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Our team of associates


Our associate team comprises of a small set of senior practitioners who are all experts in their varied fields. They are available to join in for any piece of work, if desired. 

If you would like a tailored training or consultation with any of the team, we would happily adapt and individualise any intervention your group wants.

Karen is a Children’s Occupational Therapist with a specialist
interest in developmental trauma and advanced training in Sensory
Attachment Integration (SAI). 
Karen has worked for over twenty years as an OT often part of a
multidisciplinary team involved with assessments, interventions and training with a
wide range of families, children and teaching staff in a many settings including
homes, clinics, mainstream and special schools.

Karen Milton

Occupational Therapist

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Nick has worked for nearly 30 years in Africa, South Asia and Latin America. He became Head of Research Communication at the IDS before taking over as Director at SciDev.Net, an online news service for science and tech in the developing world.  He now works part-time at CAB International as an advisor in development communication and extension. He established Wretched Theatre, a touring company with a mission to do innovative intercultural work. His skills include communication strategy, facilitation and moderation, diversity policy and dramaturg.

Nick Ishmael-Perkins

Journalist, Media Trainer, and Theatre Maker

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Nikki graduated from Tobias School of Art & Therapy in Sussex and is a fully qualified Transpersonal Arts Counsellor. Nikki has extensive experience of working with children, young people and adults; using a variety of creative processes tailored individually to enable self-expression about issues, worries or concerns that may be difficult to convey in words, speak to others about or to identify. 

Nikki Scott

Transpersonal Arts Counsellor


Gina specialises in working with parents and their children. Her aim is to identify existing strengths within the family system and build on this foundation to help them create a more harmonious home whilst using pragmatic tools and strategies.

Gina Simmonds

Parent and Family Specialist

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Dr Babb has worked in the public sector and private sector for over 18 years. Her specialist interests include adult mental health, trauma, forensic clinical psychology/psychotherapy, race, culture, diversity, inclusion and antiracism, people, personalities and team development, organisational relations and dynamics and the media.   

Dr Roberta Babb

Clinical Psychologist and Media Consultant

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Adele Bates is a Behaviour & Education specialist who helps school leaders, classroom teachers, home schooling carers, and parents support pupils with behavioural needs and SEMH to thrive with their education. She is the author of "Miss, I Don't Give A Sh*t," forthcoming from Sage & Corwin and a TEDx Speaker 2020.

Adele Bates

Behaviour & Education Specialist

Jamie has been a consultant for 10 years and works in safeguarding and neuro-developmental paediatrics. He has an interest in developmental trauma, abusive head injuries and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). He has worked with a SARC for over 10 years with children suspected of being sexually abused.

Jamie Carter

Consultant Paediatrician and Safeguarding Expert

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