Our professional patrons
Our professional patrons, along with our other supporters, make our dream a reality and enable us to help those suffering from mental illnesses. We really appreciate all the assistance, guidance and thought leadership from our Professional Patrons; we can’t thank them enough!
themindworks is a private psychology practice in the City of London.
They are team of skilled and experienced psychology and CBT specialists providing assessments and evidence based treatments for a wide range of difficulties.
They are experts in anxiety and trauma and provide specialist treatment and a consultancy service in this field.
The following psychology and CBT specialists at themindworks are professional patrons of The Shaw Mind Foundation.
- Dr Annemarie O’Connor
- Dr Jonathan Ornstein
- Dr Bradley Mann
Dr Az Hakeem
Dr Az Hakeem is based at The Priory Hospital (Roehampton) where he offers outpatient consultations, day treatment or inpatient treatment if needed and also has an outpatient clinic in Central London.
He offers treatment for a wide variety of mental health conditions and is recognised by all the major private health insurance companies.
Dr Az Hakeem has worked extensively as a Consultant Psychiatrist to the media and has appeared on a number of television programmes both in the UK and Australia.
Sadegh Nashat is a chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Family Psychotherapist. He was a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer in Child and Educational Psychology at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust in London for 10 years.
He has more than 15 years clinical experience in developmental psychology and child neuropsychology. Sadegh Nashat is also a researcher who has conducted many studies in child psychology.
He is currently the COD of the Sunkhronos Training Institute in Geneva, Switzerland.
Empower Education is an emotional health education centre, supporting the mental health and wellbeing of young people, parents and teachers.
Empower Education are so passionate about making a difference in people’s lives and their programmes provide each person with a toolkit of life skills that will help them understand and manage their emotions, become more self aware, believe in themselves, see their potential and strive to reach it.
“My vision is to make a difference to as many children’s lives as possible. I am on a mission to change the face of mental health in schools, to work towards getting emotional intelligence into the curriculum, and into teacher training, because it is a crucial subject that needs to be taught to enable children to know how to be their best version of themselves, be empathic and know how to be emotionally resilient and how to manage their emotions. This naturally leads to more success in life, in academic achievement, in relationships and with themselves.” – Jackie Wilson, Founder of Empower Education.