bccs team

bccs employs dedicated and qualified Counsellors, Social Workers and Therapists all over Essex and East London to provide vital mental health and emotional wellbeing services mainly, but not exclusively, within the school setting.

We also have an enthusiastic and committed team in our head office in Rayleigh who oversee the work of Counsellors and Social Workers, who look for ways of raising much needed funds for bccs and look after our administration and finance.

The important work of bccs is only possible with the help of dedicated staff; without them we could not continue to support and care for the children of Essex and East London who come to us for help.

Meet the office team below:

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Bernadette Fisher


Bernadette has worked in education in a variety of roles for nearly 30 years as class teacher, pastoral lead, head of depar...

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Julie Abbott

Head of Voluntary Income

Julie has been working in fundraising since 1997 when she started her ‘charity career’ in the corporate world, working ...

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Catherine Munns

Head of School Services & Clinical Developement

Catherine joined the team at bccs in January 2015, having worked as a Team Leader within the CAMHS (Tier 2) Castle Point & ...

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Louise Wilcox

Deputy Head of School Services & Safeguarding Lead

Louise joined bccs in April 2019 as the Deputy Head of School Services and Safeguarding Lead.

Having started her s...

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Louise Picton

Head of Training and Clinical Supervision

Louise has worked in schools throughout Essex and East London for over 20 years in both an educational and therapeutic...

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Joy Kennedy

School Services Administrator

Having worked for over 30 years for Marks and Spencer PLC in HR Management, Joy started as a volunteer for bccs in 2010 hel...

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Fiona Reading

Finance Assistant

Fiona joined bccs as Finance Assistant in January 2016 after taking a career break to raise her children. Fiona began her c...

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Libby Phillips

Communications & Fundraising Assistant

Having worked in Education for ten years, Libby joined bccs as a volunteer in 2013 helping with administrative duties. ...

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Alison Golder

Fundraising & Self-Referral Administrator

Alison joined the bccs team firstly as a volunteer in 2015 helping with administrative duties in the office and at fun...

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