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Leadership Team

Jo Spilling
JO SPILLING
CO-CEO & CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Jo (she/her) completed her training at The Counselling Foundation and has worked in various roles for the organisation as a counsellor, tutor and clinical manager. Before starting her role as Clinical Director, she was Clinical Lead at St Albans Bereavement Network. She has a private practice and is an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP).

Stephen Anstee
STEPHEN ANSTEE
CO-CEO & CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

A qualified accountant, Stephen (he/him) has many years’ experience working in the accountancy profession, banking, industry and charities, in financial, business planning, research, advisory and other roles. Stephen joined the Foundation in December 2018 to head up the Finance team.

Training Team - Karen Carter
KAREN CARTER
TRAINING DIRECTOR

Karen (she/her) leads the talented training team at the Foundation. Karen trained at the Foundation so has an understanding of the student experience. She enjoys supporting students through their individual training journey. She has a local private practice where she sees adolescent and adult clients.

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TRACY MCPHILLIPS 
HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Tracy (she/her) joined The Counselling Foundation after 12 years in varying managerial roles at a multibillion pound Corporate IT Company and has also worked abroad setting up offices in the US. Tracy volunteers for other local charity organisations and developing strong relationships is the foundation of everything she does both personally and professionally.

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