Our Team

Find out some information on the procedures and people who operate MYMY

Management Committee

What does the Management Committee do?

The MYMY Management Committee currently has 7 members including a chair, vice-chair, Secretary and Treasurer. Our Management Committee are volunteers and do not receive payment. The Management Committee help decide on our strategy and monitor the performance of MYMY – Mind Your Mate and Yourself.

Committee Meetings

The Management Committee meet on a monthly basis with two months off in the summer. Extra meetings of the group can occur throughout the year only if, and when an event or task needs committee input.

Election of Management

Members of the Management Committee are elected at our Annual General Meeting (AGM)

How the Committee helps MYMY

Our Management Committee come from various backgrounds and utilise their own skills and experience in order to help organisation run effectively. Our Committee share the values of MYMY and continue to give their support and time in a voluntarily to govern the organisation.

Other Responsibilities

Management Committee Members

John Toner

MBE CHAIR

Paul Walsh

VICE CHAIR

Deirdre McKibben

SECRETARY

Chris Hutton

TREASURER

Daniel Curran

COMMITEE MEMBER

Stephen Chambers

COMMITEE MEMBER

Marion Cox

COMMITEE MEMBER

Dr. Alison Smyth

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Dr Sally Montgomery

COMMITEE MEMBER

David Heenan

COMMITEE MEMBER

Cathal McMullan

COMMITEE MEMBER

MYMY has a workforce of trained and motivated people who deliver our services, sometimes in very challenging circumstances, and volunteers who give countless hours freely to support our work in a variety of ways.

Our counseling services are delivered by a highly motivated staff team and volunteer counselors, whose dedication, experience, and skills ensure that our clients get the quality of service and support they need.

Staff Team

Michaela Devlin

FUNDRAISING & EVENTS MANAGER

Tracy Blue

VOLUNTEER SUPPORT & RETAIL MANAGER

Nicola Pentland

COUNSELLING MANAGER

Deborah Boden

CEO

Bernie McMullan

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

Denise McAlarney

RETAIL & VOLUNTEER SUPPORT ASSISTANT

Counsellors

Nicola Pentland

COUNSELLING MANAGER

Donna Owens

SENIOR COUNSELLOR

Una Trainor

COUNSELLOR

Claire Lively

COUNSELLOR

The counselling team within MYMY are accredited or actively working towards accreditation, having completed their professional requirements. All counselors are bound by and comply with the code of ethics and practice of his/her regulatory body, which respects the rights, autonomy, and choices of individuals. The regulatory bodies represented within our counseling team include BACP OR NCS (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and/or the National Counselling Society).

You can search any one of our counselors through the BACP or NCS directories. This proves that they are regulated and have achieved the appropriate and high standard of training needed to be an effective/competent counselor.

BACP

NCS