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 is a retired NHS senior manager with a clinical background in mental health nursing and a long record of promoting psychotherapy and human relations work.

A career in CAMHS as clinician and manager was followed by a two-year spell as CAMHS advisor to the Scottish Government. Graham is currently deputy chair of the Sutherland Trust and works as 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.

Kathy Duguid, CAP Training Committee Chair

Kathy's first career was in field and residential social work, specialising in LAC and child abuse. She retrained at the Tavistock in child & adolescent psychotherapy and then worked in CAMHS teams in London and Manchester as a clinician and manager.  

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. 

Tim Savage

Tim is a counsellor at the Tom Allan Centre in Glasgow. His first degree was in painting and printmaking at Glasgow School of Art.

He subsequently trained in human relations and counselling at Human Development Scotland. Outside of work, Tim's a keen fell runner with a passion for the Scottish countryside.

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.