Meet our team


Dr Sadie Thomas-Unsworth, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Lead for HT Support Network

Alongside her role in the support network, Sadie is the Consultant Lead Psychologist for staff support at UHBW. Sadie has been involved in developing and delivering staff support to health and social care staff for the past 10 years. Sadie is joint lead of the Association of Clinical Psychologists Staff Health and Wellbeing Network and is involved nationally in developing and supporting best practice around workforce wellbeing. Sadie has a particular interest in working with teams and workforce leaders. Sadie is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Dr Sangeeta Sawlani Ramos, Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Sangeeta has worked as a clinical psychologist within hospital and community settings for the last 15 years. Sangeeta’s interest in staff wellbeing has developed throughout her experiences of working with health and social care staff and more recently with her involvement in the development and delivery of wellbeing services at UHBW. Sangeeta has a particular interest in working with teams and BAME staff groups. Sangeeta is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Dr Michelle O’Keeffe, Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Michelle has worked in community and hospital settings for the past ten years. She has a keen interest in supporting people to manage the psychological impact of long-term health conditions. It was through her experience working in multidisciplinary teams in hospital settings that she became interested in staff wellbeing. Michelle is currently involved in the development and delivery of wellbeing services at UHBW. Michelle is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Dr Sarah Densham, Clinical Psychologist

Sarah is a Clinical Psychologist, and is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). Sarah has a background of working with both adults and children experiencing difficulties, across physical and mental health settings. Having worked as part of multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teams, Sarah has developed a keen advocacy for supporting the wellbeing/health/needs etc of health and social care professionals, recognising the role of developing the HT support network to facilitate and promote this at an individual, team, organisational and broader scale.

Professor Ingram Wright, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Advisor to the Healthier Together Support Network

Ingram is the lead for Psychological Health Services at UHBW responsible for the delivery of psychology input across the trust and within services offered across the South-West of England. Ingram is keen to promote the integration of staff support with wider psychology services and staff training in psychological approaches and support for teams working under significant pressure. Ingram is an Honorary Professor in Psychology at the University of Bristol, recognised for his support to professional development at a national level. He is registered with both the Health and Care Professions Council and is a qualified Clinical Neuropsychologist Registered with the British Psychological Society.

Dr Katie Wilkinson, Clinical Psychologist

Katie has a wealth of experience in supporting adults and young people in both physical and mental health settings across the South West region. Working alongside multidisciplinary colleagues, Katie developed a keen interest in staff wellbeing and is passionate about continuing to develop services to support health and social care staff within her role in the HTSN. Katie is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Dr Alice Walker, Clinical Psychologist

Alice has a background working in adult mental health and has experience supporting health and care staff in a variety of settings, including community mental health and acute hospital teams. She has a particular interest in working with groups; she is a trained Schwartz Round facilitator and is currently undertaking additional training in group work with Group Analysis South West. Alice is passionate about the benefits of connecting with nature for mental health and wellbeing. She is a sustainable healthcare advocate for UHBW, and is a co-lead of the Association of Clinical Psychologists Climate Action Network, supporting psychologists and other health professionals in advocating for systemic change to tackle the climate crisis. Alice is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Dr Melissa Hoban

Melissa is one of the Clinical Psychologists in the HSTN, and has a background of working with older adults, adults and children experiencing a range of difficulties across mental health NHS and charitable settings. Melissa’s interest in working in staff wellbeing developed during the pandemic, where she was part of developing a wellbeing hub to support health and care staff in London. She has a particular interest in community psychology, considering and advocating against the wider social and systemic issues impacting individuals and teams, and making mental health resources more accessible using the arts and technology. Melissa is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Dr Bronwen Royall, Clinical Psychologist

Bronwen has a background supporting children and families with long-term health conditions, alongside having experience within mental health settings. Multidisciplinary working has been a key part of Bronwen’s experience, and it is through this work that she has developed a keen interest in supporting the wellbeing of health and care professionals. Bronwen is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Tamsin Mauri, Project Manager for the Healthier Together Support Network

Tamsin is an Advanced Clinical Practitioner and Project Manager for the Healthier Together Support Network. As an Advanced Clinical Practitioner she has worked in roles encompassing leadership, education, research and clinical practice, culminating in an MSc in Advanced Practice. Since March 2020, Tamsin has worked in a range of Covid-19 clinical leadership roles. Tamsin also works as an Advanced Practice Mentor and Clinical Examiner at the University West of England for both degree and MSc level students.

Our Assistant Psychologists:

Hannah Flight - Hannah completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with Professional Placement at the University of Reading, and completed her Master’s degree in Applied Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol. She is currently based at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

Diana Melinte

Diana is an Assistant Psychologist working for the past year in hospital settings. Her previous roles have focused on neuropsychology and service development. Her previous work with multidisciplinary teams has promoted an interest in staff support, which she hopes to take forward as her career progresses. Diana is currently studying psychology at the University of Bath and will soon start her MSc in Applied Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol.

Laila Amawi

Laila is an assistant psychologist currently working with the Healthier Together Support Network and in the Paediatric Neuropsychology Department at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. Her previous roles in promoting mental health in public sector organisations have promoted an interest in staff support and service development. Laila completed her BSc Experimental Psychology and MSc Applied Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol.