Specialist Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Consultancy and Training
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About Us

Who are YOURMIND?

YOURMIND focuses on 3 strands of work:

KNOWYOURMIND is a private clinical practice providing mental health assessment and treatment to young people up to the age of 25 years with a wide range of emotional, behavioural and developmental disorders. Julia and Janet have worked as clinicians treating depression and anxiety, self harm, eating disorders, as well as developmental disorders e.g. Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

YOURSCHOOLMIND is a not for profit social enterprise focuses on support for schools and further education establishments, in promoting mental health and emotional wellbeing through consultation and training, support to staff, pupils, parents and leadership team.

YOURWORKMIND focuses on providing consultation and training on mental health in the workplace. Using our mental health expertise our services include training programmes to HR staff and managers on a)fostering a mentally healthy environment, b) managing mental illness in the workplace and c) effective engagement with employees with long term absence and chronic mental health conditions.

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Dr Julia Moss MB ChB, MRCPsych, MA (Crim)

Julia has 20 years experience of clinical work as a doctor within the NHS and for 15 years has specialised in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

As a consultant she has worked clinically looking after young people and their families with mental illness in addition to training junior doctors and medical students.

As a consultant, in addition to working clinically she has experience in

  • Multiagency work and strategic management
  • Teaching and training large and small groups through lectures and workshops in university and other teaching environments
  • Clinical governance which focused on maintaining quality, evaluating efficiency and effectiveness and managing risk.

Working in the NHS stimulated her interest in organisational health and mental health in the workplace.

Her particular areas of interest are adolescent depression and evaluating outcomes.

Whether Julia works with individuals, schools and universities or within the workplace she is passionate about destigmatising mental health, enabling people to access the treatment and support they need where and when they need it.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/juliamossyourmind


Janet Kennedy RGN RMN BSc (Hons) Mental Health, PGDip

Janet has 30 years experience of clinical work as a nurse within the NHS and for 23 years has specialised in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Clinically Janet has additional training in systemic, cognitive and psychodynamic therapies. She has experience of working with families and parents as well as individually with children, young people and adults. She is committed to providing high quality care.

In addition to working as a clinician she

  • Worked as a lead consultant nurse, driving organisational change
  • Specialised in child protection
  • Headed up the trust's clinical governance team
  • Worked closely with HR and the management team
  • Taught on specialised training courses at Birmingham, Coventry and Warwick University

As well as her clinical practice her aim has been to build resilience in the workplace and educational communities by focusing on raising awareness and empowering employees, parents and students to talk about mental health.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/janetkennedyyourmind


Both Julia and Janet have worked as clinicians, treating young people aged 5 to 18 years for a variety of emotional and behavioural problems including self harm, anorexia, depression and anxiety, as well as developmental disorders e.g. Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

TESTIMONIALS

"The staff training exceeded my expectations and stimulated my interest in mental health and wellbeing. Thank you for a very informative and useful training session."

"Really good-the people running it were very knowledgeable."

"Very useful training about something that is always difficult to approach."

"Good Q and A - I had confidence in the lecturers."