Meet the team at Human Development Scotland (HDS) who work to improve the mental health and emotional wellbeing of people in Scotland. 

Becky Smith, Director

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Jigjit Kaur Tait, Operations Manager

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Lynne Learmonth, Academic Courses Administrator

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Lawrence Sum, Marketing & Communications Officer

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Course leaders
Lynne Conway, Course Lead

Course Lead for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy 

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Gillian Sloan Donachy, Course Lead

Course Lead for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy 

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Joanne Young, Course Lead

Course Lead for Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People

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Liz Cairns, Course Lead

Course Lead for Human Relations and Counselling and Foundations of Human Relations and Counselling

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Volunteers

We employ a combination of full/part-time staff and tutors/counsellors on a contractual basis.  We also value the time and commitment from volunteers for trustee roles, as well as for administration and marketing support.

Our wonderful office-based volunteer team currently consists of: Andrea Lutri, Tom Symington, Paul Tait