Maria trained as a psychotherapist in Spain and obtained a MSc in cognitive science by Edinburgh University, she has worked in the field of mental health in Scotland for over a decade and set up The Mind's Well in 2014 as social enterprise. In her previous position in a national charity she worked as the self harm coordinator and gained valuable experience and knowledge of the issues affecting people who engage in self harming behaviours and those who look after them professionally or personally. Furthermore she provided managerial developmental and strategic support to several projects. Maria adheres to the code of conduct that is set up by the British psychological Society, COSCA (counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland) and COPAO (colegio Oficial de Psicologos de Andalucia Oriental in Spain.)
Peer Support & Project Manager
Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
thursday 10am - 6pm
Dee has worked in various care settings supporting children, young adults with learning disabilities, challenging behaviour, & the elderly, for over 18 years. She has gained valuable experience & knowledge whilst supporting people with a variety of illnesses, some of them include complex needs, mental health issues, behavioural & emotional problems.
Dee is using her extensive leadership and management background to help The Mind’s Well Team with her new role as the Peer Support Project Manager & Lead Facilitator. Dee is trained in Harmonizing (Emotional Wellbeing Coaching) & Life Coaching, she has always been passionate about making a positive difference in the world & supporting others to live a more fulfilled life. She also has a keen interest in energy work, crystal healing and other holistic therapies.