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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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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.

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.  

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.




LESLEY CUNDY - FPM Finance Director


Lesley is the Finance & Commercial Director for Family Psychology Mutual.  Lesley is a Qualified CIMA accountant since 2007 and has collectively over 15 years of Commercial Finance experience.  This industry experience has most recently been within the Escorted Touring and Travel industry but spans across Software development, Food Manufacturing, and a Sea Port Company both within the UK but also overseas.



Tim is a qualified mental health nurse and works as an independent healthcare consultant, and as a Non-Executive Director for Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS FT. From 2002 to 2012 Tim was an Executive Director of Childrens Services and Nursing for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) where he led on childrens services and learning disability services. Since 2012, Tim has worked independently on a variety of projects on patient safety, and mental health and learning disability nursing. Tim also worked with Social Finance UK on social impact bonds for Multisystemic Therapy in Essex and Mental Health & Employment (MHEP). Tim is an ambassador for Blue Smile, a childrens charity in Cambridgeshire, which provides therapy and support for primary school age children. 

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. 




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.