Simon tutors on several courses including Understanding Confidence and Introduction to Recovery. His favourite aspect of his role is helping other people through their recovery. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games, producing and listening to music and the theatre. 

Roy joined the college in 2017.

Roy is an EbE/EbT and spent some time receiving support from Restore at Manzil Way, but in 2010 decided to become a Tutor with the college and is currently designing Creative Communities, a creative writing based workshop.

In his spare time, Roy likes to (not surprisingly!) write stories and plays, do radio broadcasting on the hospital radio station, and run a local youth club.


Alice tutors on several courses including Art and Flow and Understanding Confidence, In her free time she enjoys singing in a choir, watching films, reading and walking. Recovery to Alice means feeling content with the place you are in and not putting pressure on yourself to act in a certain way.

Sreeja enjoys community dance sessions, lindy hop dancing, spending time with her daughter, yoga, dance and folk music in her spare time. Recovery to Sreeja means to be whole i.e. a whole person when diagnosed its not seperate its one. Connections bring you together.

Geri’s favourite part of her role is learning new things. Recovery to Geri means a journey that is on going.

Peter joined the College in 2019. Originally from Manchester, Peter served in the military for over 20 years and also lived overseas before moving to Oxford in 2017.

As an Expert by Experience and an Expert by Training, Peter is developing a course on the benefits of exercise. He also tutors on the Induction, Introduction to Recovery, Understanding Mental Health and Intro to Personality Disorders.

In his spare time, Peter loves playing and watching all sport, in particular golf and football. He also enjoys walking his pet Dachshund Alfie, and spending time with his family.





Annie joined the college in 2018, and is an EbE/EbT on several courses including Employment: Exploring Confidence and Understanding Depression. Originally from Scotland, Annie has lived in Oxford since 2001.

After many years working in academia and business, Annie chose to explore some new options, and is delighted to be involved with the College. In her spare time, Annie likes reading, kayaking, walking, and going to live music and theatre.

Megan joined the college in November 2017 to develop the Food and Wellbeing – an introductory course, and is also developing an Understanding Eating Disorder course. In her spare time she like to run, lift weights and spend time with family and friends.

Tina tutors on Tai Chi and Wellbing and Wildlife and Wellbeing parts 1 and 2. In her free time, she enjoys walking in nature, meeting friends, salsa dancing, Zumba, swimming and going to the theatre. Recovery to Tina means engaging in everyday life and feeling positive about what you can share with people. Being involved with people working in Mental Health.

Ruth joined the college in 2016 and has since worked to develop courses on a variety of topics, believing that increasing awareness, understanding and sharing our skill sets benefits everyone.

With an HND in Zoology, Ruth is especially interested in the benefits to be gained from activities involving plants, animals and natural spaces.

Ruth is an EBT Tutor on Wildlife and Wellbeing and an EBE Tutor on a number of courses including Navigating the System, Benefits of Pets, Introduction to Personality Disorders and Tutor Training. She can also be spotted, from time to time, standing in to deliver other courses as well!

In her spare time Ruth loves taking long walks, gardening, taking pictures of insects and other wildlife, playing computer games, listening to Nine Inch Nails and watching movies. She is currently developing a series of new courses for the college and is always looking into new ideas and the latest research!

Petr is our Coordinator for the Forensic Spoke. He supports individuals based in Oxford Health’s forensic wards to access the College’s courses.

In his spare time, you are most likely to find Petr covered in potter’s clay, asleep after capturing astrophotography images for the whole of the previous night, or generally engaging in other futile activities that help him make sense of the world.