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Our Experts

Alicia Drummond - Therapist & Parenting Coach

Alicia Drummond is a BACP accredited therapist, parent coach, speaker, author, mother and the founder of Teen Tips and The Wellbeing Hub. For the past 12 years Alicia has been working in over 180 UK and international schools as well as businesses, and the NHS. She is the in- house mental health expert for School Notices; the in-house parenting specialist for CQC clinic Esher Groves; she is a popular speaker at conferences, regularly appears in the press and is the author of “Why Every Teenager Needs a Parrot”.

Dr Tamara Scully - Clinical Psychologist

Tamara is an experienced chartered clinical psychologist with over 15 years of clinical experience in the NHS. Tamara is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She specialises in working with children, young people and their families and is passionate about building resilience and wellbeing in young people.

Julia Philpott - Parenting Coach

Julia is qualified in both executive coaching and psychology and combines these skills with her experience as a parent to offer coaching, tools and techniques so that parents can help their children navigate the school years with confidence.  Her particular area of expertise is resilience – how to create environments that develop resilience in children, as well as building resilience and resourcefulness in both parents and children.  The key characteristics of Julia’s coaching style are her warmth, insight and solutions-focus.  Parents also appreciate her sense of humour – the topics can often be serious, but the coaching doesn’t have to be.

Camilla Crichton-Stuart - Conflict Resolution Specialist

Camilla is a Conflict Resolution specialist who trained with renowned Mediator, Maria Arpa, at the Centre for Peaceful Solutions. Camilla has OCN approved qualifications as a Conflict Resolution Facilitator, Practitioner and Mediator. She specialises in a method that is founded in the principles of NVC (Non-Violent Communication).  She is also an accredited Life Coach, and Systems Coach, and has been in Private Practice for 10 years.

Kelley Osman - Mental Health Nurse

Kelley is an experienced mental health specialist and registered mental health nurse. Kelley trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, and qualified in 1995 in Mental Health Nursing. Kelley has worked within a variety of mental health settings, including acute psychiatry and community care for Hackney NHS Trust, before moving to Suffolk to work within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). Kelley has accrued over 22 year’s experience of mental health nursing; 18 years’ of which were within CAMHS Suffolk. Her role developed from child mental health nurse to a specialist nurse in ADHD and, latterly, clinical lead for the ADHD service in Suffolk.

Elizabeth Swan - Special Educational Needs and Neurodiversity Consultant

Elizabeth offers education consultancy for families trying to access SEND support (i.e. EHCPs) and for adults accessing reasonable adjustments at University or in the workplace. She also offers specialist coaching for neurodivergent children and young people (with / awaiting diagnosis of ADHD, ASD, OCD and dyslexia). Coaching sessions may be delivered alongside education consultancy for families to help navigate the complexities of the special educational needs (SEND) systems. Elizabeth’s experience draws upon her professional expertise from over 20 years as a qualified teacher including 15 years as SENDCo (CELTA, NASENCo qualified), leadership of mainstream secondary schools and headship of a special school. A lifelong learner, after completing her MA Modern Languages, Elizabeth pursued her passion and successfully completed her MSc Psychology. Elizabeth’s professional expertise couples with lived experience disentangling the complex health and SEND systems for her own child and herself as a neurodivergent adult.