One in Four is run for survivors.
Some of our professional team of counsellors and therapists, advocacy workers, trainers and trustees include survivors.
Director: Linda Dominguez
Linda Dominguez has been director of One in Four on a voluntary basis since 2009. Her counselling experience includes working with ex offenders, mental health issues, children, bereavement and substance abuse. She is a qualified supervisor in counselling.
Head of advocacy: Dianne Ludlow
Dianne leads the advocacy work for One in Four. She has over 15 years proven expertise in working with survivors and the criminal justice process and civil claims. Her understanding of the needs of survivors in this complex area, ensures clients feel well understood and supported. She has a background in law and advocacy and has supported hundreds of clients from across the UK and Ireland and as far afield as the USA, Iran and Jamaica.
Clinical co-ordinator and wellbeing lead: Michelle Denny-Browne
Michelle has over 10 years counselling experience and is responsible for developing One in Four’s education and training programme in schools. Michelle has a background in family health and has worked for many years with young people and sexual health.
Counsellors and therapists
One in Four counsellors and therapists, come from a range of training modalities, and are specifically trained to support people with the trauma of childhood sexual abuse.
All One in Four counsellors and therapists are committed to working ethically, and are experienced members of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
Linda Dominguez has been a voluntary counsellor at One in Four since 2007 taking over as the Director on a voluntary basis in 2009. Her counselling experience includes working with ex offenders, mental health issues, children, bereavement and substance abuse. She is a qualified supervisor in counselling. Her fulltime work is in child protection and vulnerable adults and leads 200 safeguarding officers nationally in implementing policies and procedures as Head of Safeguarding for a national charity. She sits on the Catholic Safeguarding Advisory service and holds the rank as Major in the Territorial Army in the London regiment.
Christiane Sanderson is a counselling psychologist, consultant in domestic and sexual violence and Interpersonal abuse. She has many years clinical experience of working with survivors of child sexual abuse, domestic violence and interpersonal trauma and is a recognised trainer in the voluntary and statutory sectors, and psychotherapy training institutes. Christiane is author of many publications on abuse and has written One in Four’s most popular publications, The Warrior Within, The Spirit Within and Responding to survivors of child sexual abuse, a pocket guide for professionals, partners, families and friends.
Rebecca Sherriff is a specialist Child Abuse Associate solicitor in the Child Abuse Claims team at leading law firm, Bolt Burdon Kemp. Qualified September 2011, Rebecca represents children and adults abused in childhood in claims against individuals and organisations.
Anthony Ryan FCCA
Anthony Ryan is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. He is a businessman with over 30 years experience in property companies in the UK. He has worked as a Financial and Management accountant as well as a Director of Finance and Company Secretary.
Reena Shah is a psychotherapist and counsellor in private practice and working for a low cost service. She set up the North London branch of One in Four and continues to specialise in working with trauma and childhood sexual abuse. Reena is also a lecturer in counselling at a college in North London and facilitates workshops on trauma for survivors andpractitioners.