Our people

The staff and volunteers who make our work possible.

Our people

The staff and volunteers who make our work possible.

Our people


Nacoa is a national charity based in Bristol supported by Members, and over 350 extraordinary volunteers who contribute their time and skills as helpline counsellors, fundraisers, researchers, speakers, updating the website, raising our profile on the digital platform, taking part in media opportunities and events and raising awareness. For more information about how volunteers contribute, see Volunteering.

Staff

Patrons

Ambassadors

Trustees

Consultative Council

Lead

  • Dr Katy Lobley

Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection

  • Dr Clare Adams
  • Revd Katie Watson

Clinical Advice

  • Dr Peter V Taberner

Clinical Psychology and Family Therapy

  • John Friel
  • Jerry Moe

Fiscal Probity

  • Keith Hall

GP Liaison

  • Dr Jacqueline Chang

Helpline

  • Dr James Galloway
  • Dr Jessica Munafo
  • Cassandra Ohlson

Legal

  • Alex Little
  • Valerie McGee

Press and Communications

  • Julia Goodwin
  • Virginia Ironside
  • Deidre Sanders

Research

  • Professor Martin Callingham

You are not alone

Remember the Six "C"s

I didn’t cause it
I can’t control it
I can’t cure it
I can take care of myself
I can communicate my feelings
I can make healthy choices

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