|Colonel Anthony Gauvain
(Retired) Chairman, PTSD Resolution
Colonel Tony Gauvain retired from the British Army in 1990, after 32 years service, having commanded the first Battalion of the Cheshire Regiment. After 10 years in industry he trained as a psychotherapist and has been in practice ever since. He has two, two year post graduate diplomas in hypnosis and psychotherapy, and Human Givens therapy. Seven years ago he co- founded PTSD Resolution to bring effective therapy to Veterans, Reservists and family members struggling with operational stress
Piers Bishop, Clinical Director,
Piers has responsibility for the network of therapists, and for issues of compliance and standards.He is also an organisational psychotherapist, co-founder of WeThrive – a staff well-being and coaching on-line App.
Patrick Rea BA, FCIM: PR & Campaign Director, PTSD Resolution
A PR and marketing director for 25 years, with experience in strategy, issues management, public affairs and media relations. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Institute of Directors.
Patrick is press officer for PTSD Resolution and can deal with news and feature requests from all media sources, including for interviews and case studies. We have a wide range of testimonials available and facts on the treatment, its results and research sources.
Matt Minshall served in the Regular and
Territorial Army for nearly twenty five years.
He now works in the defence and security industry
as well as writing books for children.
Despite advancing years he still manages to climb
the occasional mountain for charity.
Mrs Linda Field
My early career was in HR, followed by
Executive PA to Chairman of a large corporation. I
was widowed in my forties, and inherited a classic
car business from my husband. I ran the business
for a while and now rent out the property. I have
two adult children.
Major Richard Trafford (Retired)
Richard was commissioned into 1st Bn. Light Infantry in 1970 and retired after 15 years, to go into business. He spent the next 20 years in business organising Trade Fairs and Conferences specialising in the Middle East. Latterly he has been closely involved with the logistic delivery of UN/Charity aid to a number of countries in North Africa. As a former soldier with great concern for the welfare of veterans, Richard was very happy to offer his services as a Trustee to PTSD Resolution
Charles served in the British army for 5
years. On leaving he retrained at Henley College
and then spent the next 8 years in export sales
following which he spent 20 years in Eastern
Europe leading subsidiaries of organisations such
as Xerox, BNP Paribas, Ameritech and France
Malcolm Hanson served in British Army from 1988 to 2007. Since 2008 he has worked in the NHS as a psychotherapist and also manages a combined team of mental health and social care workers.
Born in 1964 in Aldershot 'Home of the British army'
Learnt at an early age the ineptness of support for our forces, when my best friend at school was moved out of quarters and into a shared council house weeks after his father was killed at Warren Point.
1982 enlisted into the 6/7 Queens Royal light Infantry TA
Experienced the effects of PTSD on person and family when former school friends came home from 1st gulf war in 1991.
After being introduced to the effectiveness of HG in treating symptoms of PTSD, i helped form the airborne charity 'Braveheart'.
I met and joined the ranks of PTSD Resolution four years ago and have seen first- hand the remarkable change to veteran's lives the charity has achieved.
2012 founded a project called B.A.S.I.C. to bridge the gap left by some of the bigger veteran's charities.
2012, I was awarded an 'Honoury Burgess' (freedom of the borough) for my work with vulnerable veterans.
My wife and I have been licensees of the Hare Inn, in Leighton Buzzard for the past 12yrs and were awarded 'National Community Pub of the Year' in 2012 and have reached the final selection in 2015.
Founder member of Bedford Borough Covenant committee
Having taken time out to raise a family, my previous experience had been in retail and I now work supporting PTSD Resolution through administration. I feel excited and privileged to be able to work with the dedicated team, contributing to the success of the charity.
I moved to the UK from Poland 5 years
ago to provide better opportunities for my
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