CornerHouse Staff

CornerHouse has a great team of volunteers, casual workers and permanent members of staff. Permanent team members are listed below.

To contact the team please see the contact page.

Dan

Dan

Chief Executive

Dan joined CornerHouse in March 2016 having worked previously for a number of local and national charities in Surrey. Starting as a Youth Worker he has had a varied career including working in schools, teaching guitar, working with children with disabilities as well as adults with learning disabilities. He is passionate about supporting people to achieve their aims and believe that local charities offer the best, most flexible and most personal support to their communities.

When not at work he can be heard on radio or seen treading the boards with a local theatre group. He also enjoys writing and has been putting together a collection of Children’s books which he hopes to get published one day!

Lynne

Lynne

Operations Manager

Lynne is the Operations Manager at CornerHouse. She manages both the CornerHouse service and the Woking Safe Haven.

Emily

Emily

Depression Support Worker

Emily is a Depression Support Worker covering groups across Runnymede and Spelthorne. She also works at the Woking Safe Haven.

Emily’s educational background is in psychology and she has a particular passion for working within the mental health field. She previously worked in a variety of clinical settings, ranging from inpatient wards to outpatient services for chronic pain sufferers, and continues to love her role here at CornerHouse.

Sue

Sue

Depression Support Worker

Sue started work as a clinical psychological assistant at City Hospital, Nottingham, running memory therapy groups for stroke and head injured patients, and completing a published evaluative research project.

Having an eclectic career, she has worked within the pharmaceutical industry, completed an MSc in Occupational Psychology and worked within change management for the NHS.
After a break to bring up family she returned to mental health volunteering at CornerHouse and has been working here since 2012 developing and running the Woking Depression Support Groups and Mindfulness Drop-Ins. She recently trained at Bangor University to run Mindfulness MBSR/MBCT courses and is an active member of the Surrey Mindfulness Network Group.

Outside work, you may have seen her treading the boards within local amateur dramatic societies. She also love country walks, gardening and house development projects.

Tasha

Tasha

Walking for Health Co-ordinator and Depression Support

Tasha is the Walking for Health Co-ordinator and holds numerous weekly walks across Woking and Runnymede. She is also a Depression Support Worker and runs a Wellbeing group in Egham and the Young Person’s support group at CornerHouse.

Jane

Jane

Depression Support Worker

Jane is a Depression Support Worker running Wellbeing Groups and the Postnatal Depression Support Group. She has always been interested in Mental Health and wanted to work in a field where she could make a difference to a person’s wellbeing.

Jane has three children and has devoted her time to bringing them up whilst working in childcare. Once they were older she retrained as a counsellor, specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Whilst training, she applied to be a volunteer within the CornerHouse ‘Next Steps’ service facilitating the Depression Support groups. During this time, a vacancy became available which she applied for and was thrilled to be offered the job.

Genene

Genene

Administration Assistant

Genene has a background in psychology and has gained experience working in both community mental health services and inpatient settings. Having previously worked as a support worker in the Woking Safe Haven, Genene developed a strong respect for and interest in the wide range of services provided here at CornerHouse. Most recently, she has taken on the role of Administration Assistant and is very happy to once again join the CornerHouse team.