Our pathway manager provides leadership and management of the team and ensures that the team are providing a safe and effective service.
Our consultant lead is involved in running groups as well as overseeing the interventions offered by the team. They are involved in training and supervising members of the team, as well as training other professionals across Northumberland in helpful ways to support people who have experienced adversity and trauma.
Our family therapist leads on developing the family and carer pathways in the team. The family therapist provides clinical interventions including couples therapy, family therapy, and educational groups for the families or carers of service users. They might also be involved in other clinical work in the team (introductory sessions, formulation sessions etc.) and help to upskill the team and other professionals working across Northumberland through specialist supervision, guidance, and training.
Advanced Practitioner/Psychological Therapist Our advanced practitioner and psychological therapist support the team’s clinical and operational leadership. They lead group interventions, introductory sessions, and formulations for service users. The advanced practitioner and psychological therapist are responsible for providing advice and guidance to other professionals across Northumberland and support the pathway manager in operational tasks.
Our community practitioners provide one-to-one introductory and formulation sessions. They act as lead professionals for service users, which will include completing safety plans and other relevant documentation. They support the consultant lead, advanced practitioner, and family therapist by being a co-facilitator for group and family interventions.
Our peer supporters contribute to the development and ongoing evaluation of the service model. They draw upon their lived experience to support you while you are under the care of the team. This may include helping you work towards your valued goals and connecting with your local community. They co-deliver some of the group and individual therapies offered by the team and ensure that the service maintains a trauma-informed ethos.
Our assistant psychologist provides introductory sessions and is involved in running group interventions and gaining feedback from people who use our service.