Houghton MBBS. MSc. MFPHM.
Anita has had many years experience in the health
service and related organisations. Originally trained in public
and community health, she has worked as a consultant in hospitals
and community clinics, district health authorities and national
bodies, including the Royal College of Physicians, the Audit Commission,
and the National Institute for Clinical Excellence. In the year
2000 she took up the post of Associate Dean in postgraduate medicine
for the London deanery, where she developed leadership programmes
for junior doctors and new consultants. She has also been a non-executive
director of a PCT.
In tandem with these posts, she has developed expertise in the field
of personal development and one-to-one coaching, and is a qualified
counsellor for both the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and FIRO Element
B, an accredited practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming
(NLP), and has a post graduate diploma in Cognitive Behaviour
She has been coaching managers, doctors and other professionals
for the past six years, and has run training programmes for consultants,
junior doctors and GPs, on the subjects of leadership, career development,
team-working, assertiveness, and the use of psychological type to
enhance effectiveness in the workplace.
In addition to coaching and training, Anita writes articles on the
subjects of career development and self-awareness, and has
published two books on
Chris Rasey BA (Hons)
Chris is an experienced developer of people.
For over thirty years he has been successfully training,
coaching and facilitating individuals and groups in a variety of
organisations at all levels. Whilst
employed within organisations he worked in the engineering,
manufacturing, retail and IT sectors as a trainer, internal
consultant and manager. Since
working as an external consultant he has added public, academic,
financial and professional services sectors to his experience.
In recent years he has trained and coached on
leadership courses and programmes in the UK and a dozen other
European countries. In
addition, he regularly trains groups in facilitation, training,
assertion, coaching, and self-development work. Chris has created a
particular reputation as an NLP trainer, and has helped hundreds of
people to qualify as Practitioners and Master Practitioners of NLP.
As a coach, he particularly likes enabling leaders and managers to
develop their perceptions and their skills so that they have more
productive and enjoyable working lives.
Chris is a qualified user of the Myers Briggs
Type Indicator, FIRO B, and OPQ, and is a Master Practitioner and
certified trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.
Carol Parkes MBBS MSc MFPH
Carol Parkes trained in medicine and had a 20 year career
in the NHS, having specialised in public health medicine and
epidemiology. She has
worked at many different organisations from hospitals and primary
care trusts to strategic health authorities, with the last ten years
in consultant posts. She
considerable experience in senior management, policy development and
implementation, board-level strategy and leadership development. In her recent experience in the NHS, she has worked on
clinical leadership development and clinical engagement, leading on
strategy as well as implementation.
her medical career Carol has had an ongoing fascination and interest
in people development and how organisations can benefit from this. She
is experienced in training and coaching groups
and individuals (including senior medical managers, GPs, nurses,
public health clinicians, medical educators, private industry senior
executives) in personal development and leadership.
Using this portfolio of skills and experience, she is now a
full-time freelance consultant, trainer and coach.
has an MSc in Organisational Behaviour and is a trained
neurolinguistic programming (NLP) practitioner and trained coach.
She is qualified to use the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
for Step I and Step II and in MBTI Flexcare communication and
influencing skills. She
is also trained to use the Firo Element B instrument and an
indicator of Emotional Intelligence in individuals and teams.
Our clients include
Guy’s & St Thomas’ Trust, SE London SHA, OD Partnerships,
Dept of Health, National Clinical Assessment Authority, South East
London Strategic Health Authority, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Community
Trust, BMJ Careers, National Audit Office, Southwark PCT, SE London
Shared Services Partnership, Chartered Institute of Personnel &
Development, National Schizophrenia Fellowship, Associated British
Ports plc, Eden Vale plc, Barclay’s Bank, IBM.