Cygnus Team

Meet the Team



We are a friendly and committed group who are all passionate about empowering people to thrive and enjoy good mental health and wellbeing. 



Andy Watmough - Chief Executive Officer

Lorraine Burley - Counselling Manager



Lynne O'Reilly - Administrator

Amanda Sayers - Be You Coordinator/Trainer

James Gaff - Admin Assistant & Comms

Joanne Hogg - Triage Lead & Volunteer Coordinator

Andrea Mason - DA/SV Counsellor

Gemma Graham - PCC/MoJ Counsellor

Laura Boxleitner - Cygnus Counsellor




Jane Howell - Solid Foundations Counsellor

Lydia Brooks - School Counsellor

Stuart Clark - Bereavement Counsellor

Claire Wright - Bereavement/Young People's Counsellor

Jane Mcgee - Wansbeck Wellbeing Manager

Carly Johnstone - Community Link Worker

Christine Eastlake - Community Link Worker

Graham Smith - Community Link Worker




Jeff Watson - Community Link Worker

Justine Bowey - Community Link Worker





We also currently have a large team of volunteers with us. Each provide a range of services and offer a variety of different experiences depending on your personal needs.


Our volunteers play a crucial role in the work that we do at Cygnus, some of which would not be possible without them. We are incredibly grateful for their services and support.


We are always looking out for more volunteers! If you would like to get involved, please click the link below: