Who we are Our team Board Board Meet our Board of Trustees who voluntarily provide their expertise to support the effective governance of Human Development Scotland (HDS). Graham Monteith, HDS Chair Graham became Chair of HDS in 2018. He is a retired NHS senior manager with a clinical background in mental health nursing and a long record of promoting psychotherapy, psychodynamic thinking and a deeper understanding of human relations work. In addition to his work in mental health services as a clinician and manager Graham served for two years (2010-12) in a policy role as the CAMHS advisor to the Scottish Government. Graham has also been a trustee with the Sutherland Trust and an Independent Prison Monitor. You are welcome to contact the Chair of the Board of Trustees: [email protected] Mary MacCallum Sullivan, Interim HRC Training Committee Chair Mary's background is in psychotherapy and counselling education and training, at post-graduate level, as teacher, team leader and manager. She is an experienced practitioner working with a wide range of clients. Co-author with Harriett Goldenberg of Cradling the Chrysalis: Teaching/Learning Psychotherapy (2015) UKCP/Karnac, editor of Unconscious Communication In Practice (1999) Open University Press, and co-editor with Bernard Burgoyne of The Klein-Lacan Dialogues (1997) Rebus Press. Mhairi Rae, Treasurer Mhairi is a Chartered Accountant who has worked for 15 years across practice and industry, as well as having previous experience as a charity trustee and independent examiner. Her aim as treasurer is to ensure that HDS has a stable financial base from which to deliver and expand its valuable services. Debbie Hindle Dr Debbie Hindle is a consultant child and adolescent psychotherapist, trained at the Tavistock Clinic. For 10 years, she was Head of the Clinical Training in Child Psychotherapy at the Scottish Institute of Human Relations in Edinburgh and worked clinically in a specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service in Glasgow for children who were fostered or adopted. She has written extensively, including 3 co-edited books – Personality Development: A Psychoanalytic Perspective (1999); The Emotional Experience of Adoption: A Psychoanalytic Perspective (2008);and Sibling Matters: A Psychoanalytic, Developmental and Systemic Approach (2014). Now retired from the NHS, she continues to teach, supervise and lecture. Clare Lamont One of our newest Trustees! More information to follow. Elaine Ogg Elaine trained as a general practitioner 30 years ago but very quickly became interested in mental health, therefore moved to specialist training in Psychiatry. She worked for 20 years as a consultant Psychiatrist. Elaine's psychiatry has always included talking therapy and a psychodynamic understanding of her patients’ difficulties and she trained in Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy. Elaine is now semi-retired from the NHS but into her second year as a private practitioner in psychotherapy. Her experience has shown her the value of psychotherapy and Elaine is passionate about supporting HDS in its aims. Khaliq Rehman Khaliq joined as a board trustee in October 2020 with a background in financial services. Although from a non-medical background, mental health is a subject close to his heart as he has seen first hand how mental health issues can have serious consequences if help is not available or sought. Khaliq’s experience in the business world will help take HDS on to the next chapter in its journey to improve the lives of many more vulnerable individuals. Tim Savage Tim is a psychodynamic counsellor who works in secondary schools, and with clients of all ages through a private practice. He trained on the Human Relations and Counselling programme at Human Development Scotland. Lindsay Shrubsole Now retired from the NHS, Lindsay trained first as a Clinical Psychologist and then as a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. She has extensive clinical experience, spanning nearly forty years, of working in the NHS and in a small private practice, specialising in the treatment and management of severe personality disorder. In addition, she provided teaching, training, supervision and consultancy, both within and beyond the NHS, to postgraduate students, qualified clinicians from various disciplines as well as managers and non-clinical staff. Lindsay has an enduring interest in promoting the values and understanding of psychoanalytic thinking in all aspects of mental health provision.