Compass GO… Mental Health Support Team works with children, young people, families and educational settings in North East Lincolnshire. We provide support, help and advice for pupils, students and schools for issues related to emotional and mental health wellbeing. Compass GO… currently have full school coverage of the North East Lincolnshire borough but please call our duty line to clarify if needed.
Our work with educational settings across North East Lincolnshire includes providing advice, information and support to staff in promoting emotional and mental health wellbeing. We also work with children and young people on a 1:1 basis offering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy intervention.
The service is made up of Education Mental Health Practitioners and Supervising Practitioners from a range of health and education backgrounds.
How the service can help you
Compass GO… provides low intensity one-to-one interventions (approx. 6-8 sessions based on individual need) to children and young people aged 5-19 with mild-to-moderate emotional health and mental health wellbeing needs.
Please click the download button below for the Compass GO… threshold document to see the emotional and mental health wellbeing needs we can work with.
How you can access the service
We accept self referrals into Compass GO… both from Parent/Carer and Child/Young Person. We will also accept Professional and School referrals. (Please note if you are an Education Staff member who would like to make a referral please contact your Compass GO… link worker)
To refer into our service please call our duty line on 01472 494250 to discuss suitability with our Duty Workers. The duty line is available during our working hours (Monday – Thursday 9am until 5pm, Friday 9am until 4:30pm)
You can also contact us by the emails on this webpage.
If you need urgent help regarding your mental health wellbeing you can contact Young Minds Matter’s crisis line on 01472 252570 (9-5,Mon-Fri). Outside of these hours please call the Single Point of Access on 01472 256256 option 3. If you suspect a child or a young person is experiencing abuse and harm then please call 01472 326292 option 2
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Meet the team
Hello, I’m Laura and I am delighted to be the service manager for Compass GO… MHST. I am a mental health nurse and have worked with children and young people for over 11 years in NE Lincs. It is my passion to support children and young people in the local area to access early intervention and preventative support for emotional and mental health wellbeing issues. Our team is very diverse and this benefits all children and young people that we meet with so we can offer them the right support at the right time.
Hi I am Vicky and I am a team leader at Compass Go… I qualified as a social worker at the university of Hull where I went onto work for CAMHS where I developed a key interest in trauma and attachment and was trained to deliver EMDR. I am passionate about improving access to emotional and mental health support for all children and young people to ensure everyone can receive the support and advice they need. Increasing the awareness around childrens mental health is also a priority of mine and to empower children and young people to speak up about how they feel. Outside of work I am a mum to three children and have a gorgeous puppy called Simba who all keep me extremely busy, I also love to go shopping, go for walks and sometimes I just love to watch some TV!
Hi I am Leanne and I am a team lead at Compass Go. I am a social worker and I have been working with children and young people for over 10 years. My specialist knowledge is within Special Educational Needs. I have experience working within residential settings, Children’s Disability Services and then working in the LD team at our local CAMHS. I am passionate about ensuring that the most vulnerable children within our local area can access the most suitable mental health support for their needs. At home I am a mum to two children; I enjoy live music, fitness and a good film!
Hi, I’m Hannah! I have been working in Administration for 6 and a half years and have always worked within Education, although previously Adult learning. I feel immensely proud to be able to be part of this incredible service which is going to make such a difference to so many people’s lives. In my spare time I’m usually out walking my dogs (a beautiful border collie Lilly and a fluffy little Cockapoo Roxy), socialising with my friends and family and going on holiday as I love exploring new places.
Hi Im Fay, the Peer Participation Worker at Compass GO… I have an extensive list of qualifications including a diploma in Life Coaching, Theory and Counselling Skills and I am currently studying MSc in Psychology. I have over 25 years of teaching experience ranging from a SENDCo, Mental Health Champion to Acting Head across both mainstream and specialist settings from primary up to sixth form ages. I have been awarded an honorarium for my work with young people.
I believe in the potential of all young people and I am committed to helping them move forward in the best way possible. Each person is unique and so is their journey.
I am a practising artist, with work in print and featured in several public/ corporate buildings nationally.
Hi, my name is Jamee-Leigh. I completed a degree and Masters in Forensic Psychology at the University of Lincoln. During this time I volunteered for the Youth Offending Service and worked in drug and alcohol services. I went on to work in the Child Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). Whilst at CAMHS I went back to university to complete a low intensity course in CBT with children and young people. I find being able to help and support young people a very fulfilling career, which I love!
In my own time I like to travel and keep fit, you will usually find me either in a gym, out running, cycling or horse riding.
Hi, my name is Michelle and I have worked in mental health for 12 years. I have a degree in psychology and a post-graduate certificate as a children and young people’s Wellbeing Practitioner.
I have worked in both adult’s and children’s services as an Assistant Psychologist and following my graduate from the CYPWP course l worked as a Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Practitioner within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) delivering both low and higher intensity interventions. I have a real passion for improving children and young people’s quality of life and reducing the lasting effects of mental health difficulties.
In my spare time l enjoy keeping fit and cooking. We have two lop-eared rabbits called Julian and Isobelle who keep me busy!!
Hi my name is Karen. I am Mum to 3 children and 8 cats, They all keep me pretty busy! We live by the sea and enjoy spending time on the beach or walking along the prom. I have been a mental health nurse for the last 20 years and have worked in a number of different teams including forensic, adults, older adults and children and young people. I have spent the last 3 years working in CAMHS and Healthy Minds and I have learned so much from this. I believe that if Children and Young People can learn effecting coping skills they will be better equipped as adults to deal with life’s challenges.
My name is Claire, I am a registered learning disability and paediatric nurse, I also have a diploma child and adolescent mental health. I have worked as a nurse in the local area for over 20 years working in a variety of different places and roles. I have a keen interest in helping children and young people access the right support at the right time in the right place, to help promote their emotional well-being. When I am not at work, I like to go to music festivals, gigs and going travelling I also like to spend at time at home with my two dogs.
Hi, My name is Zowie and I am excited to be working at Compass Go and supporting Young People across NELINCS.
I have a passion for working with, and supporting, children and their families and have previously worked in a variety of roles in both Primary and Secondary Schools, within the Children’s Disability service and local family support teams.
I am a Mum to 3 children and in what little spare time I do have I enjoy going to the beach and spending time with my friends and family.
Hi, I am Sophie! I absolutely love supporting children and young people with their mental wellbeing. I also enjoy supporting schools with their whole school approach with regards to mental health. I have worked with children and young people throughout my career - previously working as a primary school teacher and later, supporting children with autism and physical disabilities in an outreach role. After teaching, I then went on to study a Master’s Degree in Psychology so that I could increase my understanding of psychological theory and how this relates to children and young people. Outside of work, I love to travel, cook, listen to podcasts, be outdoors and spend time with my cat, Lavender!
Hi, I am Becca! I have always had a passion for helping others to be able to have a positive impact on one life means the world. Working with children and young people is a gift, as I feel they represent pure joy and hope for the future.
Prior to this role, I worked within the health, wellbeing and fitness industry with adults, families, children and young people. I am passionate about mental health and wellbeing, so I am very excited to be part of Compass.
Outside work I love spending time with my family and friends, reading, listening to music, cooking, travelling around the world and being outdoors with my Boxer dog, Harry. I also love exercising, lifting weights, yoga, dancing and meditation.
Hey, I’m Rav! I have a background in psychology and experience working with 0-19 year olds. I have an immense passion for ensuring mental health support is accessible to all. I enjoy going to the gym, experimenting with new recipes and spending time with friends, family and nature. I spent five years working at an indoor play and farm park so of course I love animals – my favourite animals are giraffes and red pandas!
Hi, my name is Niki! I take great delight in working with children and young people, helping them to overcome challenges or difficulties. I have 12 years previous experience working with children and young people in schools as a school counsellor. When I am not at work, I enjoy walking my Boxer Dog, Darcey, I love to travel to interesting places and discover new foods.
Hey I’m Jess! I am very proud to have been given the opportunity to work for Compass to support children and young people who need a voice that is heard. I am passionate about mental health, individual voice and inclusion for all; I believe no-one should be left behind. I have a degree in education and special educational needs and inclusion. I have worked as a Playworker with children and young people with additional needs, following this I completed my teacher training and taught in primary schools. I love the outdoors, walking and exercising, travelling and spending time with family and friends.
Hi my name is Shaun! I have always had an interest in mental health and in empowering people to help them face challenges in their life. I have previously worked in behaviour management as a Health Trainer and as a Family Support Worker. My interests outside of work include socialising, reading, watching TV and gaming!
Hi, I’m Lauren. I am passionate about improving access to mental health support for children and young people and enjoy working in schools and colleges to make this possible. I have previous experience working as a teaching assistant in a primary school and most recently in the psychology field working in an adult mental health inpatient unit and as an assistant psychologist in adult autism. Outside of work, I enjoy running several times a week with my friends.
Hi, my name is Amy. Joining Compass Go… has been such a privilege to enable my passion of working with children and young people. My passion has always been to focus on supporting children, young people and families within mental health to overcome their difficulties and challenges and to influence more positive emotions.
I have a background in Mental Health and Bereavement support work and have studied Working with Children, Young People and Families at University. I have experience in supporting people 1 to 1 and in groups to deliver emotional support and coping mechanisms to manage with their difficulties. Knowing you are helping people through difficult times is extremely rewarding and a motivation to support people within the community. In my own time, I love to go on walks with my dog Bobbie, enjoy the sunshine (on the rare occasion it comes out!) and spend time with friends and family.
Hello, my name is Andrea. I have a degree in Early Childhood Studies and have spent the last 18 years working in the childcare and primary education sectors. I’m very proud to work for Compass Go and will do my very best to ensure that the children and young people I work with are equipped with the skills to help them reach their full potential. I am passionate about mental health and am especially interested in the impact of the outdoors on well-being. I like to spend my spare time getting outside with my dog, seeing friends, running and travelling.
Hello, I am Daisy! I am extremely passionate about providing mental health and wellbeing support for children and young people. I am committed to the belief that every child matters and deserves equal opportunities to excel and aspire. My academic background is in psychology and sociology, and I have previously worked in secondary education, supporting children with their mental health and wellbeing through positive engagement and resilience. In my spare time I enjoy travelling, going to music festivals, baking, long walks in the countryside and spending time with my family and friends. I am very proud to work for Compass and alongside so many amazing people!
Hello, my name is Rachel! I am a qualified primary teacher and I have over eight years’ experience of working in a range of different schools and educational settings.
I chose to enter this rewarding job role of Education Mental Health Practitioner as I have a strong passion to help children and young people overcome barriers to their learning. From my personal and professional experience, I am aware of how important it is to look after our mental health. I am excited to be able to support and teach others the skills to do this for themselves.
I am a creative and artistic person, this is reflected in my GCSE and A-Level in Art. I especially love drawing, painting and bullet journaling. I have a cute but mischievous dog named Bonnie, I enjoy taking her on long walks and she loves play fighting.
Hi, I am Santina! I have 15 years’ experience working in the education sector with students of all ages. I have safeguarding, pastoral coach and learning manager experience. Mental health and wellbeing is a topic I have always been incredibly passionate about. Being part of Compass and being able to utilise my training and passion to support children and young people is something I am very proud of. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and my dog, Oscar. I love to read, cook and I have a newfound love of gardening. I take time to practice yoga and daily journaling and anything else really that is good for my wellbeing.