Cathi Bertin - Our Director
Cathi trained as a nurse
starting in 1975 with general nursing moving on to mental health nursing
shortly after. Her last job in the health service was as a CPN (Community Psychiatric
Nurse). Cathi has also worked in Community Education as an Adult Literacy Organising
Tutor. During that time she facilitated
self esteem raising courses.
Cathi has been involved in
Befrienders for 30 years! First she was
a member of the Steering Group, then a committee member and a volunteer
befriender. She then became our Project Worker and 10
years ago she became our Project Director.
passions are attachment and resilience. In
her spare time she enjoys cooking, gardening, yoga, music, reading, walking and