Academic Team

Meet our experienced, passionate and diverse academic team
Curriculum Manager

Al

Al has many years experience as a Curriculum Manager within further education. Al brings a wealth of knowledge and experience not just in education but also in therapy, as a qualified counsellor he understands the need to balance the academic knowledge with the ethical requirements needed to work safely and competently as a therapist. 

Al brings a sense of calm, knowledge and safety to the academic team. He is creative and thorough when facing challenges.

Al is there to support the academic team and ensure that as an organisation we maintain the high standards set out by Pearson/ BTEC for the qualifications that we deliver and also to offer guidance and additional support to our student counsellors to ensure they are meeting their full potential.

Al@supportingminds.com

Quality Lead

Helen

Helen has an indepth knowledge and passion for ensuring the quality of our students work not only meets Pearsons/ BTECs requirements but that each learners strength is fostered and encouraged whilst areas for improvement are nurtured and supported.

She has a gentle but meticulous approach and as a qualified therapist she also understands the need to balance the academic knowledge with the ethical requirements needed to work safely and competently as a therapist.

Helen@supportingminds.com

Course Tutor

Lisa

Lisa has a passion for making learning accessible and meaningful. Her teaching style encourages students to look past their academic fears and into the realness that they are embarking upon. Once her learners engage with "being" then the theory and academic writing flows.

Lisa is an experienced therapist with indepth knowledge of working across all client groups from children to adults and couples to families. She is continually developing her academic and self awareness through her love of learning. 

Lisa brings a realness, no frills and vibrant energy to the team. She is encouraging and passionate about therapy and her students.

Course Tutor

Kirsty

More about Kirsty coming soon.

Course Tutor

Genevieve

More about Genevieve coming soon.

Course Tutor

Sarah

More about Sarah coming soon.

Course Administrator

Samantha

Samantha is the glue that holds everything together. She not only supports the academic team with their roles but she is also the first point of contact for all student enquiries.

Samantha seamlessly guides students from enquiry status to enrollment and finally completion. She is passionate and motivated to ensure a high level of service is delivered throughout your studies with Supporting Minds.

Samantha@supportingminds.com