Mental Health Partnership Board (archived)

The Mental Health Partnership Board aims to improve the mental health and well-being of people in Barnet (aged 18 to 64 years) who suffer from a mental illness.    

Board Members 

The Mental Health Partnership Board does not have a formal membership. Instead, it is a community of people with an interest in mental health services in Barnet. This includes those with:

  • experience of using mental health services
  • experience as carers of people with mental health difficulties
  • a professional interest in mental health services, representing a variety of organisations


  • Maria O'Dwyer, Director of Integrated Commissioning, Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Elsie Lyons, Coordinator, Barnet Voice for Mental Health

Those regularly attending Mental Health Partnership Board meetings and involved in its work include:

  • Nazee Akbari, Barnet Refugee Service
  • Jonathan Ashby, Barent Bipolar Self Management Groups
  • Kate Beaumont, Richmond Fellowship
  • Dr Charlotte Benjamin, GP Lead for Mental Health, Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Ulla Chisholm, Carer Representative
  • Tim Clark, Barnet CAB
  • Greg Coates, Service User
  • Caroline Collier, Chief Executive Officer, Barnet Centre for independent Living
  • Michelle Crouch, One Housing Group
  • Dr Peter Dullon, Consultant Psychiatrist, Barnet Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
  • Teresa Gilchrist, Carer Representative
  • Gillian Goddard, Depression Alliance
  • Tony Helman, Carer Representative
  • Hazel Hewett, Relate London North West
  • Gemma Hilton, Barnet and Southgate College
  • Iain Hird, One Housing Group
  • David Holloway, Barnet and Southgate College
  • Ranil Jayasinghe, Service User
  • Allan Johnson, Barnet Multilingual Wellbeing Service
  • Atoosa Khosravi, Farsophone Counselling Service
  • Estelle Lewis, Mind in Barnet
  • Kelly McMinn, One Housing
  • Christina Meacham, Mind in Barnet, Chair of the Mental Health Network
  • David Morris, Carer Representative
  • Representative, Barnet Carers Centre
  • Claire Newton, Barnet Voice for Mental Health
  • Malak Niakan, Barnet Multilingual Wellbeing Service
  • Chand Payne, Mind in Barnet
  • Jennifer Pearl, Advocacy in Barnet
  • Michael Heichelheim, Service User
  • Selina Rodrigues, Community Barnet
  • Shoni Shulman, Service User
  • Nahida Syed, Barnet Asian Women’s Association
  • Aviva Trup, Jewish Care
  • Representative, Healthwatch Barnet and The Network
  • plus further service user and carer representatives


Customer Care Team

Barnet House
1255 High Road London N20 0EJ

  • Tel: 020 8359 4172
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