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BACP Organisational Member

This project is part funded by the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund. Making management of migration flows more efficient across the European Union.

The Staff

 

Haven Team Members

 

Haven has a small staff team that is led by Dianne Hamilton Head of Children, Young People and Well-being at Goodwin.   Dianne has a background in early years, adult education, management and leadership  and leads on the children, young people and well-being project areas as part of a small senior management team.  Dianne is involved in an operational and strategic capacity within Goodwin and through partnerships delivering services in these areas.

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

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 (Accredited) 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).

Stuart Murray-Borbjerg – Art Psychotherapist: HCPC registered professional with experience of working in NHS psychological trauma services, forensic settings and community family centres, working with adults, young people and children, with particular experience with refugees and asylum seekers.

Gayle Clark – Therapist,  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 MBACP accredited.

Andrew Dolan – have experience of working as a Senior Counsellor / Psychotherapist for a number of different counselling services within the public and private sectors, including HMP Everthorpe and private residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres. More recently I worked as a Team Leader for ReNew, a community-based addiction service. I am also sub-contracted for Time To Listen, a non-for-profit charity working with children, adults and families. I have a Diplomas in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy, Psychotherapeutic Counselling and Addiction Counselling.

Lesley Jane Ness – Joined Haven as Therapist in 2019 with 12 years NHS experience helping adults and young people overcome common mental health conditions using cognitive behavioural therapy interventions.  Assessed and treated clients one-to-one and delivered group courses.  Was an active member of the Reflective Systemic Family Therapy team and was employed in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Came to mental health from a background in law.  Has Postgraduate qualifications in primary care mental health and primary and secondary care cognitive behaviour therapy.

Stella Munthali-Armstrong – Liaison Case Worker: Graduated in 2014 from the University of Hull with an Upper class 2:1 Bachelors Degree in Social Work. She holds 5 years work experience with Adults, Young People & Children across various sectors, providing interventions in mental health, substance misuse, education and criminal justice sectors. Stella’s role in the team focusses on offering structured solutions based on theoretical interventions that enable pathways towards self-development. Her passion is building meaningful working relationships with clients and other professionals to achieve the best possible outcomes. She is appointed to work with children who have comes to the UK as part of the Syrian Resettlement programme and together with our family therapist, facilitates the increase in resilience for Refugees to take on coping mechanisms that promote independence and autonomy.

 

 

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