abuse,

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Ellen Hart

BA Hons

I have twenty years of experience with problems such as anxiety, depression, trauma, bereavement, loss, addiction, eating disorders, physical and sexual abuse, relationship problems, lack of confidence, and many others.

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Pat Dannahy

HIP UKPC reg.

Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapist

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Marianne Johnson

AdvDip MA UKCP

I am an accredited psychotherapist working with both individuals and couples. I work in an integrative way, which means I am trained in a number of therapeutic approaches.

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Susan Pontin

BA Dip HIP UKCP reg.

My approach as a psychotherapist places high value on the human relationship between client and therapist.

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Chloe Tahta

MA Psychotherapy Dip HIP UKCP reg.

As well as running a private practice in Bath, I work with the charity Trauma Foundation South West counselling refugees and asylum seekers.

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Nicola Jefferies

BA (Hons) HDP, Dip HIP, MA

People come to therapy for a wide range of reasons. Sometimes you may have a clear idea of the things that are concerning you, or you may just feel low and weighed down with worries.

Kirstie Adamson

BA, MSc, SEP, BACP(Accred)

Over 20 years experience of working with trauma, transition, adoption, attachment. I am also a somatic experiencing practitioner so particularly work on links between our emotions and the movements and sensations of our body. I was previously a lawyer working in family and children law.

Company Number: 07956417
Registered in England & Wales

Registered Charity  Number: 1146885

Therapy Rooms:
St Paul's Learning Centre
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls, Bristol
BS2 8XJ

Admin:
Barrow Castle
Rush Hill, Bath
Avon, BA2 2QR

tfsw@tfsw.co.uk

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