Meet Our Team

Hannah Clarke

Director

Hannah is a qualified integrative psychotherapist, animal assisted psychotherapist, EMDR therapist and clinical supervisor.

She has over 30 years’ experience of working with vulnerable adults, children & young people.

She is a member of the Scarborough Psychotherapy Training Institute, the EMDR Association UK and is UKCP registered.

Hannah loves animals, and has many feathered and furry friends.

Tony France

Director

Tony has been working with vulnerable children and families for over 35 years, originally starting his career as a mental health social worker.

Following twelve years in young people’s addiction services he went on to work internationally for the British Council developing services for vulnerable children in South Africa, Nova Scotia and Sweden.

He has worked as an advisor to Local Education Authorities, schools and charities.

Tony loves motorcycles, rugby and boxing.

Hayley Folley

Director

Hayley is a registered learning disability nurse with over 25 years experience of working with vulnerable children, young people and adults.

She works therapeutically with families, using a DDP informed approach and is known to never miss the opportunity to champion the principles of therapeutic parenting.

Hayley is a mum to two girls and spends her non existent free time studying towards her dream to become a Psychotherapist.

Lucy Axon

Therapeutic Services Administrator

Lucy joined the Headsight Team in January 2016 having been a full time mum for 17 years.

 She has Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications in therapeutic skills and has recently gained her Level 2 & 3 AAT accountancy qualifications and is working towards the level 4.

Lucy loves playing the piano when she gets the time and all things spreadsheets and numbery!

Patrick Clarke

Business Accounts Manager

Patrick is the newest member of our growing team and he is here to look after you, our client.

Patrick is dedicated to delivering an excellent client experience and wants to help you focus your needs so that you may access our services to achieve exceptional results.

His moto is ‘If you want it, ask. If you need it, shout it from the rooftops. 

Patrick has a passion for architecture, interior design and photography.

John Hier

Consultant Therapist

John is a UKCP registered Family and Systemic Psychotherapist with over fifteen years’ experience working across charitable and public sectors.  

John has specialised in supporting families affected by substance misuse and eating disorders through helping them to build upon their resources to make changes to their relationships and lives.

Outside of work, John loves getting out into the outdoors, hiking and photographing animals and landscapes.  He is also an enthusiastic music collector and likes to get out gigging when he can.

Richard Fellows

Consultant Therapist & Trainer

Richard offers Case Formulation Cognitive Behavioural Therapy that enables him to deliver a practical, common sense and collaborative approach to counselling that can really help with all levels of emotional distress.

He also delivers training on behalf of Headsight, always receiving excellent feedback for his depth of knowledge and ability to ensure participants feel connected and engaged.

Richard is another enthusiastic motorcyclist.

Anne Bolam

Training Services Administrator

Anne joined the team in 2019 as admin for the training side of Headsight.

Anne has ninja style skills with a life-long career in organising people, places & the fabric of time.

Don’t leave anything lying around the office for too long or she’ll have tidied it away. She can declutter a house in 3 hours & your life in a few days.

She loves animals, mostly cats & gardening. Oh & her children & husband…

Dave Rose

Advanced NVR Practitioner & Consultant Trainer

Dave supports families experiencing challenging behaviours, including child on parent violence, school refusal, developmental disorders and learning difficulties.

Dave uses DDP (Dyadic Developmental Practice) to inform his practice and has a background in residential social work, substance misuse and youth work. BILD accredited and provides Emotional & Mental Health support in schools.

His main passion in life is music, both listening to and learning to play and read.

John Rees

Education Consultant & Trainer

In a career of over 30 years, John has provided leadership, management, training and coaching to a wide range of professionals who work with, and for, children and young people; with evidence of increased health and educational improvement.

John regularly provides training for senior and middle leaders on a range of curriculum and leadership development courses. He has worked in the UK and overseas for the British Council.

Headsight Services Ltd are proud to work alongside John, who delivers a range of our training.

As a proud Welsh man he loves his rugby!

Stuart Allen

Headsight Services Ltd Accountant

Stuart breaks the mould of your typical accountant. He is very personable, approachable, dynamic and patient.

He is inspired by entrepreneurs and individuals he can build strong relationships with and have a positive impact on their business and taxation situation.

He takes great pride in helping you build success and achieve your goals.  Who says accountancy is boring?

Laura Scott

Consultant Therapist

Laura qualified as a Drama and Movement Therapist in 2015, from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. After years of dance and drama shaping her passion for the arts, and her life experiences enhancing her curious nature and love of people, she decided to merge the two together in order to be able to help children, young people and families to have a safe and supportive space to explore, understand and express their emotions and tell their stories. 

 

Laura worked with children and young people with emotional, behavioural and social difficulties in a charity setting, and then worked for three years at a charity that supports children, young people and their families following the death of a loved one. Laura now works in the CAMHS, in the NHS.

Atlanta Rayner

Consultant Therapist

Atlanta is a highly experienced Creative Writing for Resilience facilitator and Relationship and Psycosexual Counsellor with a proven track record of empowering and challenging clients to create change, understand patterns and find the best way forward for each individual. 

Atlanta works both one to one and with groups and has been engaged by Relate, Crusie Bereavement and as a trustee for Footsteps Counselling and Care.

Claire Stanley

Consultant Therapist

Claire is a BACP-registered integrative counsellor, and systemic and family therapy practitioner.  She has experience in working with palliative and bereavement services, and has particular interest and experience in working with families.

Claire lives on the beautiful island of Jersey

Heath Abbott

Consultant Therapist

Heath is an Integrative Psychotherapist and Non Violence Resistance informed practitioner.

He is a member of the Scarborough Psychotherapy Institute and UKCP registered.

As an Integrative Psychotherapist he is able to draw on various disciplines and adapt his approach to provide the best support for the families and clients he works with.

Heath is fascinated by neuroscience and psychoeducational literature, he also loves paddle boarding and running marathons.

Wendy Mitchell

Consultant Therapist

Wendy is a qualified Play and Creative Arts Therapist working in schools and in private practice. She also works as an attachment and family therapist with children and young people who have been adopted.  

Wendy has worked with children and young people for over 20 years. She qualified as a Primary School Teacher and worked as a Health and Wellbeing Consultant for Gloucestershire County Council for many years. This has given her extensive and relevant experience of meeting the emotional needs of children and young people.

Paula Brown

Consultant Therapist

Paula is a qualified PTUK-accredited Play Therapist who uses creative arts to support attachments within adopted families. She also works with children in schools and private practice to support issues such as anxiety, bereavement and domestic violence and brings her work as a professional storyteller into her practice. 

Paula has worked with children for 20 years as an Early Years Teacher, in playwork and play therapy. She writes for a variety of journals on topics relating to children, families and mental health and in her spare time she sings, dances and makes things from wood (though, for safety reasons, rarely at the same time!).

Dr Paul Beckley

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Dr Paul Beckley is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with a wealth of experience both in the NHS and in the private sector. He works with children and adults with a range of psychological and neurodevelopmental problems, including Autism Spectrum Disorder and learning disabilities. 

He is the Clinical Lead of an NHS assessment and treatment service for adolescents with severe trauma, attachment and behavioural difficulties. 

Paul loves the outdoors and grabs any opportunity to go camping, hiking or paddleboarding.

Jess O’Keeffe

Consultant Therapist

Jess is a psychodynamic psychotherapist who has recently branched out into eco-therapy. She works with children, and young people, helping them to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and overcome obstacles in their development.

The therapeutic work takes place from a clearing in the woods, with a simple shelter and fire pit, making it possible to meet outdoors all year round. 

Doing this work outside can have the effect of not only deepening clients’ understanding of themselves, and enabling freer expression, but also building their confidence in their natural environment and their role in the world, away from the usual pressures of school, social media, and social lives.

Cat Mitchell

Consultant Therapist

Cat is an HCPC registered music therapist, currently working in specialist further education and private practice. She has experience of offering music therapy across the life span, from neonatal intensive care to therapy at home for people living with dementia. 

Cat has over ten years experience working with children, young people and their families in various roles as a youth worker, teacher, community musician and therapist. 

Cat adopts a person-centred approach and will find a way of working that suits the individual whilst collaboratively working towards clinical goals. Cat is a qualified neurologic music therapist, slightly above average keys player and enjoys group singing. 

 

New therapists joining soon

Meet Colin and his support team

Colin is our much-beloved pig, and his dedicated team includes a gaggle of geese, a flock of chickens, a bulldog named Arthur, and more four-legged friends than you can possibly imagine.