Meet the LLTTF Team
Professor Chris Williams
Director / Lead writer
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. He is a BABCP accredited CBT practitioner, and has an Honorary Contract as a CBT therapist with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.
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.
Training Development Lead
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 manages accommodation, equipment, human resources, procurement, information systems, Health and Safety. She also arranges internal and external training.
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
License Support & Administration Assistant
Kathryn maintains data collection for licence renewals and liaises with licence holders to ensure timely collection of data.
Consultants / Contractors
Digital Marketing Consultant
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 maintains records of financial transactions by establishing and maintaining accounts ensuring legal requirements are complied with.
Dr Carrie-Anne McClay
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
Managing Director of Mirata Ltd
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).
Illustrator and Web Developer
Grace is enthusiastic about communicating ideas, either through 2D imagery, web design, or via multimedia and TV applications. She is a published illustrator, and has a specific passion for illustration’s unique capacity to communicate tone, mood, and narratives where other methods fail. She has also used this area of her creativity in a number of LLTTF Projects. Grace’s skills lie in being able to develop design and marketing ideas via the most appropriate medium, either through software or traditional art media.