Meet the LLTTF Team

Professor Chris Williams

Director / Lead writer

About Chris

Dr Chris Williams is Emeritus Professor of Psychosocial Psychiatry at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK and a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. His main clinical and research interest is in the evaluation of educational self-help approaches based on the cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)  approach

He has researched various written and computer-based self-help treatments for anxiety, depression, anorexia and bulimia and has twice been President of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies – the lead body for CBT in the United Kingdom.  He is Patron of the charity Triumph over Phobia and a Medical adviser to Anxiety UK. His research has focused on the evaluation CBT self-help interventions in low mood and anxiety, bulimia, anorexia, medically unexplained symptoms and with carers. 

Dr Williams is also Director of Five Areas Ltd which has developed this site and a wide range of widely recommended wellbeing resources. He is an award-winning author and his books and websites are widely used in the UK, Ireland, and North America.

Theresa Kelly

Training Development Lead

About Theresa

Theresa helps to:

  • Establish and co-ordinate community and schools-based pilot projects.
  • Assist Chris Williams (Director) with wider support on this and other projects.
  • Deliver training workshops and presentations.
  • Help report back and liaise on project progress.

Donna Mackenzie

Office Manager

About Donna

Donna manages accommodation, equipment, human resources, procurement, information systems, Health and Safety. She also arranges internal and external training.

Tina Cairns

Administration Assistant

About Tina

Tina’s main responsibilities are to:

  • Assist in the day to day running of the Five Areas Limited office.
  • Maintain office system and procedures including data collection systems.
  • Maintain Health and Safety systems

Kathryn Mainprize

License Support & Administration Assistant

About Kathryn

Kathryn maintains data collection for licence renewals and liaises with licence holders to ensure timely collection of data.

Consultants / Contractors

Karen Power

Digital Marketing Consultant

About Karen

Karen is responsible for content creation and strategic social media campaigns for the Living Life to the Full brand. Creation of campaigns which drive targeted traffic to website site, while simultaneously building and maintaining the company image and reputation.

Kevin Gallagher

Book Keeper

About Kevin

Kevin maintains records of financial transactions by establishing and maintaining accounts ensuring legal requirements are complied with.

Dr Carrie-Anne McClay

Consultant Researcher

About Carrie-Anne

Dr Carrie-Anne McClay is a consultant researcher with 12 years experience of carrying out community based mental health trials, specifically in the areas of depression, anxiety and eating disorders. She is committed to early intervention and the delivery and assessment of mental health interventions in the community that widen access to evidence-based, convenient to use resources.        

Mirata Ltd – IT Provision

Ian Mayer

Managing Director of Mirata Ltd

About Ian

Ian first started working with Internet and Multimedia Learning Technologies in 1995. His key focus is about understanding people and how they behave in groups. Ian is a graduate in technology and as a qualified teacher, he has been involved in education and training since 1990. Ian has also worked for AQA, OCR, and WJEC and is a Fellow of the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning (ITOL).

Mark Remde

Technical Director

About Mark

Mark has advanced technical and programming skills, which include Perl, JavaScript, Java, Servlets, Websphere, MySQL and PHP. Mark’s platform skills also extend to Unix – HPUX, AIX, Linux, IBM AS/400 – RPG/400, CL, Oracle Forms 4.5, and SQL. He is a graduate in Business Computing and has successfully implemented a number of high-level business IT applications such as Mail Order Systems, Retail Systems, Financial Reporting, EPOS Bar coding, PC Support and much more.

Andy Wild

Programming Lead

About Andy

Andy is proficient in PHP, Ajax, xhtml, CSS, JavaScript and MySQL. He has a number of years experience in managing extremely large online communities in excess of 50,000 members. Andy has successfully implemented a number of innovative modifications to third-party software applications, and open-source solutions, such as WordPress, Joomla!, Mambo, Cube Cart and phpBB.


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