Meet the Team

The NeuroLove website has been created with love by an amazing team of people who are all here to share their love and skills with you.

Everyone contributes in their own unique and special way and together we make NeuroLove.

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Anna - Facilitator
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Bamborde - Technical Lead
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Christella - Art Psychotherapist

I am a HCPC, BAAT registered Art psychotherapist and Clinical supervisor. I have sufficient experience in supervising trainees and qualified psychotherapists. My specialist clinical experience lies within CAMHS, mainstream and non-mainstream education. Additionally, I have also developed and facilitated art psychotherapy groups with adults with acute mental health needs.

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Chukumeka - Suicide Prevention Advisor
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Clinton - Social Therapist

Proudly mixed race, embracing all parts of my Nigerian, Guyanese and British cultural heritage. My passion for being an advocate for Mental Health comes from a personal place of overcoming struggles. Currently working across a 5 campus college group in East London in Learning & Development, Events Coordination & Mental Health/First Aid.

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Cris - Designer
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Diane - Youth Work Advisor
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Ella - Social Therapist
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Ella - Dance Facilitator
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Ellie - Social Therapist
Ellie completed her undergraduate degree in Anatomy and Human Biology at the University of Liverpool in 2015. With a keen interest in mental health and neurobiology Ellie worked for a year delivering the Neuro Champions programme in schools across Merseyside whilst applying to study graduate entry Dentistry. Ellie is now going into her second year of a four year programme studying Dental Surgery at the University of Liverpool, whilst continuing work with Chanua part-time.
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Ellis - Games Facilitator
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Erinma - Sheffield Doc Fest Partner
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Glen - Technical Assistant

I am a Computer Science student and Windsurfing president at University of Liverpool. I was lucky enough to first work with Chanua at Hacking Health Liverpool. My first role was as a trainee developer working mainly on the Chanua website and I have transitioned to my current role working on the many websites and other technical aspects that come under the Chanua branch.

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Joanne - Youth Work Advisor
I am very lucky to be a youth worker. I love working with young people and have worked in different projects over the years. I am now in a team managing and delivering Targeted Support to young people and delivering Ace’s work with parents. Much of our work is trauma related. The young people we work with are amazing and Neuro love is a fantastic project to be involved with.
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Karla - Art Facilitator
Karla Rimaitis is a St Helens based artist who has produced work over the years for the NHS and community health and social care related projects. Karla started out her career in the NHS as an apprentice and has now gained over 16 years’ experience within a variety of NHS and healthcare settings along with achieving a fine art degree in painting and a qualified teacher.
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Kate - Clinical Psychologist
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Lorraine - Clinical Psychologist

Lorraine has experience working across the age span with a variety of presenting difficulties. This has involved working across inpatient, outpatient and community settings in the NHS, NGO and voluntary sector including work internationally. Some areas of clinical work have included physical health, depression, anxiety, trauma, emotional regulation difficulties, relationship problems, bereavement and sexual abuse survivors.

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Megan - Clinical Lead
A qualified Psychotherapist, Megan completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Liverpool and an Ma in Art Psychotherapy at the University of Hertfordshire. With over 15 years of clinical and research experience in the field of mental health and wellbeing, Megan brings this experience together with her love of people, art and baked goods to her work!
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Miriam - Facilitator
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Naomi - Partnerships Lead
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Rebecca - Art Facilitator
Rebecca Sharples is a Fine artist from south London. A freelance painter and illustrator as well as an Art youth worker. She has taught Art is schools and has been involved in a number of community Art projects. Rebecca Specialises mainly in portraiture and Mixed media. currently studying a MA in Art Psychotherapy.
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Regina - Safeguarding Lead
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Saeed - Facilitator
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Sara - Social Therapist
Sara is a creative soul, excited by technology and innovation. She is originally Croatian but has lived and studied in four European countries. Apart from experience in cultural and linguistic diversity, she is currently finishing her PhD in Education and teaching students about inclusion. Sara has been one of the learning facilitators for our Neuro Champions programme.
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Sarah - Social Therapist
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Selina - Data Scientist
I’m Selina and I work on data analytics to find out how NeuroLove is used, and how we can make it better. I’m also a Physics PhD student at the University of Liverpool, working on analysing and modelling DNA damage.
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Shaunna - Social Therapist
My experience is I have a first-class BSc in Applied Psychology and currently studying MSc in brain and behaviour (cognitive neuroscience). I have done a range of volunteer work: substance abuse, adult learning disabilities and outreach work with ex-sexual offenders. I have sat on forums, attended workshops and directly liaison with MP’s for improving the standards of social care for care leavers and children in care.
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Sheetal - Dance Facilitator
Sheetal Maru began her dance training at John Moores University, Liverpool. Graduating with First Class Honours, she continued her dance journey as a dance practitioner, choreographer and is now a multi-disciplinary artist. After working internationally on projects in Brazil and Switzerland, her television credits include Muller Yoghurt, Desi Rascals and Bolly Flex. Sheetal is currently Associate Artist with Milapfest and Movema World Dance Company, working to bring people together, share movement and culture and celebrate themselves!
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Ste - Clinical Psychologist
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Tyna - Psychotherapist
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Victoria - Social Therapist
Victoria is a University of Liverpool Psychology graduate who is currently expanding her experience working with vulnerable groups. She also enjoys dance, art, and being creative. Therefore, she is aiming to do an Art Therapy Masters in the near future.