Wellbeing Norfolk & Waveney and Wellbeing Suffolk offer help and support to improve wellbeing and manage stress, low mood and anxiety. We aim to reduce the onset of mental ill health, prevent deterioration and promote recovery by offering a range of flexible services tailored to meet your specific needs.

Our services, provided in community settings throughout the region, include a wide range of workshops and courses, talking therapies, including counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy, and access to social networks. In Norfolk and Waveney, our peer supporters – known as Ambassadors – provide an important extension of the services we offer, promoting wellbeing and helping others.

Wellbeing Norfolk & Waveney and Suffolk are partnerships between a number of organisations.

In Norfolk & Waveney these are:

  • Norwich and Central Norfolk MIND, West Norfolk MIND and Great Yarmouth & Waveney MIND
    Local divisions of the national mental health advocacy and support charity
  • Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
    Provides a wide range of health and social care services, specialising in mental health and wellbeing
  • Relate
    Relate in Norfolk & Suffolk provides counselling, support and information for all relationships and its vision is a future in which healthy relationships are actively promoted as the basis of a thriving society. Relate Norfolk & Suffolk offers a range of services to help you with your couple and family relationships, whether you’re young or old, straight or gay, single or in a relationship. As a wellbeing service partner, Relate can offer relationship counselling for couples, individuals and families as well as Couples Counselling for Depression.

In Suffolk Wellbeing is provided by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS FT working in partnership with a number of third sector organisations:

  • MTCIC is a not-for-profit social enterprise which works with people who need low cost psychological therapies to improve their mental wellbeing. As part of Wellbeing Suffolk, it will offer a counselling assessment service and preparation for therapy sessions, as well as one-to-on counselling and specific help for depression.
  • Noise Solution pairs professional musicians with people facing challenges and encourages them to create successful music projects. By sharing the outcomes using blogs, photos and other media and gaining positive feedback, they improve their confidence and self-belief
  • Relate in Suffolk
  • Shaw Trust offers employment support for people who have, or are recovering from, a mental health condition. Specially tailored to each individual, this can include job searching, CV writing, in-work support, grievance and disciplinary procedures, reasonable adjustments, tribunal support, sickness reviews, performance management and redundancy.
  • Suffolk Family Carers provide information, advice and guidance to help family carers of all ages get the support they need to live fuller lives. Through Wellbeing Suffolk, Suffolk Family Carers will offer workshops to help family carers build confidence and self-esteem.
  • Suffolk Young People’s Health Project, also known as 4YP, coordinates services which aim to improve the social, emotional, and physical health and wellbeing of young people aged between 12 and 25. The charity offers holistic interventions and prevention services, as well as counselling, advice, guidance and practical support. Through Wellbeing Suffolk, 4YP will offer short-term counselling for 13 to 16-year-olds following a referral by their GP.
  • VoiceAbility helps people identify their individual support needs and get in touch with local organisations or groups which could help. The charity also works with communities to create and develop peer support networks to benefit vulnerable people.

Our team

Wellbeing Norfolk & Waveney and Wellbeing Suffolk are led by an expert team which brings together years of experience in providing high quality mental health services:

Norfolk & Waveney

  • Nesta Reeve – Clinical Lead
  • Andy Mack – Operational Lead
  • Katy James – Deputy Clinical Lead
  • Nicola Taylor – Senior CBT Therapist (East, South)
  • Emily Keates – Deputy Service Manager (East, South)
  • Jonathan Moyce – Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) (East)
  • Eloise English – Senior PWP (South)
  • Karen Lince – Senior CBT Therapist (North, City, West)
  • Hayley Matthews – Deputy Service Manager (North, City, West)
  • Haidee Adkins – Senior PWP (West)
  • Patrick Wymbs – Psychological Therapist

Suffolk

  • Nesta Reeve – Clinical Lead
  • Andy Mack – Operational Lead
  • Tuija Juusti-Butler – Clinical Psychologist
  • Lianne Nunn – Deputy Service Manager
  • Helen Piper-Windus – Senior CBT Therapist
  • Judith Wilson – Clinical Team Lead, East Suffolk
  • Emma Ransome – Clinical Team Lead, West Suffolk
  • Lindsay Carrier – Clinical Team Lead, Children & Young People
  • Paul Lugo – Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, East Suffolk
  • Mary Davis – Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, West Suffolk