Who we are
Silbers CIC is a collection of experienced and qualified professionals.
Sarah is a holistic educator & gardener. She has a background in climate change science, and is engaged in ecology, healthy sustainable communities, agreoecology and herbalism. Sarah is a qualified forest school teacher.
From her background as a nurse and Clinical Nurse Teacher Lynda diversified into training as a Transactional Analyst Psychotherapist in 1998. Her therapeutic work in a medium secure psychiatric hospital and local male prison for over 12 years sparked her interest in trauma and Complex PTSD. After attending workshops on these subjects Lynda trained for 8 years in the field of Body Psychotherapy. A published author on Twinhood and Identity, Lynda is now semi-retired and works in private practice.
MSc (TA Psychotherapy) CTA (Certified Transactional Analyst) UKCP Registered Psychotherapist Senior Associate Member of the Royal Society of Medicine
Who am I?
I’m a priestess, mother, and doula. I’m a workshop facilitator and trainer; writer, artist, massage
and song therapist from Colombia living and working in magical Pembrokeshire.
What do I do?
I design spaces for physical and spiritual wellbeing. These spaces include one to one tailored
sessions, group work and online courses.
“Hi I’m Matt. I have been working in outdoor education in some form or another for the last ten years. I’m also a woodsman, specialising in greenwood craft and coppicing. I believe in the power of nature as a medium to help us heal, grow and thrive. I am very excited to be joining the team and look forward to many future projects.
“I am a mixed media fine artist based in Haverfordwest Pembrokeshire.
My work is influenced by nature and the eccentricities of life and its characteristics.
I love to use a wide range of mixed media substrates and natural pigments to explore the effects I can create to explore and celebrate our inner and outer worlds.
Having worked in various local schools, charities and the surrounding towns with art engagement and holistic collaborative work my aim is about healing and finding your voice through visual arts.”
Has a passion for assisting people. His experience over the past 18yrs has seen him work with -NEETS, MAPPA & PPO Offenders, Gang members, Long Term unemployed, young people with ALN and Behavioural issues, Autistic children and their families, Veterans, Homeless, Fathers & Sons, Whole family units, people with physical and mental health conditions, main stream schools & home school learners plus BMX’s and Scooter riders.
Anita is an experienced class teacher, learning support teacher, and SENDCo who is qualified to assess for exam access arrangements (PAPAA). She has worked mainly with pre-teens and teens and specialises in working with non-neurotypical thinkers, particularly those with ADHD, using a strengths-based approach to identify and practice processing modalities that are unique to each child. She brings creativity and beauty into all her work.
Matt has a background in Sustainable Woodland Management and over a decade of experience teaching therapeutic greenwoodwork.
He has run a variety of projects working with diverse groups of people; school children, ex-offenders, people working through periods of substance abuse and acute mental health issues.
He has seen first hand the benefits that can be gained through creativity in a caring and nurturing environment.
Ecologist and outdoor educator specializing in nature conservation, wildlife, bushcraft, nature awareness and forest school. He aims to help people develop a solid core of nature skills, nature awareness and nature connection to enhance their lives..
Vanessa is a qualified teacher whose time as a class teacher specialising in early years education has giving her a strong understanding of how to facilitate a learner-led approach to education that incorporates play and hands-on experiences, nurturing the child’s emotional development as well as academic. As well as time spent as a class teacher, she has worked in a range of roles in schools and educational charities that have given her experience of working with ages from 3 years to young adults.
Lottie is a Level 3 FS leader and the founder of Weir Holm Adventures, an outdoor programme for children aged 6-12 years.
Previous roles include working within Bristol Refugee Rights, Bristol’s Drug Project and The Outdoors Project.
Lottie is keen to promote a space were making meaningful bonds between ourselves and the rest of nature is key. Where children can follow their own interests and take appropriate risks, encouraging growth and resilience.