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Sheila L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 5, 2012

Sheila L.

writing for wellbeing
   United Kingdom
overton
  |  7:52 am Local Time

Overview

My background is in community and health, so I have a wide ranging skill set and lots of practical experience.
I enjoy researching, planning and delivering quality work.
I write magazine articles, newsletters, short stories, leaflets and publicity material. I have also written fliers, poetry, training material, reports, project reports, and project evaluation reports. In the course of my work I have written press releases, funding proposals, essays, dissertations, tourist information, and have proofread and edited project material .
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Employment

IPSOS MORI & TNS Field Ltd
Social and Market Research Interviewer
2008 - 2010
Interviewing members of the public on social, political, health & consumer surveys.
Self employed in Southern France
Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist, Crystal Jeweller
2006 - 2007
Living in small rural village. One to one with clients & making and selling jewellery on local market.
Morecambe Bay Primary Care Trust (NHS)
Mental Health Promotion Project Worker
2002 - 2006
Set up a mental health promotion project in the community in the community, including art and creative writing workshops to improve wellbeing.
Making Space
Rural Development Worker
2000 - 2002
I worked with a team of volunteers to set up support networks and activities in a rural community in Lancashire, particulary for those with severe mental health issues.
National MIND
Advocacy Development Officer
1998 - 2000
Set up Mental Health Advocacy service in Blackpool
Self employed in Pyrenees France
Bookshop owner
1997 - 1998
Shop near Rennes le Chateau, France.
East Clare LEADER Development Association
Researcher Faciltator
1995 - 1996
I worked in rural County Clare. Wrote successful proposal for funding for a large Community project. Surveyed and wrote about Holy Wells. set up organic growers market & grew lots of veggies and...
Brecon and District Contact Association
Voluntary Sector Development Worker
1993 - 1995
Welsh Office funded post, setting up services in the rural community.
Northern Schizophrenia Fellowship
Project Co-ordinator
1991 - 1993
Set up rural day centres and activies (eg mural painting) in Northumberland
Self Employed Highlands of Scotland
Village Grocer
1978 - 1991
Village shop in Ross-shire

Education

International School of Hypnotherapy & Psychothera
Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy
2005 - 2006
Middlewood (Permaculture)
Certificate ofb Permaculture Design
1998 - 1999
Northumberland College
BTEC in Social Care Level 3
1990 - 1991
Manchester Metropolitan
CNAA Degree course in Social Sciences (Social Admi
1969 - 1970
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psychology
abundance
health
esoteric
childrens
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