MEET OUR TEAM

AllBoard of TrusteesStaffVolunteersTherapistsTherapists in trainingService Providers
CEO

Ewelina Maria Chin

Admin and Therapies Coordinator

Nazia Akhtar

Trustee

Olga McIntosh

Trustee

Anna strzalkowska

Trustee

Joanna Cieslik

Secretary

Lucie Cunningham

Psychotherapist, MBACP : Anxiety Trauma and PTSD Sexual Abuse

Abeda Aswat

Counsellor/Psychotherapist, MBACP : Grief Trauma PTSD Gender and Sexual Identity

Anzelika Rula

Counsellor, PG, MCOSCA : Grief Trauma Drug abuse Childhood trauma

Agata Robertson

Counselling Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC – Couns. Psych. : Anxiety Transgender Trauma and PTSD

Derek Robertson

Counsellor (M Couns) (MBACP), Life Coach, certified MAP Practitioner : Grief Trauma Abuse Childhood trauma

Miranda Lo

MSc Counsellor & Psychotherapist, Supervisor, MBACP : Discrimination Trauma Suicidal tendencies Bereavement Abuse

Lina Hammami

Mental Health Wellbeing Adviser

Adrian Murtagh

Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred : Sexual Abuse Domestic Abuse Pregnancy Prenatal Postpartum Honour Based Violence Forced Marriage

Satinder Panesar

Mindfullness and Mindset Coach

Kirsty Paterson

Shambhala Yoga Scotland

Natasha Fullerton

Trustee

Patrick Reid

Trustee

Zeenish Nasir

Advocacy Clinic Coordinator

Sharon Evenden

Hannah MacIntosh
Counsellor/Psychotherapist, MBACP : Domestic Abuse Trauma Drug Abuse PTSD

Hannah MacIntosh

Robert Geelan
Counsellor/PHypnotherapist : Anxiety Narcissistic Abuse Trauma and PTSD

Robert Geelan

Treasurer

Perveen Asjad

Helen M.
OSCA Counselling Skills, PG Diploma/MSc in Human Relations and Counselling

Helen M.

Michele G.
Counselling Post-Graduate Diploma (Psychodynamic Counselling)

Michele G.

Rachel B
Post Graduate Certificate/ Diploma in CBT

Rachel B

Rachel H
Diploma in Counselling with Interface Training

Rachel H

Sandra C
Cert Counselling Edinburgh University

Sandra C

Lindsay McMaster

Lindsay McMaster

Melissa Drueeke

Melissa Drueeke

Zeinab Mubeen

Zeinab Mubeen

Sheila Hamilton

Sheila Hamilton

Salma Mousavi
Registered Counsellor MBACP : Abuse Rape & Sexual Assault Honour Based Violence Forced Marriage

Salma Mousavi

Happiness and Empowerant Coach/ Reiki/ Reflexology

Jill McMichael

EFT/Reiki/NLP Trainer and Coach

Pamela Wallace

J Piechowska-Jozwiak
Emotional and Physical Welbbeing Coach, Health Coach

J Piechowska-Jozwiak

Empowerment and Toxic Relationship Coach/NLP Therapy

Lucie Hanzlickova

Nutrition and Healthy Life Style Coach

Flaviyana Emmanuel

Mental Health Wellbeing Adviser Registered Mental Health Nurse

Linzi Dixon

Gabriella Wilkinson
Advocacy Clinic Intake Assessor

Gabriella Wilkinson

Kerimeh
Post Graduate Certificate/ Diploma in CBT

Kerimeh

Shams A
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Relations and Counselling

Shams A

Consultant Radiologist.

Radia Almadhagi

Independent Financial Adviser, business owner and feminist activist.

Mariola Hattal

CEO

Ewelina Maria Chin

Strong management and accountancy skills,
experience of coordinating multi-agency projects,  strong local
communities connection, deep knowledge and experience on projects
promoting ethnic minority, diversity and equality values. Certifies
Interpersonal Skills and Employability Coach.

Admin and Therapies Coordinator

Nazia Akhtar

Former Secretary of HSTAR Scotland SCIO, and Healed Scars – before the Incorporation .
Over 20 years of engagement with Forth Valley and Clacks BAME
organisations, ofter as a member of the board, strong accountancy
background, engagement with local charities, communities and authorities

Trustee

Olga McIntosh

Relationships coordinator, linked and
employed by British Council. Cultural relations experience,  Human
Resources, Project management, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Champion, Mental Health First Aider, Executive support experience,
people skills, communication and negotiation skills.

Trustee

Anna strzalkowska

Graphic and Art Designer. HSTAR logo
has been designed by Anna. Always supportive with art skills and
creativity. Supporting relationships with Easten European communities.
Owner of Art Café based in Glasgow, a place of creativity and art
experience for local community.

Trustee

Joanna Cieslik

Fundraiser Supporter. Local business
owner, previously a chairperson for Polish association in Falkirk,
strong community knowledge. Co-founder of the Polish United Falkirk
project. Over 10 years experience in disseminating Polish culture,
promoting friendship between the Scottish and Polish people.

Secretary

Lucie Cunningham

With my background in community building and grassroot charity management, I have worked on projects supporting women, internationals, families and the arts. I provide writing and editing for websites, grants and press releases as well as strategic advice.

Psychotherapist, MBACP : Anxiety Trauma and PTSD Sexual Abuse

Abeda Aswat

Counsellor/Psychotherapist, MBACP : Grief Trauma PTSD Gender and Sexual Identity

Anzelika Rula

Counsellor, PG, MCOSCA : Grief Trauma Drug abuse Childhood trauma

Agata Robertson

Counselling Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC – Couns. Psych. : Anxiety Transgender Trauma and PTSD

Derek Robertson

Counsellor (M Couns) (MBACP), Life Coach, certified MAP Practitioner : Grief Trauma Abuse Childhood trauma

Miranda Lo

 MCouns, BSc (Psych) (Hons.), MBACP
(registered Counsellor with BACP), Life Coach (certified MAP Method™
Practitioner), Hypnotherapist, and registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga
Alliance        Cantonese, Mandarin, English

MSc Counsellor & Psychotherapist, Supervisor, MBACP : Discrimination Trauma Suicidal tendencies Bereavement Abuse

Lina Hammami

Master of Science (MSc) in Counselling and
Psychotherapy Post Graduate Diploma in Person Centred Counselling
Counselling Supervision Levels I and II (BACP Accredited)
Emotion Focussed Therapy Level I and II (APT)
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT Practice and Tool Kit) English
Arabic

Mental Health Wellbeing Adviser

Adrian Murtagh

Life and
Performance Coaching has been changing people’s lives for years but
professional Coaching has not always been accessible to everyday people.
Adrian is accredited by the International Coaching Federation, a
registered psychiatric nurse, trained therapist and counsellor. He has
over 35 years experience working with people. Adrian is an expert at
helping people and organisations embrace change and increase their
performance.

Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred : Sexual Abuse Domestic Abuse Pregnancy Prenatal Postpartum Honour Based Violence Forced Marriage

Satinder Panesar

Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor & Coach – Integrative perspective –
working with Person Centred, CBT or Attachment  Hindi
Punjabi Urdu

Mindfullness and Mindset Coach

Kirsty Paterson

Shambhala Yoga Scotland

Natasha Fullerton

Trustee

Patrick Reid

Councillor and Community Supporter.
Qualified accountant. Worked in local government as Head of
Administration Services. After early retirement served as Councillor.
Skills:Administrative and financial. Extensive contact details of
individuals and organisations. Involvement with various charities over
several years.

Trustee

Zeenish Nasir

Social Media Content Creator. Graduated in Accounting and Financial Management. Student of Psychology and
Mental Health Wellbeing. Skills: content writing, creative cases management.

Advocacy Clinic Coordinator

Sharon Evenden

Qualified in Social Work and in Social Care.  PVG for Regulated work with Children
and Adults. Worked with: Health Visitors, Nurses, Community Psychiatric
Nurses, Midwives, Speech Therapists, Psychologists, CAMHS, Housing,
Integrated Mental Health, Adult Education, Youth Justice services, Drug
and Addiction organisations, Police Scotland, a range of Voluntary
sector providers and GP services.

Counsellor/Psychotherapist, MBACP : Domestic Abuse Trauma Drug Abuse PTSD

Hannah MacIntosh

Counsellor/PHypnotherapist : Anxiety Narcissistic Abuse Trauma and PTSD

Robert Geelan

Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Mental and Emotional
Release® Therapy and Hypnotherapy, Certified in Counselling Skills. English

Treasurer

Perveen Asjad

Over 10 years of experience with
working with local communities and organisations, strong admin and
secretary skills. Worked for the Dept. Of Social Security/Benefits
Agency. Perveen has worked for various departments including finance,
admin management and HR.

OSCA Counselling Skills, PG Diploma/MSc in Human Relations and Counselling

Helen M.

Counselling Post-Graduate Diploma (Psychodynamic Counselling)

Michele G.

Post Graduate Certificate/ Diploma in CBT

Rachel B

Diploma in Counselling with Interface Training

Rachel H

Cert Counselling Edinburgh University

Sandra C

Lindsay McMaster

Melissa Drueeke

Zeinab Mubeen

Sheila Hamilton

Registered Counsellor MBACP : Abuse Rape & Sexual Assault Honour Based Violence Forced Marriage

Salma Mousavi

 Islamic
counselling, BA (Hons) degree in Humanistic Counselling and
Psychotherapy, Child counsellor. Arabic               Persian
English      Farsi

Happiness and Empowerant Coach/ Reiki/ Reflexology

Jill McMichael

EFT/Reiki/NLP Trainer and Coach

Pamela Wallace

Emotional and Physical Welbbeing Coach, Health Coach

J Piechowska-Jozwiak

Empowerment and Toxic Relationship Coach/NLP Therapy

Lucie Hanzlickova

Nutrition and Healthy Life Style Coach

Flaviyana Emmanuel

Mental Health Wellbeing Adviser Registered Mental Health Nurse

Linzi Dixon

Contributed to publishing: “Group Psychotherapy for Female
Adult Survivors of Interpersonal Psychological Trauma: A Preliminary
Study in Scotland”, Abbreviated Title “Group Psychotherapy for
Interpersonal Trauma”

Advocacy Clinic Intake Assessor

Gabriella Wilkinson

Post Graduate Certificate/ Diploma in CBT

Kerimeh

Post Graduate Diploma in Human Relations and Counselling

Shams A

Consultant Radiologist.

Radia Almadhagi

Experienced and educated individuals with over 7 years’ experience in humanitarian filed and advocacy. Responsible for managing health projects, coordinator and Fundraiser director with local NGO. Current Co-founder of BT-Y initiative and SWF (Specialist Women Foundation) NGO in Yemen.
Radia through her experience, knowledge and skills empower women to actively participate in local socio-economic development planning and decision making.

Independent Financial Adviser, business owner and feminist activist.

Mariola Hattal

Mariola has the capability to explain complex information simply and clearly, due to nature of her work she has the ability to network and establish relationships with people very fast and make these relations very meaningful.
Always on time and well organised, paying attention to details and searching for clarity by asking questions openly. She is also target driven mindset which is so important skill for every organisation.
Mariola has strong desire to help women, to stand up for gender equality, to empower them. Mariola believes we need good policies and laws that will benefit and empower more women in Scotland, but she is also firm believer that raising awareness about gender inequalities and followed trauma is a key to build women happier, healthier and stronger.