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Dr Freddy Jackson Brown. Chartered Clinical Psychologist.
Dr Duncan Gillard. HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) registered Senior Educational Psychologist
Dr Nic Hooper. Senior Lecturer of Psychology at the University of the West of England.
Dr Corinna Grindle. Associate Professor



Catherine is a highly experienced and motivated project manager. She has an excellent track record and offers strong interpersonal, organisational and diplomacy skills.

Catherine's previous employers include Saatchi and Saatchi Advertising and MTV Europe. She also trained as a Certified Pilates Instructor in Sydney, Australia and on her return to the UK secured a position working with West Ham United Football Club. She has a comprehensive understanding of the world of football.

Catherine also has an 11 year old son playing with the Junior Premier League and for a local grassroots club. Catherine has identified the need for mental health support for young footballers as she recognises that low self esteem, rejection and pressure applies across all levels.


Dr Freddy Jackson Brown is an HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) registered, chartered clinical psychologist with 20 years experience working with children and families in the NHS.

He has published a range of peer reviewed articles and book chapters on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), behaviour analysis, disability and sexuality, and 'Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Dummies'. His expertise includes child development, language and communication, challenging behaviour, staff systems, emotional literacy and supervision.


Dr Duncan Gillard is an HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) registered Senior Educational Psychologist, with a specialist interest in evidence-based wellbeing interventions for youth. He is the co-author of the popular self-help book 'Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Dummies' and of several peer reviewed articles on the subjects of ACT and related approaches. Much of his work focuses on the development, implementation and evaluation of whole school and targeted interventions to promote and improve children's wellbeing and resilience. Dr Duncan Gillard provides training, coaching, supervision and direct intervention to support evidence-based approaches to improving youth mental health.


Dr Nic Hooper is a Senior Lecturer of Psychology at the University of the West of England. He has published a number of scientific articles, book chapters and books in the area of youth mental health. His latest book, 'The Unbreakable Student', has been featured in many media outlets including The Daily Telegraph and The Independent. Dr Nic Hooper is also a keen footballer and played for Cardiff City, West Bromwich Albion and Nottingham Forest as a youth player.


Dr Corinna Grindle is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR) at the University of Warwick. She has taught numerous university courses for psychologists and educationalists regarding behaviour change, curriculum design and effective instruction. Her research has been published in several peer reviewed education and psychology journals. Dr Corinna Grindle's research and practice has been recognised internationally through invited conference presentations, most recently in Scandinavia and in America.

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