The Gibraltar Clubhouse Project -Charity no 213
Founded by Emily Adamberry Olivero M.B.E. on 30th June 2010 in order to establish a structured support on a daily basis in Gibraltar for individuals who are affected by mental illness or severe mental health problems. It is a Community Based Rehabilitation and Psychosocial model. Emily is now its Executive Director and is currently striving to achieve suitable premises to carry out its work effectively and attain accreditation status as soon as possible.
The Gibraltar Clubhouse is a member of both Clubhouse International and Clubhouse Europe and can count on worldwide support from over 350 Clubhouses in 23 countries. Further details on www.iccd.org
The Clubhouse model offers the following programs: Work-ordered Day, Employment, Education, Accommodation, Community Support, Outreach, Evening and Weekend Leisure etc.
Address: PO Box 878, Gibraltar. email@example.com
Bank details: Barclays wealth Sort code 20 45 21 A/C 43326519
Mobile 54015662 or 54034990.
Formerly called ‘The Group’ from 1991 until mid March 1993 when it was registered as a charity and chaired by Emily Adamberry Olivero for 20 years until March 2013 when she has stepped down in order to establish the Gibraltar Clubhouse Project.
Yolanda Pilkington G.A. is no newcomer to the PSG. She has been the Deputy Chairperson and treasurer for the past 15 years since 1998 and has been involved in all fund raising aspects and awareness campaigns.
Yolanda is now the new Chairperson who will be leading the PSG which will continue to fund raise and support mental health users.
Address: PO Box 161, Gibraltar e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mobile: 54015553 or 54015740
Mental Welfare Society - Charity no 40
The Gibraltar Mental Welfare Society was founded in 1981 and has been promoting the well-being of people with mental health issues, both in care and in the community, since then. The activities of the Society have ranged from organising public talks, on a range of related topics, to providing funds to support individuals in the community. Currently, Conchita Triay and Moira Walsh are heading the Society which will be complementing the work of The Clubhouse Project and the Psychological Support Group.
Conchita Triay- 54028074; Moira Walsh- 54007647.
Benjamin Hassan BSc MA ADIP
I am a practicing psychotherapist based in Gibraltar. I offer psychotherapy, counselling, clinical supervision, online supervision, reflective practice, facilitation of groups, debriefings to individuals and groups after critical incidents. All services are available in English and Spanish.
Qualification and Membership
I have a bachelor degree in counselling and therapeutic studies, a Masters degree in psychotherapy and counselling and an Advanced Diploma in Integrative psychotherapy. I am an Associate member of the Gibraltar Association for counsellors and psychotherapists. All of my psychotherapy training was done in London at Regents College School of Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology, The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and the British association for counselling and psychotherapy are two of the professional bodies with which I am eligible to register. The UKCP, BACP and the GACP have a code of conduct and ethics, to which I comply.
Regular and challenging supervision is an area of professional and clinical development that helps me maintain quality practice. I aim to ensure that my work is always subject to scrutiny, of an ethical high standard and that I am engaging with you to your fullest advantage.
I have significant clinical experience of working with a range of human difficulties with individuals and groups of all ages and diverse backgrounds. I have extensive experience of working for the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom and for Social Services Departments in various European countries. I have taught and supervised trainees on courses in several countries. I have been a guest speaker at International and local conferences on subjects related to the impact of terminal neurological conditions and written and delivered training for medical professional working with patients undergoing organ donations and transplantations. I currently manage and coordinate a counselling and psychotherapy project for African Refugees in Israel. My area of interest is mainly surrounding issues of loss, transition, disfiguration, national tragedy and trauma.