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. He is one of Britain’s pioneering educators and authors in a holistic approach to health, wellbeing and spirituality with over thirty years of practical experience, research and teaching. His books include the 'The Endorphin Effect' and 'The Power of Modern Spirituality'. William's website
Ruth Jolly Ruth Jolly is our Associate Director. She has held operational and senior posts in grass-roots organisations, training and research consultancies, UN agencies and advocacy coalitions. She was Head of Learning at VSO and led the Learning and Development function at Amnesty International. She is also a senior consultant at IMA International. And is a coach and meditator.
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.

Trustees

  
Pete BrownPete Brown advises on finance and compliance. He is currently a senior consultant and programme director at Capita.
Nick ClementsNick Clements is the Chair of the Trustees. Visiting Professor of Community Arts at Staffs University. He is an author and workshop leader. He works as a community artist using creativity to stimulate self worth in areas of high social need. He has also developed expertise and practical experience in the field of male spirituality and rites of passage. Nick's website
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
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
Tracy WheelerTracy Wheeler worked for many years as a nurse before becoming a full-time parent. She now practises as a holistic therapist.

Educators

To view our Educators’ bios, please visit our Spiritual Companions Educators page.

Support & Advice

Do you have a question about your spiritual path? Would you like to connect with a local Spiritual Companion or group? We welcome enquiries and invite you to contact us or perhaps you would like to find a Spiritual Companion?.

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SC-Stonehenge

A group of Spiritual Companions have a private access visit to Stonehenge.

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Benefits

There are many benefits to becoming a Spiritual Companion - for you and the community you serve.

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