Meet the Team

We have a dedicated, friendly and experienced team of staff who work both with clients and keeping things running in the offices. Find out more about them below.

CEO

Michelle Hill

Michelle Hill

CEO

Michelle is the Chief Executive Officer and is passionate about supporting stronger relationships, tackling domestic abuse and encouraging healthy family life.

Head of Domestic Abuse Services

Anna Callaghan

Anna Callaghan

Head of Domestic Abuse Services

Anna is responsible for our domestic abuse department.

Head of Business Services

Marian Mallery

Marian Mallery

Head of Business Services

Marian is responsible for managing the business and administration functions within TLC: Talk, Listen, Change.

Clinical Lead

Carter Portch

Carter Portch

Clinical Lead

Carter is our Clinical Lead and is responsible for overseeing the structure, organisation and strategic approaches of our services from a clinical perspective. Carter has 38 years experience in the sector and is qualified to Masters level in Counselling and Couples therapy, with a PGDip in Family Therapy and a Certificate in Clinical Supervision.

Marketing Officer

Paige Hughes

Paige Hughes

Marketing Officer

 Paige manages the Marketing & Communications of the organisation. She works to develop strategies which cover all areas including; digital marketing, copywriting, advertising, agency management, partnership acquisition, design, internal comms, events, PR and Media opportunities.

Family Mediator

Victoria Hill

Victoria Hill

Family Mediator

Victoria runs our Family Mediation service, through which separated or separating couples can make arrangements for their children and finances.

Counselling Services Manager

Emma Jones-Holding

Emma Jones-Holding

Counselling Services Manager

Children and Young People's Counsellor

Wey Goodman

Wey Goodman

Children and Young People's Counsellor

Domestic Abuse Prevention Worker

Laith Gibani

Laith Gibani

Domestic Abuse Prevention Worker

Referral and Assessment Worker, Striving for Change

Sherish Aslam

Sherish Aslam

Referral and Assessment Worker, Striving for Change

STRIVE Coordinator

Sharon Doyle

Sharon Doyle

STRIVE Coordinator

Sharon is our STRIVE Project Coordinator and has worked on the project for just over 18 months. Sharon began her role as a part-time member of staff, recruited and trained all volunteers and built relevant networks.

STRIVE Officer

Nikki Bailey

Nikki Bailey

STRIVE Officer

Nikki origionally joined TLC through the STRIVE project as one of the first volunteers in 2015. Finding a passion for the project, she worked her way up in the volunteer structure and was employed as the STRIVE Officer in May 2017.

Relationship Counsellor & Counselling Supervisor

Maisa Garcia-Fernandez

Maisa Garcia-Fernandez

Relationship Counsellor & Counselling Supervisor

Business Administrator & Data Analyst

Jamie Carew

Jamie Carew

Business Administrator & Data Analyst

Head of Development

Emily Williams

Emily Williams

Head of Development

Emily is our Head of Development and is responsible for bidding strategy, obtaining funding, managing contracts and oversees the development aspects of the charity.

Operations Manager

Lisa Spencer

Lisa Spencer

Operations Manager

Relationship Counsellor & Counselling Supervisor

Polly Sangar

Polly Sangar

Relationship Counsellor & Counselling Supervisor

Graduating with a First Class Psychology degree and developing her career as a Registered General Nurse, Polly’s practice is very focused on supporting others to achieve the best outcome possible.

First Voice Team Leader

Vicky Durkan

Vicky Durkan

First Voice Team Leader

Marketing Volunteer

Tara Blois

Tara Blois

Marketing Volunteer

STRIVE Volunteer Coordinator

Indhu Sharma

Indhu Sharma

STRIVE Volunteer Coordinator

After an undergraduate in psychology and a masters in social research and evaluation, Indhu qualified with a doctorate in clinical psychologist. Following this, she developed her career in children’s mental health and early intervention.

STRIVE Volunteer Coordinator

Jade Morrison

Jade Morrison

STRIVE Volunteer Coordinator

Relationship Counsellor & LGBT Lead

Alex Sanderson-Shortt

Alex Sanderson-Shortt

Relationship Counsellor & LGBT Lead

Children & Young People's Counsellor

Craig Hart

Craig Hart

Children & Young People's Counsellor

Children & Young People's Counsellor

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Children & Young People's Counsellor

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