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Empowering families towards a safer and happier future


Family Psychology Mutual CIC benefits from having experienced clinical staff who are supported by a small business development and administration team. Family Psychology Mutual is owned by the employees and is a not for profit social enterprise. There is a formal company board that oversees the company. This includes three independent Non-Executive Directors who bring oversight and challenge to the board to ensure good governance at all times in our business operations and strategic direction. Three elected staff members also sit on the board. 


Company Information

Family Psychology Mutual is a Community Interest Company limited by shares. We are commonly referred to as a social enterprise and sometimes as a public sector mutual as the company originally span out of Cambridgeshire County Council. All members of the company hold a single share with a value of £10 and are therefore equal owners of company. If you join us then you automatically become a shareholder too. We don’t profit share but we reinvest any surplus funds into the business and especially into our greatest asset, our human capital, which we are continuing to develop and invest in. FPM is registered with Companies House and also with the regulator for Community Interest Companies.

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Raphael has worked for Family Psychology Mutual CIC as a Functional Family Therapist & Supervisor since January 2018.  Having earned a doctorate in Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Cambridge in 2014, Raphael went on to qualify as a Social Worker through the Frontline Graduate Programme.  He subsequently trained in Systemic and Family Psychotherapy at the Institute of Family Therapy (IFT), completing his masters in 2018.

DIANE MCKERRACHER - FPM Non-Executive Director


Diane is a Non-Executive Director at FPM and has over 20 years’ experience in health care working in both the public and private sectors. She has a keen interest in helping organisations develop new models of care to deliver more effective services. 



Brigitte is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. For the past 20 years Brigitte has driven the commissioning & progression of MST (Multisystemic Therapy) within the Cambridgeshire and Northampton County Councils. She has lead on 4 MST Adaptations for specialist client groups: serious adolescent substance abuse, child abuse and neglect, family integrated transitions and adolescent sexual problem behaviour. She was a Sector Advisor for the Department of Health for 4 years to assist in setting up new similar teams in the UK. Originally qualified in Belgium in 1981, she advanced her career in England since 1990 working for the NHS and obtained an MA in Systemic Therapy at the City of London University in collaboration with the Tavistock Clinic in 1994.

PROFESSOR WILL POPE - FPM Non-Executive Director


Professor William Pope HonFSE CEnv CSci is Chair of the Environmental Policy Forum, and also the Society for the Environment which accredits environmental professionals at Chartered and Registered Technician levels.  He is also a Vice President and Fellow (and past Chair) of the Institution of Environmental Science.  He has been practicing in the environmental science arena since 1976, and has been the CEO of both the UK's fastest growing and then largest environmental company and also of innovative and disruptive technology companies, focusing on environmental conditions and their impact on both the environment and human health.  Amongst other interests he is Chairman of the Y&H Academic Health Science Network, is the National Network Chair of Chairs, and is Chair of the Board and Pro-Chancellor at the University of Suffolk.     

JUDITH HILL – FPM Operations Director


Judith is the Operations Director for Family Psychology Mutual and has a BSc (Hons) in Business Information Systems.  Judith combines her background as IT Manager for a Cambridge-based multinational with her work in Local Government Children’s Services and MST, culminating in 25 years’ experience in office and project management. Judith’s extensive experience of managing the operational business of a not for profit social enterprise and strong commitment to services for families and young people ideally complements our team.

DR TOM JEFFORD – FPM Business Director


Tom is a Co-director and leads for business development. Tom worked in Local Government for 25 years and has experience of youth and criminal justice, alternative education, drug and alcohol service commissioning, evidence based interventions and implementation. A qualified social worker Tom has a professional doctorate in implementation science.  


JOYTI MACKINTOSH - FPM Non-Executive Director


Joyti is the Finance Director at the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD). She is a qualified accountant with over 20 years’ experience in finance, internal and external audit. She has held various finance related posts in the Civil Service and the private sector. Previous to her current role as Finance Director at the Westminster Foundation for Democracy, Joyti worked as Director of Finance at the UK Supreme Court and at Tesco PLC as a Senior Accountant on the Finance & People Transformation Project. This project involved the transformation of finance and workforce systems across the globe to provide more accurate information for cost analysis. Other roles have been the Head of Finance for Corporate Services at Defra, prior to this she was the Head of Internal Audit at the Food Standards Agency. 



Ginnie has worked in the NHS and Local Government for over 25 years within the areas of Social Work, Mental Health and Education. Her experience in these areas also includes therapeutic foster care; evidence based interventions and implementation; service improvement through participation of service users in addition to  mentoring, coaching and leadership. Ginnie’s main focus has always been looking at how outcomes for young people and their families or carers can be improved.

As qualified social worker and teacher, Ginnie has taught and mentored undergraduate students and has undertaken a MSc programme run jointly between Manchester and Birmingham universities focused on Healthcare Leadership.