Meet the Team

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

Management Team

Trish Cornish
Chief Officer
Dorothy Gardiner
Finance Manager

Counselling Team

Jean Walker
Counselling Clinical Co-ordinator
Deborah Baldwin
Marie Gregory
Anger Management +
Volunteer Counsellor
Kaily Robson
Counselling Administration Support
Emily Blyth
Maxine Taylor

Brian Porter
Senior Counsellor
Jill Hedley
Catherine Welsh

WASP – Wellbeing Team

Leigh Ann Thomson
Wellbeing Lead Officer
Paul Booth
Wellbeing Support Worker

Jenae Shaw
Wellbeing Support Worker
Helen Lister
Support Worker + Listening Ear Service

Vic Austin
Wellbeing Support Worker

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