We are a small staff team, backed up by an amazing team of group facilitators, tutors, therapists, volunteers, and interns.
Lucien-Paul (020) 7689 8091
Lucien-Paul (Lucien-Paul Stanfield) does many different jobs at Claremont. He does lots of finance stuff (fundraising, budgeting, accounting, book-keeping, payroll and taxes) as well as handling all legal and HR matters. He manages Claremont building issues such as maintenance, renovations and tenancies. He is one of the psychotherapists at Claremont and sees a number of clients on a regular one-to-one basis each week. He also sometimes has initial assessment meetings with those who are interested in becoming clients with the psychotherapy one-to-one services. He is responsible for all staff and performance matters, for the overall quality of services provided, and for the development of Claremont’s vision. He is Chair of both the Flourishing Lives Coalition and the Age Action Alliance – Arts. Finally, he is responsible to the Board of Trustees and attends and reports to regular meetings with the trustees, as well as with the trustees and/or staff of other charities and organizations supporting Claremont, such as the Claremont United Reformed Church, The City Bridge Trust, Cripplegate Foundation and the Charity Commission.
Jo (020) 7837 3402
Joanne Keane is responsible for the operation of all Claremont’s daytime activities, projects and classes. She oversees programming, operational issues, and the day-to-day running of things, ensuring high standards and great service. She also manages those doing their internship at Claremont.
Clinical Manager (Psychotherapy)
Rebecca (020) 7837 3402
Rebecca (Rebecca Kirkpatrick) manages the Claremont Psychotherapy Service.
Rebecca is our Psychotherapy Service Manager. She handles referrals, carries out client assessments, recruits and manages the psychotherapists/Counselling Psychologists, and supervisors. She is responsible for the day-to-day administrative operations of the service. She is also responsible for managing the Psychoeducational Personal Development Group. Rebecca works two days a week; usually a Tuesday and Wednesday.
Clinical Manager (Arts Therapies)
Amanda (020) 7689 8091
Amanda (Amanda Whittle) is responsible for the management of the art therapy service. Amanda is an HCPC registered art psychotherapist and manages the various therapy groups (art psychotherapy, movement therapy, drama therapy, music therapy) as well as the one-to-one art psychotherapy service. Amanda also facilitates one of the art therapy groups. Please note that Amanda is currently on extended leave and that Rebecca (above) is covering all art therapy enquiries.
Social Prescription Manager
Lyndsey (020 7689 8090)
Lyndsey manages our Social Prescription project, funded by Islington Giving and Claremont and she is available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for Social Prescription enquiries.
Athena (020) 7837 3402
Athena (Athena Tsigaras) is responsible for hall bookings, office lettings, building issues and book-keeping.
Membership Engagement Officer
Blanche (020) 7837 3402
Blanche (Blanche Fitzgerald) works particularly with members of Claremont who may need more support to engage in activities and events. She works closely with Claire and Amanda in this regard and is also involved in outreach to people who are not already involved in community services. Blanche is also responsible for the programming of events, projects and workshops at the centre.
Flourishing Lives Coordinator
David McDonagh (020) 7689 8090
Flourishing Lives & Communications Assistant
Cordelia Wyche (020) 7689 8090