Mortimer Primary School has strong links with the NHS Healthy Minds Team. Our school’s therapist is called Lisa Rattray, who has written the introduction below.

Lisa also runs workshops for parents once a year as well as attending our Reception welcome meeting to introduce both herself and how she can help families and children in our school. 

“I’m Lisa, an Education Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) in the NHS Healthy Minds Team. As a team, we provide a free and confidential service to support common mental health difficulties including worry, anxiety and low mood. We provide 1-1 and group support to children, young people and families. Often this is in school, however we also provide telephone, online and clinic-based support. We also provide general mental health support to school, such as lessons, assemblies and workshops. We aim to help children and young people at the earliest possible stage, in order to support children, young people and families to develop skills and promote positive wellbeing and reduce the risk of further distress.” 

For any further information about Healthy Minds, please visit their website.