bccs team

We employ 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 and who look after our administration and finance.

Our important work is only possible with the help of our 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.

Read more about our office-based team:

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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 Development

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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Sarah D'Lima

Head of Child and Family Counselling Services

Sarah has worked therapeutically in schools for the last 7 years and joined bccs in 2014 as a school cou...

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Louise Picton

Counsellor, Head of Clinical Supervision, Trainer

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

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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

Schools' & Office Administrator

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

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Damian Dillon

Community Engagement Officer

Damian joined bccs in 2021 originally to deliver our community Relay 100 walk across the diocese and is now our Community E...

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