About Chrysalis Associates

Chrysalis Associates is a centre of excellence in the assessment and treatment of developmental trauma and attachment difficulties. We are passionate about maintaining a high level of knowledge and expertise within our staff team to enable us to provide dynamic and effective service to our clients.

At the heart of our company are the people who work in it. We care for and value our team enabling them to grow and develop professionally and personally. We provide high levels of supervision and training and actively promote a healthy work – life balance.

Chrysalis Associates’ integrity underpins its principles in the provision of a reliable service that interacts with clients and professionals in a sincere and genuine way. We provide a transparent and evidence-based service thereby providing accountability for our service users and to our commissioners.

Please click the link to view: Statement of Purpose (April 2022)

Please click here to see: our latest outstanding Ofsted report

Meet The Team


Dr Jacqueline Lynch

Director, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Registered Manager

Dr Helen Freake

Director, Clinical Psychologist and Responsible Individual

Sarah Terry


Sarah Allkins


Senior Leadership Team

Lisa Fletcher

Consultant Trauma and Attachment Therapist and
Safeguarding Service Lead

Ian Hutchinson

Consultant Trauma and Attachment Therapist and Art Therapist and Assessment Service Lead

Rachel Johnson

Finance Manager

Marion Cavan

Consultant Trauma and Attachment Therapist and Specialist Occupational Therapist and Health and Safety Lead

Ashley Ginter

Consultant Trauma and Attachment Therapist and Quality Assurance Lead

Clinical Staff

Claire Rowell

Senior Trauma and Attachment Therapist

Dr Rachael Alexander

Senior Trauma and Attachment Therapist, Counselling Psychologist

Matthew Clark

Trauma and Attachment Practitioner

Sarah Cassidy

Trauma and Attachment Practitioner

Eleanor Smale

Trauma and Attachment Therapist and Art Therapist

Hannah Engeldow

Specialist Occupational Therapist and Sensory Integration Practitioner

Evangel Kehinde

Trauma and Attachment Practitioner

Sabrina Almas

Trauma and Attachment Therapist