Carolyn Houghton is a Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner and Service Manager at Rethink Mental Illness. Her current role is based within the seven North East prisons. In this role she oversees clinical supervision and line management of all staff, along with training, recruitment and service development.
Carolyn has been involved in IAPT since 2009, and has worked for both NHS and private sector providers. Prior to working in IAPT, she gained experience working on acute mental health wards and supported living settings. Her passion for the role continues to be about making step two input as accessible and effective as possible whilst gaining recognition for the PWP role as a career in its own right.