The Anxious Minds Team

Our Fabulous Team

IN LOVING MEMORY OF SHAUN MCCOWIE – HEAD OF COUNSELLING WALLSEND

Shaun sadly passed away at the end of 2019. He provided counselling services to adults and children across the North East for over 16 years. Shaun was a volunteer who was passionate about improving mental health services across the North East. His dedication and determination will be carried on by the charity as we move on in our development. Shaun will be sadly missed by his colleagues and friends and hundreds of trainee counsellors he was a clinical supervisor and mentor.

Eddie

Hi, I founded Anxious Minds in 2015 after leaving the Armed Forces after 22 years of service on my war pension, due to a lack of early intervention and provisional…...

Jan

After obtaining my counselling qualification in 2007, I embarked on a journey to further develop my skills and expertise in the field. In 2010, I achieved the position of Clinical…...

Margaret

Hello, during my pursuit of a career in counselling, I underwent comprehensive training at Tyneside Metropolitan College. It was at this esteemed institution that I embarked on my journey to…...

Eric

During my professional career, I dedicated 22 years of service to the Armed Forces, where I reached the esteemed rank of Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2). This extensive experience within…...

Russell

Russell is a highly skilled and fully qualified counsellor who is deeply passionate about providing support to individuals in need. Drawing upon his extensive training and expertise, he has taken…...

Fiona

Hello, I am thrilled to share my journey with you. After a fulfilling career in the field of Education, I made the decision to embark on a new path as…...

Miranda

Before transitioning into the field of counselling, I had a fulfilling career in Education. However, driven by a deep passion for supporting others in their emotional well-being, I decided to…...

Glen

Glen is an accomplished and dedicated professional who has earned his credentials as a fully qualified counsellor and addiction support worker. His passion lies in providing unwavering support to the…...

Shelly

Shelly has achieved the highest level of professional competence as a counsellor, having completed all the necessary education, training, and certification requirements. Her journey to becoming a fully qualified counsellor…...

Charlie

Charlie’s journey towards becoming a highly skilled and fully qualified counsellor is a testament to her unwavering commitment to helping others. Her passion for providing support to individuals in need,…...

Claire

Claire is an accomplished and compassionate professional who has dedicated her career to supporting people in their journey towards healing and empowerment. As a fully qualified counsellor, she possesses the…...

Claire

Greetings! I am thrilled to share my journey of training and growth with you. In pursuit of becoming a counsellor and clinical supervisor, I undertook comprehensive training at Tyneside Metropolitan…...

Caitlyn

Caitlyn holds a vital role as a mental health support worker at our esteemed recovery drop-in centre, prominently located in the Wallsend Forum. Her journey in the field of mental…...

Callum

Hi, my names Callum, and I am business administrator at Anxious Minds, a role I’m thrilled to undertake especially given the incredible work this organisation does. Having just completed my…...

Minnie

Minnie likes meeting and welcoming people to the centre, loves sitting on knees giving unconditional love; mini has worked as a Dog therapist for the last 4 years. She loves…...

The Anxious Minds Patrons

Our Patrons

Jamaal Lascelles

Jamaal Lascelles is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Premier League club Newcastle United, where he is captain, Jamaal has been a Patron of Anxious Minds since 2021

Ellen Dean

Ellen Dean is the owner of Laughing Lion Designs (organic clothing) and Cheeky Monkey Productions (film-making) and is an award-winning businesswoman, Ellen enjoys writing fiction and non-fiction and has been a  radio presenter.  Ellen has been a Patron of Anxious Minds since 2018

Our Staff & Volunteers

Supporting vulnerable people within our community takes a certain character, with not only the right qualifications but the passion and understanding what its like to struggle.

  • Eddie
  • Jan
  • Margaret
  • Russell
  • Fiona
  • Miranda
  • Glen
  • Caitlyn
  • Callum
  • Michelle
  • Eric
    • Claire
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    • Charlie
    • Shelly
    • Jill

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