Availability: Tuesday and Wednesday
Donna has worked for 40 years in the NHS and in private practice as a Registered Mental Health Nurse, a Cognitive Behavioural and EMDR Therapist. Donna’s experience also covers working in a GP surgery as Practice Counsellor/Psychiatric Liaison Nurse, a Community Mental Health Nurse and in the Psychological Therapies Service as a therapist. She was also the trust lead in Somerset for women’s issues and developed and delivered training in domestic abuse, safeguarding childhood sexual abuse.
Donna was Trust lead for veterans’ mental health in Somerset before joining South West Veterans Mental Health, and NHSE specialist TILS and Complex Treatment Service in 2016 (previously South West Veterans Mental Health Service), Donna provided assessment and treatment to military veterans, including PTSD. Within this role she worked in consultation and liaison with other service providers in statutory and non-statutory sectors.
Always passionate about her work, advocating for people unable to do so for themselves, Donna has sought to help people heal and find their own voice, which in turn, helps towards taking the next steps, leading to a more emotionally healthy life.
Donna has previously worked at Prometheus and returns to provide EMDR to adults with trauma.