Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing 1 to 1 support
  • Facilitating Young Persons Support Groups
  • Developing support offered by First Steps in South Derbyshire and Erewash
  • Facilitating Body Image and Self Esteem Workshops in schools
  • To raise awareness and understanding of eating disorders to reduce stigma and discrimination

Katy has a joint honours degree in Dance and Movement Studies & Psychology, and more recently has completed a Masters in Dance Movement Psychotherapy. Being a qualified therapist, Katy is able to bring her therapeutic skills to her role.

During her training, Katy came to First Steps on placement and gained valuable experience supporting people with eating disorders. Katy also has experience within mental health and working with children and young people. Katy is very interested and passionate about mental health, raising awareness and reducing stigma. Katy is very happy to be working for such an amazing charity!