OUR PEOPLE

Meet the Spiritual Companions who are centrally involved in leading, managing and guiding our programme:

Executive Team and Admin

  
William BloomWilliam Bloom PhD leads the Spiritual Companions Trust. His books include the 'The Endorphin Effect' and 'The Power of Modern Spirituality'. William's website
Sarah Jane WilliamsonSarah Jane Williamson advises on governance and strategy. She is currently Chief Executive of the Mare and Foal Sanctuary. She is also a Spiritual Companions educator. Sarah Jane's website
Diana Brown Diana Brown is our Administrator with a wealth of experience in administration and a holistic approach to spirituality.
Christine SmithChristine Smith leads us on web and tech development. She also leads spiritual pilgrimages. Christine's website

Trustees

  
Pete BrownPete Brown is Chair of Trustees.. He works as a senior consultant and programme director.
Ila MazumdarIla Mazumdar has recently retrained as a primary teacher in an inner London school. Prior to this she was the director of a small community development and race equality charity. She originally started working as a positive mental health advisor in the NHS. Her passions include earth based spirituality, dancing and archetypal psychology.
Carl StonierCarl Stonier PhD had a 28 year career in nursing before switching to counselling, where his PhD explores the relationship between emotional health and physical health. He recently stepped down from his role as chief executive of National Cancer Support. He is an approved supervisor and training therapist for Nottingham Trent University, Sheffield Hallam University and Doncaster College, and supervised the work of the team of 25 counsellors in a counselling agency for 9 years. Carl's website
Linda Toms Linda Toms had a long career as an educator and in senior management in further education.
Dorothy Turner Dorothy Turner is a lawyer practising in Bedford. She is also a yoga teacher, shamanic counselor, colour therapist, energy healer, reiki master and druid and has many years experience in the field of a holistic approach to spirituality.
Tracy WheelerTracy Wheeler worked for many years as a nurse before becoming a full-time parent. She now practises as a holistic therapist.
Heather VeitchHeather K Veitch is a Coach, Flower and Vibrational Essence Therapist, Spiritual Companion, and writer living in the Peak District of Derbyshire, UK. She believes in the power of nature to offer us opportunities for healing and change, and to bring us back to ourselves. A firm believer in the innate ability for everyone to be the best version of themselves, she works with individuals who are exploring creativity, spirituality, and inner leadership. Heather's website

Educators

  
John AbdeyJohn Abdey is a Spiritual Companions educator. Originally in the civil service John was a senior member of the Findhorn Foundation for many years. He has a particular interest in western and masonic spirituality.
William BloomWilliam Bloom Ph.D See above
Andrea Klein Andrea Klein is a Spiritual Companions Educator, healer and mindfulness-based coach. A linguist with a background in the film industry and in secondary education, Andrea retrained extensively in mid-life and now uses healing, energy psychology, mindfulness, EFT and NLP to enable people from all walks of life to develop their spiritual and emotional literacy, empowering them to make transformative choices and deepen into Being. It is her passion to bring more spirituality and consciousness into the mainstream. Andrea's site can be found at (www.living-essence.co.uk)
Martine MoorbyMartine Moorby is a Spiritual Companion Educator with a background in Secondary Education as Head of Department. She then moved into a career of coaching and holistic wellbeing. As well as teaching Spiritual Companions courses, she teaches Reiki and Emotional Freedom Techniques. She also combines her skills and understanding in one-to-one sessions where she helps her clients and students reflect, develop their awareness and maximise their healing potential.

Martine’s site can be found at www.martinemoorby.com.
Angela Sellens DrakeAngela Sellens Drake is a Spiritual Companions Educator. She has been working with Reflexology since she trained in 1984 and has a well-established practice in Norwich, England. Pathways Reflexology.
Izzy ValentiIzzy Valenti had a long career as a senior nurse and then moved into training and her own consultancy firm. She is also a yoga practitioner and teacher.
Sarah Jane WilliamsonSarah Jane Williamson See above
Hoppi WimbushHoppi Wimbush is the founder of the Lammas Earth Centre. She is passionate about raising consciousness through Spirituality, education, healing and Nature connection. She delivers training & consultancy for numerous organisations and runs powerful transformational healing & coaching programs (www.hoppiwimbush.com).