Mental Health

Counselling & Emotional Support Services renamed itself as the Vision UK Mental Health Committee in December 2018 the is a Committee is established to:

• Support the development of collaborative working between counsellors, emotional support and mental health service providers and Commissioners of services.

• Provide a forum to share good practice, service developments, evaluation and research outcomes.

• Influence the development of mental health, counselling and emotional support services for adults, children and families affected by sight loss.

Chair:
Amanda Hawkins, RNIB

Member organisations:
Abertay University (Dr Mhairi Thurston)
Blind Veterans UK (Dr Claire Castle)
Cardiff University (Professor Tom Margrain)
Focus Birmingham (Andrew Miller)
Henshaws (Helen Doyle)
Macular Society (Suzanne Roberts)
Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network (RWPN) (Simon Labbett)
RNIB (Maria Bulgakova)
Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded (Richard Baker)
Visionary (Sarah Halliwell)
Vision Rehabilitation Training (Andrew Dodgson)
Vision UK (Mary Bairstow / Matt Broom)