Student and Staff Wellbeing

Staff Profiles

Lisa Kirton

Therapist

Background

Roles and Responsibilities:

I joined the student health and wellbeing service in November 2017 as an evening therapist.

I currently work as a full-time therapist for the Newcastle University Business school

I offer 1:1 counselling support and therapy assessments to students around their mental health,social and emotional wellbeing 

I offer signposting internally and externally depending upon student need

I offer workshops every semester and a drop-in service for 4 hours a week specifically for Business school students


Qualifications:

BA (Hons) Counselling: Durham / OU University.

Foundation Degree in Psychodynamic Counselling: Sunderland University.

Diploma In Adult Nursing: Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust.

BACP Membership: Registered status


Previous Positions:

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

Primary Care Counsellor: Northumberland Primary Care Foundation Trust.

Occupational Health Counsellor: Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals.

Occupational Health Counsellor: Gateshead NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals

School counsellor: First Steps Counselling Service. Newcastle and Northumberland localities

College Counsellor: Northumberland College

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

Registered General Adult Nurse: Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals.