Student and Staff Wellbeing

Staff Profile

Lisa Kirton

Therapist

Background

Roles and Responsibilities:

I joined the student health and wellbeing service in November 2017 as an evening therapist. I offer counselling support and assessments to students around mental health or emotional difficulties.

Qualifications:

BA (Hons) Counselling: Durham / OU University.

Foundation Degree in Psychodynamic Counselling: Sunderland University.

Diploma In Adult Nursing: Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust.

Previous Positions:

Primary Care Counsellor: Tees, Esk,Wear Valley NHS Trust Hospitals.

Occupational Health Counsellor: Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals.

Primary Care Counsellor: Northumberland Primary Care Foundation Trust.

Higher Level Teaching Assistant: Newcastle Educational Schools for students with autistic spectrum disorders/physical disabilities.

Registered General Adult Nurse: Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals.