Patrons

Professor Michael Jacobs

Michael Jacobs was for many years director of the counselling and psychotherapy programme at the university of Leicester and is Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds, UK. He is a Fellow of BACP and an accredited member of the Universities Psychotherapy and Counselling Association.


Mrs Felicity Irwin


Felicity Irwin is a Deputy Lieutenant of Dorset and has supported numerous charities over the past 40 years. These include the NSPCC, Dorset Mediation, Relate Marriage Guidance, and Cancer Relief Macmillan. She is Chairman of Care South, a not for profit charity with care homes across the South West.


Previously a Magistrate and Regional Executive for TVS she takes a keen interest in the Dorset community having also served as a Governor of Bournemouth University, Poole Grammar School and Dumpton School. A Public Relations practitioner, she also chaired the Wessex Branch of the institute of Directors.