Victoria has spent the last 20 years as a therapist bringing a holistic approach to the field of mental health, both within the NHS as well as charitable and private organisations.
“A large part of my purpose in this life is to reconnect people with the awareness that we are nature. So that we may experience how living in greater harmony with the natural cycles and rhythms of this amazing planet, in turn supports our mind, body and soul. Sharing ancient wisdom and knowledge applied to todays shifting cultures and providing simple and effective strategies for you to co-create and further develop your own amazing journey.
I am passionate about empowering others to make their own powerful and purposeful changes that enrich their lives with a greater sense of health, confidence and happiness. Celebrating our unique qualities as well as dismantling the perceived differences that separate us. Reconnecting people with their true nature, the natural world and a deeper sense of purpose.
Having always held a deep love and reverence for Mother Earth, I decided to train as a Permaculture Designer in 2016, to deepen my understanding of environmental impact and give me the tools to help make more of a difference. I incorporate the ethics of Earth Care, People Care and Fair Shares into all that I do.
Over the last three years, alongside home educating my son I have also been training in Wilderness Therapy and Celebrancy with the intention of bringing more of the sacred to peoples lives through the natural world as well as developing the therapeutic services I offer to young people and vulnerable adults.”
Dr Paul Willet
Paul is a lifelong lover of all things outdoors. Growing up as the son of one of the leading climbers of the 1960 and 70’s Paul’s first passion went in another direction and was for paddlesports, culminating in representing England in canoe slalom.
After university and obtaining a PhD in chemistry the outdoor lifestyle was still maintained alongside a successful career in initially R&D and then Health and Safety in an industrial setting. However, the pull of the nature was too much and 20 years ago Paul switched roles to take up full time work as an outdoor coach and guide. During this time he has worked with a diverse client base including adults, children and those with challenging presenting needs and behaviours.
Paul is qualified and experienced to coach and lead many outdoor activities including canoeing and kayaking in a wide range of environments, rock climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking, archery, paddleboarding, ghyll scrambling, coasteering, power boating and scuba diving. In addition to the qualifications needed to safely run these activities.
Paul is qualified and experienced in delivering outdoor learning and development and holds a level 4 teaching award, a level 3 youth work qualification and has professional recognition -RPIOL- Registered Practitioner of The Institute of Outdoor Learning. Paul’s full time career culminated in 2020 after managing Adventure Sunderland, the North East’s leading provider of adventurous activities to schools, groups, and individuals. Now, when not growing vegetables and keeping bees Paul works part time for organisations where his extensive knowledge and experience can be put to good use.