Who we are

We are proud to be psychologists and to share our wellbeing expertise. We enjoy using our business nous to translate psychological theory into practical assistance that matches people’s day-to-day reality.

OUR PEOPLE

Dr Dougal Sutherland from Umbrella

DR DOUGAL SUTHERLAND

CEO
Registered Clinical Psychologist
PhD, PGDipClinPsyc, BA(Hons), MNZCCP

Lisa Lyford from Umbrella

LISA LYFORD

Partnerships & Brand Lead
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Dr Jeremy Robertson from Umbrella

DR JEREMY ROBERTSON

Wellbeing Assessment Specialist
BA (Hons), PhD (Psychology)
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Amanda Wallis from Umbrella

DR AMANDA WALLIS

Research, Development & Innovation Lead
BA, BSc (Hons), PhD (Psychology), Dip Pos Psych & Wellbeing

Dr Barbara Rysenbry from Umbrella

DR BARBARA RYSENBRY

Facilitation Lead
Registered Clinical Psychologist
BA, BSc (Hons), DClinPsy, MNZCCP 
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Jo Clendon from Umbrella

JO CLENDON

Business Impact Lead
BCom
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Sara McLay from Umbrella

SARA MCLAY

Acting Business and Operations Lead
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Dr Allanah Casey from Umbrella

DR ALLANAH CASEY

Facilitation Coach
Registered Clinical Psychologist
PhD (Psychology), PGDipClinPsych, MNZCCP

Bronwyn Moth from Umbrella

BRONWYN MOTH

Clinical Lead, Enhanced EAP
Registered Clinical Psychologist
PGDipClinPsy, MSc(Hons), BSc, DipP&RMgt, ComRec & OutdoorEd
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Bridget MacDonald from Umbrella

BRIDGET MACDONALD

Wellbeing Services Lead
Registered NZAC Counsellor
BEd, Dip Mgmt, DipTeach, Certified EFT Therapist, DipPsychosynthesis Counselling, CertSupervision, CertMediation. MNZAC

Erika Clarry from Umbrella

ERIKA CLARRY

Wellbeing Assessment and Research Coordinator
BSc, BCom, MOrgPsych (in progress), MNZPsS
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Gary Hewson from Umbrella

GARY HEWSON

Facilitator & Innovation Advisor
Registered Clinical Psychologist
MSc, PGDipClinPsyc, MNZCCP
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Nigel George from Umbrella

DR NIGEL GEORGE

Facilitator
Registered Clinical Psychologist
DClinPsy, BA (Hons), RMN, RGN, MNZCCP

Lisa Cheung from Umbrella

LISA CHEUNG

Facilitator
Registered Clinical Psychologist
MSc (Hons), PGDipClinPsyc, MNZCCP
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Wendy Faust from Umbrella

WENDY FAUST

Facilitator
Registered Clinical Psychologist
PGDip ClinPsyc, MNZCCP
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Jenna Hammington from Umbrella

DR JENNA HAMMINGTON

Facilitator
Registered Clinical Psychologist
DClinPsych, BSc (Hons), MNZCCP, PhD (Psychology)

Dan Ford from Umbrella

DAN FORD

Facilitator, Wellbeing Strategy Consultant
Registered Organisational Psychologist
MA (Hons); PGDipCBT

Fiona Howard from Umbrella

FIONA HOWARD

Facilitator
Registered Clinical Psychologist
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Emily Rust from Umbrella

EMILY RUST

Wellbeing Strategy Consultant
Registered Organisational Psychologist
PGDipAppPsych, MSc, PGDipSci, BSc
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Louise Kotze from Umbrella

LOUISE KOTZE

Customer Relationship Manager
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Bex Tarring from Umbrella

BEX TARRING

Service Manager, Enhanced EAP

Paige Nicholls from Umbrella

PAIGE NICHOLLS

(Currently on parental leave)

Operations Project Coordinator
DipHealthScience
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Jasmine Harding from Umbrella

JASMINE HARDING

(Currently on parental leave)

Facilitator
Registered Clinical Psychologist
MSc(Hons), PGDipClinPsyc, MNZCCP
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Emily Weston-Taylor from Umbrella

EMILY WESTON-TAYLOR

(Currently on parental leave)

Business and Operations Lead
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Svetlana Elfimova from Umbrella

SVETLANA ELFIMOVA

(Currently on parental leave)

Marketing Lead and Facilitator
MSc in Organisational Psychology
LLB (First Class Honours with Dist.)
Member UKABP

REAL PEOPLE

Retaining our genuineness in every interaction is vital to Umbrella’s success.

Our clients highly value our authentic professionalism. We make employee wellbeing and mental health in the workplace approachable.

We focus on making a positive difference in people’s lives. We value working in partnership with our clients and use our psychological expertise to enhance employee wellbeing and organisational resilience.

REAL PEOPLE

Retaining our genuineness in every interaction is vital to Umbrella’s success.

Our clients highly value our authentic professionalism. We make employee wellbeing and mental health in the workplace approachable.

We focus on making a positive difference in people’s lives. We value working in partnership with our clients and use our psychological expertise to enhance employee wellbeing and organisational resilience.

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