Meet the Team

Sunderland Mind has a wide range of people that deliver support to our community.
We would like to introduce you to them below.

Management Team

Dorothy Gardiner
Project Manager
Trish Cornish
Deputy Manager

Counselling Team

Jean Walker
Counselling Co-ordinator
Deborah Baldwin
Erin Russell
Marie Gregory
Anger Management
Volunteer Counsellor
Kaily Robson
Counselling Administration Support
Emily Blyth
Maxine Taylor
Georgia Hutton
Volunteer Counsellor
Helen Lister
Listening Ear Service
Support Worker
Brian Porter
Senior Counsellor
Charlotte Harrison
Catherine Welsh
Debra Meah
Bereavement Support Group

Adult Services

Lesley Cook
Moving On Development Worker
Susan Fairweather
Groups Volunteer

Anne Boyle is also a Volunteer who runs our Keeping On – Loss through Suicide group. You can contact her via

WASP – Young People’s Services

Leigh Ann Thomson
Young People’s Co-ordinator
Jenae Shaw
Young People’s Support Worker
Vic Austin
Young People’s Support Worker