Michelle Shanley

Clinical Director for S2BH My background is as a mental health social worker, I worked in secondary mental health services for over 10 years before deciding to leave to pursue my career as a psychotherapist. I have completed my 4 years training at the Ellesmere Centre and left the NHS almost 3 ye...
Lesley Ray

Lesley Ray

Pastoral Support Lesley Ray is our Pastoral Support and is here to help with essays and how best to fulfil the academic criteria and processes around this, or with any non-academic problems that are creating obstacles. Her email is lesleyraycounselling {at} gmail dot com

Kay Durrant M.Ed

Self Employed Consultant and Trainer I am leading on the Equality and Diversity Committee and am seeking volunteer student’s to assist me in the meetings which will only be two or three times a year. Current membership is only three people and we are now using the online technology to hold meeti...

Laura Stead

Managing Director for S2BH My background before my TA journey was as an Operations Director in a regional construction training company. Having moved on from this career and starting a family I was keen for a new direction in something that motivated me and I could find a balance with. I joined ...

Gemma Wardell

Trainer and CPD Lead (Director of S2BH) I play an active and varied role in both Space2BHeard CIC and The Ellesmere Centre for Psychotherapy and Training. My role in within Space2BHeard is as one of the company Directors. Along with my Directorship duties, I manage the ReMind Service which provid...

Kathie Hostick

Psychothotherapist and Director of Training at the Ellesmere
Joanne Brady of The Ellesmere Centre

Joanne Brady

Business Support / Administrator Joanne joined the team in 2020 and is in charge of the administration, from trainee enrolment, to finance, to making sure we have enough tea bags.  Joanne comes from a background in print management, marketing, and data management and enjoys the all-round nature ...

John Bradley

Counsellor and Children and Young People Course Facilitator

Mike Hostick

Partnership Manager, Finance and Website I have worked behind the scenes at the Ellesmere Centre throughout its history mainly looking after the finances and the website. I have become increasingly involved in the process of change as the centre has divided to form two separate business entitie...