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

Care as a Political Act

Many of us are aware of the Audre Lorde quote: ‘Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of … Read more

Compassion, Inclusion, Resilience – New Workshops, and New Website!

There have been some new and exciting developments with my work in recent weeks, and I’m thrilled to share some updates with you – on … Read more

Compassionate and Inclusive Leadership: A Conversation Starter for Staff Wellbeing in the Aid Sector

“I think mental health problems in this sector are greeted with laziness and weakness. We’ve always not delivered in this sector, we can never do … Read more