Annette is a Mental Health First Aider and Instructor with over 600 hours of course delivery experience.
Previously Annette enjoyed a long career in clinical and academic Physiotherapy holding many positions in which her Mental Health First Aid skills were useful to staff and students alike both for the UK and International Coventry University community. Having had extensive experience of working with people with physical health injuries, illnesses and disabilities, she appreciates the effects these have on people’s mental health and wellbeing. With more than 3 decades of experience working with students as their personal tutor, their academic tutor, their clinical mentor and admissions tutor, Annette has expertise in assisting students through difficult and challenging episodes in their entire university careers. She is passionate about developing the whole university approach to Mental Health, outlined in the Step Change Framework and the large range of initiatives that emanate from the Coventry University Group Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy for all.