The Team


Clive Russell

Eleanor Bowman MBE

Board of Directors

Steven Walker
Pat Greenhough
Kathleen McLeary
Geoff Cartwright
Professor Chris Oliver
Lynn Marshall

Management team

Service Manager

Martin Denholm

Business Manager

Liam Thomson

School Counselling & Young Person’s Services Co-ordinator

John Kennedy

Adult & Recovery Services Co-ordinator

Susan Innes

Staff team


Catriona Skinner (Art Therapist)
Emma Johnstone (Art Therapist)
Alison Van Loo (Art Therapist)
Sophie Santolaria (Art Therapist)
Sarah Higgins (Art Therapist)
Melissa O’Gorman (Art Therapist)
Diane Diplacito
Christine Paterson
Graham Wordie
Mandy Morrison
Christine Bowie
Stevie Coote
Claire Simpson
Asifa Nicoll
Catriona Baillie
Kim Malcolm
Kerry Magee
William Kirkpatrick
Jacqui Deas
Kathryn Campbell


Lesley Shields (Senior Administrator)
Stacey Millar (Administrative Assistant)
Sarah Smith (Administrative Assistant)

Recovery Workers

Stew Talbot (Lead Recovery Worker)

In addition, DAPL’s¬†staff are¬†supported by a number of sessional counsellors as well as volunteers and placements.

My experience over the past 6 years is that DAPL is a very accessible and flexible service sensitive to the needs of the population.

Dr Judith M Burgess, Consultant Psychiatrist, NHS Fife