Caroline Hattersley Med, MIoD
Caroline Hattersley is the Head of Services at women@thewell where she is responsible for overseeing the organisations services and operations. She is currently developing and implementing a gender specific model for trauma responsive services within the organisation. A member of the Institute of Directors, the UK Psychological Trauma Society and the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, she was previously Deputy CEO at Providence Row, overseeing the delivery of their range of programmes as well as developing new areas of personalised and trauma informed services.
Before joining Providence Row Caroline spent eight years as Head of Information, Advice and Advocacy at the National Autistic Society. Prior to that she was the Community Education Manager at the British Red Cross.
She has worked in a wide range of settings with children, young people and adults with autism, other disabilities and mental health difficulties. She has a particular interest in and writes and speaks regularly on autism, trauma, behaviour, self-harm, attachment theory and community and individual resilience. She has been published in a number of journals including Nursing Standard and Autism Journal and has written two books, Autism: Understanding Behaviour and Autism: Supporting Your Teenager.