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Meet the Team

Families and Young People

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OneLife Suffolk Staff Helen-Rose - Children's Service Lead

Helen-Rose

Children's Service Lead

Welcome to our website, I hope you have found the information provided helpful and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team to help you.

Since graduating from University of Suffolk with a BSc in Sports and Exercise Science in 2011, I have worked for the Children’s and Young People’s Healthy Lifestyle Services. I have learnt a lot throughout my roles and have been fortunate enough to work with many wonderful children, young people and families as well as many passionate health professionals, teaching staff and external organisations.

I believe that gaining knowledge and the tools needed to make healthy choices throughout life should be available to all and that’s why I’m passionate about what we do here at OneLife Suffolk.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Jade - Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner (Waveney)

Jade

Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner (Waveney)

My favourite part of my role is engaging with families and supporting them on their journey to a healthier lifestyle. I am currently studying for my master’s in Public Health and Health Promotion as I am passionate about improving health for all.

I enjoy being active by running and going to the gym, reading and baking.

I hope you enjoy your time with us!

OneLife Suffolk Staff Mike - Programme Co-ordinator (Waveney)

Mike

Programme Co-ordinator (Waveney)

I work in Lowestoft and across the North Suffolk area. I’ve worked with OneLife Suffolk for five years and loved every minute. I enjoy working with young people and their families, helping them find ways to improve their health, their lifestyles and their wellbeing.

I like to be active myself by walking, running or biking. I’m also the coach for Bungay Town FC U14’s which keeps me involved with football and the community. I also enjoy reading, listening to music and cooking my favourite meals!

OneLife Suffolk Staff Phoebe - Programme Co-ordinator (South West)

Phoebe

Programme Co-ordinator (South West)

I’m here to support you and your family in every step of your healthy lifestyle journey.

I have a degree in Nutrition and my passion is helping people to reach their goals.

My hobbies include walking my dog, crafting, cooking and yoga.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Terri - Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner (South West)

Terri

Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner (South West)

Welcome to our OneLife family and young people service.

I am passionate about helping to support families and young people in making positive healthy lifestyle changes.

I love taking trips abroad, sightseeing, horse riding and swimming.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Sarah - Programme Co-ordinator (North West)

Sarah

Programme Co-ordinator (North West)

I joined OneLife Suffolk because I have a passion for helping people be more active – I am a running and athletics coach and I particularly enjoy working with beginners and children. What I didn’t realise is how much I would learn, and be able to change in my own family, from working at OneLife.

Every session is about families having fun together, so it makes it a great place to work. When I am not working, I love to cycle, run or curl up with a book.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Amy - Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner (North West)

Amy

Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner (North West)

I joined OneLife Suffolk so I could support children and their families when making healthier lifestyle choices and making sure they benefit from our sessions in a fun and creative way. I have a degree in Early Childhood Studies and have always had an interest in Nutrition and healthy eating habits and routines. When I’m not working, I enjoy going on long walks, cooking and spending time with my family and friends.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Laura - Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner (East)

Laura

Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner (East)

Hi I’m Laura! I joined OneLife Suffolk as I have a passion for nutrition, and well-being & I would love to share this passion by creating a fun way for children and families to achieve a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.

My interest in nutrition developed after I graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a (BSc Hons) in Psychology. After this, I decided to focus on my passion for nutrition and studied (MSc) Human Nutrition at the University of Aberdeen.

Alongside studying at University, I have spent the past 5 years working and travelling around Europe, the United States and New Zealand. In my spare time I enjoy running, hiking and travelling!

OneLife Suffolk Staff Abi - Programme Co-ordinator (East)

Abi

Programme Co-ordinator (East)

I love working for OneLife helping families throughout Suffolk with living the healthiest lifestyle they can. I studied nutrition at university and have always had a passion for helping people, making working for OneLife the perfect place for me.

I love to keep myself busy by going on adventures and exploring new places. I’m also a big foodie and love sharing food ideas with all the families I get to know.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Madi - Service Lead and Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner

Madi

Service Lead and Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner

Hi, welcome to our great service that is here to support you and your family! My favourite part of my job is meeting new families and helping them achieve their healthy lifestyle goals.

My background is a degree in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Science at the University of Birmingham.

In my free time I enjoy exercising, travelling, cooking and puzzles!

OneLife Suffolk Staff Suzanne - Family Therapist

Suzanne

Family Therapist

Hi, I am the Family Therapist responsible for providing psychological and emotional support to children and families who are part of this specialist children’s service.

I am a qualified Person-Centred Psychodynamic Counsellor with further qualifications in counselling children and adolescents. I also hold a BA (hons) degree in Social Work.

My role is about supporting your child and family to discuss and process past and present difficulties with the aim of improving future experiences.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Sam - Children's Tier 3 Coordinator - East and West Suffolk

Sam

Children's Tier 3 Coordinator - East and West Suffolk

Hi, I am the Co-Ordinator and Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner for the team.  I am passionate about helping you as an individual and your family in building a healthy lifestyle now and for the future.

I have spent 28 years in the banking profession and I am a qualified fitness instructor and running coach.

I am enthusiastic about all sport and have completed 15 marathons plus many more other race distances.

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