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.

Head of Counselling (Clinical)

Carter Portch

Carter Portch

Head of Counselling (Clinical)

Carter is our Head of Counselling (Clinical) and is responsible for overseeing the structure and strategic approaches of our counselling 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 & Communications Manager

Paige Hughes

Paige Hughes

Marketing & Communications Manager

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.

Head of Counselling (Management)

Emma Jones-Holding

Emma Jones-Holding

Head of Counselling (Management)

Programme Manager and Children & Young People's Counsellor

Nafeesa Javed

Nafeesa Javed

Programme Manager and Children & Young People's Counsellor

Nafeesa has a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy and built her career working with elderly and adults living with Mental Health issues.

STRIVE Project Development Manager

Sharon Doyle

Sharon Doyle

STRIVE Project Development Manager

Sharon is our STRIVE Project Development Manager. A few years ago, 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

She shifted her career in 2008 and has worked within Counselling ever since. She holds an MA in Relationship Therapy, a Diploma in supervision and Certificates in both Sex Therapy and Young People’s Counselling. Polly is a Supervisor of TLC Counsellors, alongside working with individuals, couples, families and young people. She has also developed our strong Cancer Counselling links to provide support across Greater Manchester.

First Voice Team Leader

Vicky Durkan

Vicky Durkan

First Voice Team Leader

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

Jacqueline Mills

Jacqueline Mills

Children & Young People's Counsellor

Jacqueline has recently joined our team to support children who are affected by domestic abuse.

Children & Young People's Counsellor - The Right Angle

Natasha Dunn

Natasha Dunn

Children & Young People's Counsellor - The Right Angle

Children & Young People's Counsellor - The Right Angle

Bob Leach

Bob Leach

Children & Young People's Counsellor - The Right Angle

Stockport Homes Counselling Project Coordinator

Helen Scott-Wilson

Helen Scott-Wilson

Stockport Homes Counselling Project Coordinator

Helen has a Degree in Early Childhood Studies and formerly worked in educational settings supporting children with additional needs.

Head of Business Intelligence

Chris Cowen

Chris Cowen

Head of Business Intelligence

Support Coordinator

Laura Henshaw

Laura Henshaw

Support Coordinator

Laura works on The Right Angle as a Support Co-ordinator.

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