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
Finance Manager
Trish Cornish
Chief Officer

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

Brian Porter
Senior Counsellor
Catherine Welsh
Debra Meah
Bereavement Support Group

WASP – Community Team

Leigh Ann Thomson
Community Co-ordinator
Helen Lister
Support Worker
Jenae Shaw
Community Support Worker
Paul Booth
Community Support Worker
Vic Austin
Community Support Worker

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