Chukumeka (Chukes) Maxwell

Co-Founder & Joint CEO Director of Innovation and Strategy

Suicide prevention trainer specialising in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainer (ASIST), SafeTalk and is a Compassion Circles facilitator.

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Neville Connor

Joint CEO Director of Community, Culture and Diversity

Neville is an Artist and Creative who has also worked for the NHS for over 14 years.

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Lauriance Gerthoffer-Ham

Director Projects and Marketing

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Derek O'Toole

Joint CEO Director of Operations & Finance

As of December 2021 Derek has agreed to join ATPS CIC and is responsible for pulling together our strands of work in regard to communities and professionals within the continuum of mental health and wellbeing.

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Damaris Mwangi

Non Exec & Pan African Adviser

Damaris is a qualified Humanistic Integrative Psychotherapist/Counsellor, working with the NHS.

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Advisory Board Members

Lucy Chenery

Formally Young People Director & Natural Helpers Co-ordinator

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Heidi Rose

Co-Founder & Director of Circlewise CIC

Certified psychotherapeutic counsellor, eco-therapist and council facilitator

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Penelope Welbourne


A Pathway Lead for Advanced Professional Practice in Child and Family Social Work with specialist interests in child protection, children's rights and family law.

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Kirsty Matthews

Safeguarding Adviser & Supporter

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Advisors & Associates

Jan Pritchard

Lead ATPS Trainer & Counsellor

Person Centred counselling through CBT, Gestalt and therapeutic practice.

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Dr Irina Ungureanu

International Associate Romania

Transpersonal therapist, breathcoach, group trainer and lecturer, specialising in Compassionate Inquiry (CI) with Dr. Gabor Maté.

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John Woolner


Enthusiastic about systems theory as it applies to human relationships, and to exploring interventions that bring about lasting change at the level of meaning and understanding.

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Nik Sutherland

Therapeutic Counsellor & Supervisor

A double award winning drug & alcohol practitioner, certified laughter yoga leader & a training provider.

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Andrew Russell

National & North East

Freelance Trainer and Social Care Consultant specialising in Suicide Prevention & Mental Health.

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Dr Isobel Russell

National North & North East

A freelance ASIST trainer, with specialisms in mental health and bereavement assistance helping children in families who have lost someone to suicide.

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Lydia Tewkesbury

Social Media & Communications

An experienced social media manager who works hard to connect people with services they need most.

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Alan Dagg

Senior Training Coach - NI

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Alice Newton-Leeming

National North West

12 years experience within the field of mental health and suicide prevention and is part of the first cohort for ASK workshops – Assessing Suicide Risk in Kids.

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Courtney Buckler

LGBTQ Advisor & Supporter

LGBTQIA+ and youth advisor for Action to Prevent Suicide, focusing on how people with depression make sense of their experiences.

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Jenny Pickup

ASIST Safetalk Consultant UK Wide

Over 23 years of experience working with suicide prevention and mental health. Working as a dedicated quality assurance role to support an international network of ASIST trainers.

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Joyce Borgs

National - Wales

ASIST trainer and manages advisor services for Parkinson's UK, her passion lies within the charity and organisational development sector.

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Nick Brown

National - London SE

Freelance Trainer & Coach specialising in Suicide Prevention & Mental Health and an International Training Coach for LivingWorks Education.

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Freelance Associates & Supporters

Chloe Tingle

Freelance Independent Consultant

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Janet Smithson

Community/Freelance Consultant Researcher & University of Exeter

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Our Interns

Working in collaboration with Exeter University internship scheme has been an incredible experience. We have had over 14 part-time students which has provided us with a range of talented individuals who are coming together to help support a world freer of mental ill health and suicide.

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Richard Massey

Social work student

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Naami Soya

Psychology student

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Sami Instone

Media and film student

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Safeguarding Panel & Advisory Board

Shara Amoui

Social worker

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Caron Parke


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India Oakley-Smith

Company Secretary, Goodwill In Action To Prevent suicide CIO

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Lydia Tewsksbury

Social Media

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