"In order to treat me equally,
you may have to treat me differently"

The Staff

There are currently six  members of the Haven Team, the Project Manager, two  Psychotherapists, two volunteer Psychotherapists, one Psychotherapist Supervisor and one Project Support Officer.

New Team

Jackie Wright – Project Manager is a qualified Registered State Nurse, Certified Midwife and Health Visitor. She is also an experienced Senior Manager and Project Manager, who has worked in Hull for over 25 years. She has extensive experience in working with marginalised communities including refugees and traveller communities. Jackie has also spent 3 years living in Bangladesh and Ghana as a VSO volunteer supporting NGOs as a Strategic Manager working with organisational managers and local people.

Basim Marzoog – Admin support worker, he is qualified Maths Teacher in his home country in Iraq and has been in England /Hull for six years.

Gwen Randall –  Counselling/Psychotherapist Supervisor, having worked two years as Therapist working with refugees and asylum seekers.Gwen has also worked with in the NHS, Victim Support and has a background of working with Occupational Health.Gwen’s experience of delivering supervision to colleagues, triaging and working with families is invaluable.

Agnes Ndebele – Relational Therapist who recently joined the Project in December 2015. She works in an integrative way drawing her approach from the psychodynamic, humanistic and solution focused approaches. Her 26 years previous work experience with the Police, Prison Services and the United Nations Interim Mission in Kosovo has been a solid foundation to her gained experience in therapeutic counselling. She worked as a mentor to the Kosovo Police dealing with war crime victims suffering from trauma and depression for 3 years and also with students from a wide diverse background for the past 4 year at The University of Bradford Counselling Services. Agnes is a qualified and registered member of the BACP who holds a BSc degree in Therapeutic counselling, Diploma (HE) Therapeutic Counselling and Certificate (HE) Counselling Skills all from Leeds Beckett University. She is also trained in Transactional Analysis (TA101).

Gayle Clark – Counsellor,  joined Haven in July 2013 after 4 years working in various settings within the NHS Primary Care Mental Health Team including HMP Hull, Pain Managements Clinic, GP’s surgeries and Reflective Systemic Family Therapy team and the Specialist BME Therapies team. Gayle qualified at York St John’s with 1st Class Hons in 2008 and is a BACP registered member.


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Place to clear your mind