Naomi Mwasambili

Naomi Mwasambili

Project Lead

Naomi is the Director of Chanua, Project Lead for Neuro Champions and supports all areas of programme and strategic development. With a background in Research, Psychology and Mental Health, she is currently completing a PhD in the use of technology for early intervention and identification of children’s emotional, behavioural and neurodevelopmental needs. Naomi loves to travel, sing, dance and grow her own food!

Megan Charles

Megan Charles

Clinical and Facilitator Lead

Megan is the Director of Chanua and Clinical Lead for Neuro Champions programme. Megan supports all areas of facilitation and programme management. With a background in Psychology and Mental Health, Megan is a qualified Art Psychotherapist and registered with the HPC. Megan loves to travel and is an avid lover of baked goods!

Juliette Simpson

Juliette Simpson

Project Co-ordinator

Juliette is our Neuro Champions project co-ordinator and supports on all areas of project delivery. She has recently completed her masters in clinical and health psychology at the University of Liverpool. She enjoys being outdoors and camping. She also loves live music, whether it’s seeing her favourite band or something she stumbles upon randomly!

Regina Sanders

Regina Sanders

Safeguarding Consultant

Regina is the Neuro Champions Safeguarding Consultant and is a qualified and experienced consultant social worker. With over ten years experience in Safeguarding and Youth Justice sectors. She supports in all areas of safeguarding and ensures our programmes are safe for the young people we work with. Regina loves a good comedy.

Kate Willis

Kate Willis

Neuro Champions Facilitator

Kate is our Neuro Champions Workshop Facilitator and is a Youth Worker. Kate supports facilitate the Neuro Champions Programme. She has a background in creativity, dance, cycle mechanics and gardening. She enjoys keeping busy with sports such as roller Derby, climbing, cycling and netball.

Sarah Burns

Sarah Burns

Neuro Champions Young Leader

Sarah is our Neuro Champions Young Leader. She is studying Health and Social Care at the City of Liverpool College. She enjoys learning new things as she is also doing a part-time youth work course. She also likes to challenge herself and likes to see how much she can push her limits.

Leah Murray

Leah Murray

Neuro Champions Young Leader

Leah is our Neuro Champions Young Leader and photographer, she started taking photographs in 2015 and is currently studying photography at Liverpool City College. Leah says photography ‘sets her free and releases her stress’ and in addition to drawing and singing.

Glicinia Danso

Glicinia Danso

Neuro Champions Digital Content Creator

Glicinia is our Neuro Champions digital content creator. She supports the Neuro Champions to create messages based on research that can be shared online. In addition she promotes well-being through the social media. She is passionate about well-being and has experience of working within a range of community projects in Manchester. She is currently in her 3rd year of her undergraduate psychology degree.

Rona Farley

Rona Farley

Neuro Champions Young Leader

Rona is 17 and our Neuro Champions Young Leader. She is currently studying English literature, RE and Psychology at A-level. Over the past 2 years she has worked with the Liverpool safeguarding board as well as being a young advisor. She loves street dance and has been doing it for 6 years.

Dr Kajal Gohil

Dr Kajal Gohil

Neuro Champions Advisor

Kajal is a Clinical and Community Psychologist, having trained at the University of Exeter, UK.  She has extensive experience of working therapeutically with children, young people and their families and is currently a specialist in autism diagnostic services across both the public and private sector. She specialises in narrative therapy, social inequalities and a community psychology perspective. A lover of animals she is very interested in developing animal assisted therapy to her practice in the future.