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Hello! We're TogetherWe

"Empowering people to better manage their mental and physical health and wellbeing"

Together We is a Community Interest Company in West Cumbria that aims to empower people to learn skills to better manage their own physical and mental health and their overall wellbeing.
 
Originally known as the Together Group, the organisation was founded in 2017 by Janine Ward and Samantha Joughin.

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What We Do

Together We offers a range of interventions for mental health and physical health, all of which place the client at the centre of our work. Four connected services combine well to provide care for a variety of ages and with a “whole person” approach to mental health and physical wellbeing.

Have questions?

Talk

Carry

Fitness

Recovery College

Helping you to self manage your Mental Wellbeing

1-1 sessions for people of all ages and group sessions for families and couple where there is an identified need to work together. 

Within the Talk service we offer a range of modalities which include CBT, DBT, IPT, Drawing and Talking, Counselling and Talk Support.

We accept referrals from professionals as well as self-referrals. To make a referral please contact us on 0808 196 1773 or email referral@togetherwe.uk. You can also find our referral form below.

Maternal Mental Health Support service and sling library

Providing wellbeing support for expecting and new families, including tools such as baby carriers and psychoeducational sessions for keeping well as a new parent.

Together we carry aims to improve families wellbeing by helping to facilitate carrying their child with different types of carriers and Slings. Exercise and Wellbeing workshops are also ran in conjunction with Together We’s other services.

Together We carry also provides support for Dads via Offload for Dads which is bi-monthly support groups specifically for Dads and a Men’s Group that meet weekly. To attend a workshop or support group you can register by calling 0808 196 1773 or book via The North Cumbria Recovery College Website found below. 

Helping you to take control of your Physical health and Wellbeing

Together We Fitness is our Physical wellbeing service. Work 1-1 with our Fitness team to improve physical health and overall wellbeing.

Together We also provides public group sessions intended to provide a variety of exercise types such as Step Resistance, Line Dancing, Boxfit and many more. 

Working together to improve Mental Health and Wellbeing

The North Cumbria Recovery College provides support for adults aged 18+ across four areas in Cumbria, Allerdale, Copeland, Carlisle and Eden. 

The Discovery College, is currently being trialled in Allerdale and Copeland and will provide support for children aged 14-18 and Families.

The colleges provide group sessions and opportunities for those experiencing mental or physical health difficulties, or those care for someone that does, to engage in a variety of courses or groups that are focused on increasing understanding, developing skills and confidence to be able to take control of your mental and physical wellbeing.  

Courses include but aren’t limited to anger management, assertiveness, decider skills, stress and worry management and many more. 

Click below to find out more, alternatively contact us on 0808 196 1773 or email hello@ncrecoverycollege.org.

Meet Our Team

Managing Director

Janine Ward

Hello! My name is Janine.

Works on:

Talk
Fitness
Carry
Recovery
Managing Director & Therapist

Samantha Joughin

Hello! My name is Sam, Managing Director and Psychological Therapist.

Works on:

Talk
Fitness
Carry
Recovery
Clinical Lead & Service Manager

Mark Clamp

Hello! My name is Mark, Clinical Lead and Talk Service Manager.

Works on:

Talk
Fitness
Carry
Recovery
Office Manager

Jean-Ann

Hello! My name is Jean-Ann, Office Manager.

Works on:

Talk
Fitness
Carry
Recovery
Counsellor and Dep Clinical Lead

Claire Bibby

Hello! My name is Claire, Counsellor and Deputy Clinical Lead.

Works on:

Talk
Administrator

Jackie Bennett

Hello! My name is Jackie, Administrator.

Works on:

Talk
MI & Data Officer

Chloe

Hello! My name is Chloe, MI and Data Officer.

Works on:

Talk
Fitness
Recovery
Advanced Talk Practitioner

Jacqui

Hello! My name is Jacqui, Advanced Talk Practitioner.

Works on:

Talk
Advanced Talk Practitioner

Richard

Hello! My name is Richard, Advanced Talk Practitioner.

Works on:

Talk
Talk and Fitness Practitioner

Ettienne De Beer

Hello! My name is Ettienne.

Works on:

Talk
Fitness
Maternal Social Link Worker

Jo Hymers

Hello! My name is Jo, Maternal Social Link Worker/Volunteer Counsellor

Works on:

Talk
Carry
Talk Practitioner

Georgia Mae Fleming

Hello! I'm Georgia Mae, Talk Practitioner.

Works on:

Talk
Trainee SFP

Caitlin

Hello! My name is Caitlin, Trainee Systemic Family practitioner.

Works on:

Talk
CWP Practitioner

Kate

Hello! My name is Kate, Children's Wellbeing Practitioner.

Works on:

Talk
CYP Practitioner

Shelley Doyle

Hello! My name is Shelley, Children and Young Person’s Talk Practitioner.

Works on:

Talk
Recovery
Trainee CWP Practitioner

Sally

Hello! I'm Sally, Trainee Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner.

Works on:

Talk
Trainee CWP Practitioner

Rebecca

Hello! My name is Rebecca, Trainee Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner.

Works on:

Talk
RC Coordinator

Emily Prier

Hello! My name is Emily., Recovery College Coordinator.

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Recovery
Talk and Physical Activity Coord

Kelly

Hello! My name is Kelly, Talk and Physical Activity Coordinator.

Works on:

Talk
Fitness
Fitness Instructor

Brenda Nevins

Hello! My name is Brenda.

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Fitness

Testimonials

Positive stories of change

We hear lots of stories of change from individuals across all of our services and we have the privilege of seeing the positive impact we have had.

Thinking about volunteering?

We’re always looking for new volunteers! Click the button below for more details on how to get involved!

Anonymous

"When I started attending Together We/Recovery College my self-esteem and confidence were low. After attending the face to face and zoom sessions my confidence grew and I became a volunteer. I am now on the staff of Together We and love helping people"

Anonymous

"I can honestly say since my time at Together We, my confidence has grown, and I now have self-belief. Together We has been the support network that I needed to get me on my way to reaching my goals"