My name is Debbi and I live on the south coast near Portsmouth.
I have 2 adult children, Rebecca who runs the award winning What's the Debate, PSHE training and consultancy, and Alyssa who is a Q&A tester.
I have worked with children and families in several different roles over the last 30 plus years, childminder, pre-schools, SEMH residential care , social services, Hampshire & Surreys Troubled Families programmes and the Portsmouth autism assessment team.
I have always had a passion in improving mental health and well being particularly of children and young people.
I was lucky to win several awards for female entrepreneurs, in 2018 and am looking forward to Strength Cards evolving and expanding.
In January 2019, I was proud to be chosen as one of the Top 100 UK Female Entrepreneurs by f-entrepreneur
In March 2020, I was extremely honoured to be awarded a small business award from Theo Paphitis ( Dragons Den Fame)
I hold the following;
Level 3 Child Psychology Diploma
Certificate introduction to Educational Psychology
EYFS Teaching Diploma
Mental Health First Aid
Mental wellbeing in children and young people certificate
Counselling children and Adolescents certificate (Distinction).
Pre School Practice diploma.