Clinical Director & Founder
Shelley is a multi-award winning nurse social entrepreneur with a vision for providing eating disorder and weight management and mental health interventions that work.
Following the completion of her mental health nurse training at St Martins University, Shelley continued further specialist training and enjoyed a number of roles within different areas of mental health including acute, high dependency, psychiatric intensive care units, eating disorder in patient unit and daycare as a nurse therapist for 14 years before setting up Breathe in 2009.
Shelley is experienced in working for and with the NHS, private sector and third sector. She was inspired by her experience and training in these areas, her faith and her own recovery from an eating disorder (prior to her nurse training) to set up a service that was community based, providing early intervention through to acute care and treatment for severe and enduring eating disorders.
And for the last 6 years Shelley has been Clinical Director at Breathe.
She is a professional member of RCN, NCFED, ABC, Beat, Sedig, Preston Community Network, Health and Wellbeing Commitee.
And Shelley is also a mum, a Christian and passionate about most things she does or doesn’t do!