Our Mission

To support global unpaid and working carers to develop their emotional and psychological wellbeing, as they navigate their caring journey.

 

Our Vision

Through inclusive, responsive and flexible services enable a positive impact on the emotional, psychological and physical wellbeing of carers and support them to thrive.

 

Our Values

Our work will be guided and informed by our values, beliefs and commitments to:

Community – contributing to society and demonstrating corporate social responsibility.

Inclusiveness – we respect people, value diversity and are committed to full inclusivity.

Participation – we value and recognise the contribution of employees, members, volunteers and beneficiaries within organisations and communities.

Openness – we are committed to a culture of non-judgemental teamwork and collaboration, embracing organisational and personal growth through learning.

Quality – we strive for excellence through continuous organisational reflection and improvement.

 

Our Commitment

 

About Lynne 

Co-founder & Coaching Psychologist

After a long and rewarding career in two UK police services, Lynne retrained as a professional coach, completed an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology and took the challenging decision to leave her career to become a full-time caregiver for an elderly relative and co-founded Carers’ Hearts CIC with Lorna.

As an active caregiver, she now uses her research experience, adult education training and coaching knowledge and experience to support other carers throughout their caring journey, a career passion that enables her to continue to make a positive impact on people’s lives.

About Lorna

Co-founder & Coaching Psychologist

Building on decades of experience coaching, mentoring and assessing young adults, students and executives, Lorna complemented her degree in Behavioural Sciences by completing an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology. Lorna has experience of the caring role in her family and using her knowledge in actively supporting other carers.

As an experienced coach and Positive Psychology Practitioner, Lorna is passionate about positive education and lifelong learning. She is a committee member for the North West branch of the British Psychological Society and co-founder of Carers’ Hearts CIC with Lynne.

 

About Esmee

Strategic Adviser – Impact

Esmee has a strong track record of developing, delivering and evaluating impactful campaigns which bring about long term and sustainable change. She is also a qualified coach (ACC), working with individuals and organisations making this world better, more just and more beautiful. She’s delighted to be bringing all her skills to support Carers’ Heart to have real impact.

Esmee has a brother with a learning disability and from a young age has, with her family, providing emotional support, and she knows that one day she will be her brother’s main family carer. 

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