• Jen Morgan

    Executive Director

    Jen’s background has been as a social entrepreneur and leader of change having had roles in the commercial and third sector. She brings knowledge and knowhow around social innovation, strategies for change and collaborative processes. She is fascinated by relationships, learning and human evolution and did her MSc thesis on ‘Relating for Change’. She is actively exploring her psychological and spiritual development as a student of the Ridhwan School. Jen joined the Trust in 2016 as Executive Director and her role is to help the Trust grow its work in the world.

    • Kim Shiller

      Programmes Director

      Kim Shiller works educationally, transculturally, therapeutically and in developing accessible curriculum and trainings, for groups, adults and young people in personal and professional development. She is a qualified counsellor and psychological coach (MSc) and her experience in quality assurance and training across different business sectors spans over 20 years. She brings her knowledge and experience from her role as Training and QA Director at Power 2 (formerly Teens and Toddlers). Kim is a graduate of the Psychosynthesis Trust, and has since been training our students for a number of years. Her particular interest in the transpersonal is in new paradigms of leadership and enabling change. She hopes to share her passion for learning and finding new ways to inspire. Kim has been involved with the Trust since 2001 and in her role as Programmes Director, looks forward to developing quality standards for our educational delivery, as well as nurturing and developing the next generation of counsellors and psychotherapists.

      • Neil Barnes

        Academic and Partnerships Manager

        Neil joined the Trust in 2018 as Programme Coordinator supporting the Trust Team, Trainers and Students in the ongoing development of core training and the learning experience. Neil's background has been in process and system development for finance, governance, education and healthcare. He is passionate about the transpersonal and narratives as paths to purpose and meaning.

        • Kathryn Reed

          Programmes Coordinator

          Kathryn joined the trust in 2019. She is a graduate of Psychology and has previous experience working within education, with a range of ages, and including experiences within higher education. She volunteered at University as “Mental Health Officer”, which involved running events to raise awareness and supporting student needs, as well as acting as a voice for the student body. Since graduating, Kathryn has had a keen interest in utilising her Psychological knowledge and passion for wellbeing in a rewarding role and environment, which she hopes to do at the Trust.

          • Ewelina Jendrzejczak

            Programmes Administrator

            Ewelina joined the Trust in 2018. She holds an MA in Arts and is an accredited 5Rhythms teacher. She has a rich and varied work experience, including working in charity, education and culture sectors. She is passionate about human potential and finding ways to support herself and others in living life to the fullest. She completed the Essentials of Psychosynthesis in 2006. In addition to this role, Ewelina runs her weekly 5Rhythms class.

            • Cherrelle Harroo

              Communications Manager

              A graduate of English and Creative Writing with experience in administration, journalism, marketing and events production. She has volunteered as a youth coach, assisted drama therapy projects and has completed an introduction to counselling skills training course. Cherrelle joined the Trust in 2013 as PA to Programme Director and has since completed the Essentials of Psychosynthesis course. The purpose of her role as Communications Manager is to support the Trust and its community to publicly share its identity, purpose and story.

              • Felicitas Mander

                Counselling Service Manager; Student Placement Service Manager

                Working as a counsellor since 2005, Felicitas manages the Counselling Service at the Trust, having worked with us since 2008. The Counselling Service exists to make the search for an appropriate and trustworthy therapist easier for a potential client. Her role as Counselling Service Manager requires her to work with both clients and therapists. In addition to this role she works in private practice and in the NHS as a Psychosynthesis therapist. She is also a Trust graduate.

                • Madeleine Narciso

                  Counselling Service Coordinator

                  Madeleine’s background has been working for different corporate organisations within the financial sector and retail. She completed her postgraduate diploma at the Trust in 2017 and has been continuously involved with the Trust ever since by volunteering at the Counselling Service and assisting in various weekend seminars. Today she works alongside Felicitas to help the clients find the right therapist and support the running of the Counselling Service. In addition to this role, she works in private practice and in the NHS as a Psychosynthesis therapist.

                  • Jamie Joyes

                    Finance and Operations Director

                    Jamie’s background is predominantly in retail, working for over 20 years in supermarkets at management level, with a range of experience around systems, trading activity and people. He has spent the last few years as the Chair of a multi-academy trust in East London, and is continuously working on projects to build new primary schools in high-density and deprived areas across the London Gateway. Jamie is captivated by the results that can be attained by a focus on values and people, he joined the Trust in March 2019 with a vision of establishing and maintaining the frameworks in finance and operations that will allow the Trust team to work as effectively as possible.

                    • Valerie Sibanda

                      Operations and Facilities Manager

                      Valerie Sibanda joined the Trust in 2018 as our GDPR Project Manager and on completion of that valuable work stepped into the new role of the Operations and Facilities Manager. Along with managing the space, she ensures a smooth running of the building and day to day operations. Valerie, certified in Prince 2, comes from a commercial background and brings experience of law, entrepreneurship, customer data (data integrity) and project management. ‘I enjoy problem solving and am passionate about delivering processes that enable us to have a smooth running of services for the community. What drew me to the Psychosynthesis Trust is the meaningful work that we do here and our organisational values that always ensure that each and every person is at the core of every decision made! I am pleased to be a member of the Trust, I’m most excited to contribute to the ongoing development of our services to the Trust community and to shape the processes that will facilitate this.’

                      • Anandavajra (Jonathan) Turnbull

                        Community Host

                        Anandavajra’s background is in sales with experience of customer service and training roles. He is a former student of the Trust, having completed Essentials and the Foundation year back in 2004/2005. An accredited mediator, public speaking trainer and committed Buddhist, he looks to bring his skills and values to bear on his communication and his contribution to the communities that he’s part of. Anandavajra joined the Trust in 2018 as Community Host – as well as manning reception and overseeing building use, he’ll also be exploring ways to develop the community here at the Trust.

                        • Ray Scott

                          Caretaker

                          Ray Scott trained as painter and decorator from the age of 16 during a four year apprenticeship. He then went on to paint lighthouses, stately homes, council houses and over the years became skilled in carpentry. Ray also has 7 years’ experience working as a coal miner. Ray continues to work as a painter/decorator while working to keep everything running smoothly at the Trust. He repairs breaks, paints the building and supervises external contractors and cleaners that work at the Trust. Ray loves working in construction and maintenance; he sees it as a hobby rather than a job. Other hobbies of Ray’s include canoeing, cycling and picnics.