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OTHER WORK

I enjoy and thrive on a varied workload. I am fortune to hold other leadership and strategic positions in organisations. All of this experience feeds into the design and delivery of  the training I offer at Starra Education.

SCOTTISH PARLIMENT

I am a member of the Cross Party Group on Mental Health. Our aim is to influence mental health policy and practice by bringing together the mental health sector and community in Scotland.

PSYCHOLOGISTS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE SCOTLAND

I am a figurehead for Psychologists for Social Change Scotland. We are a group of psychologists interested in applying psychology to policy and political action.

THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

I have been a Psychology Tutor and Widening Participation Postgraduate Tutor at the University of Glasgow since 2019. To return to the institution where I gained my first degree in Education, as a teacher, is very special and this is a role and community that I love being a part of.

NURTURE SCOTLAND

I lead Nurture Scotland as Chair. We are an organisation who support kinship carers in their often underestimated role. This is a personal and passionate role for me as I was raised in kinship care.

GOVAN YOUTH INFORMATION PROJECT

I am very proud to be a director for GYIP, a non-profit organisation who deliver empowering youth work to children and young people. Govan is an area of multiple deprivation and where I grew up.

PSYCHREG

I am a contributor to Psychreg and write frequent articles for their platform. Psychreg is an award-winning media company dedicated to keeping everyone informed about psychology, mental health and wellness. 

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