Ann McCreath, Director at Lifestyle & Wellness
RMN| BA Health | CBT – BABCP accredited | Cert Ed.
Having graduated as a Mental Health Nurse 1997 and gained a BA Health from University of Strathclyde 2001, Ann has worked in adult hospital inpatients and later as a CPN team manager working in community. Ann completed the South of Scotland CBT course at Queen Margaret University Edinburgh 2006 and is an accredited CBT Practitioner with BABCP - the lead body for CBT in the UK, and supervises trainees as well.
After leaving the NHS, Ann set up her own company delivering CBT counselling and worked at a private hospital in the Eating disorders and alcohol teams, as well as a lecturer within Further Education.
Ann also helped develop, train and assess on the successful NHS Glasgow SPIRIT (Structured Psychosocial InteRventions in Teams) project.
After being based with SPIRIT and also a Course Leader/Teacher on the PSI Psychosis University course in Glasgow, Ann took up the post as Head of Health and Wellbeing UK and International for a Glasgow based Medical & Wellbeing company.
Ann has trained multiple teams across the UK, as well as in the EU, Canada, USA and Dubai. These include a variety of health and social care teams, charities as well as EAP and other companies.
Ann has a personal interest in Mindfulness, Meditation, Yoga and Compassionate Mind/Acceptance Commitment Therapies and is bringing these skills into all aspects of work.
Her specialist skills lead her ideally placed to provide consultancy and training support Businesses and Organisations via her own offering, Lifestyle & Wellness.