Wellbeing Advisor and Facilitator for Aid Sector Professionals and Change-Makers

Wellbeing is a collective effort.                                  Let’s bring our humanity back into our organisations.

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Welcome

I provide support to aid and development organisations to be more compassionate, caring and inclusive. Drawing on 15 years of work within the sector, and seminal and cutting edge doctoral research, I offer research, workshops and wellbeing practices aimed at transforming our working environments and our capacities as change-makers.

Wellbeing in the aid sector is not just about making oneself feel better. My work aims to bring awareness to how particular belief systems and working practices run through organisations and perpetuate a damaging culture that leaves staff feeling unsupported, unappreciated and fearful of speaking up.

I believe that it is everyone’s responsibility – management and staff – to work together at changing the way we help ourselves, each other, and the communities we serve. I am here to support you in the process of self and collective care, so that we truly embody our humanitarian values.

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Featured Posts

Harassment at UNAids and Save the Children and what needs to change

In the last 24 hours two aid agencies – both highly resourced, with considerable global influence – have come under fire for failing to act … Read more

Healing Trauma through the Body

In the last week I’ve been following, when I can, the online Embodied Trauma conference. This was an essential, ground-breaking initiative that challenges the purely … Read more

A Personal Account of Trauma and Healing

Trigger warning: I will be addressing the delicate issue of trauma, and how it has shown up in my life – and how it is … Read more