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).

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.

Rachel Holliss, Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Rachel is a Clinical Psychologist working for the last six years in hospital and community settings. Her previous roles have focused on therapy work with people who have experienced traumatic or stressful life experiences and supporting the multidisciplinary teams caring for them to understand their emotional and holistic needs. Working alongside NHS and social care colleagues through difficult circumstances over many years has provided much insight into the many challenges of maintaining wellbeing as practitioners and opportunities to provide support to those who were struggling. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Rachel established a programme to support staff in the mental health inpatient teams she worked with in Wiltshire and is currently bringing her enthusiasm for staff support to her work at the Healthier Together Support Network. Rachel 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 Melinte is currently studying Psychology at the University of Bath.

Laila Amawi - Laila is an Assistant Psychologist in Paediatric Neuropsychology based in the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. She received her BSc Experimental Psychology and MSc Applied Neuropsychology from the University of Bristol.