Who we are

Silbers CIC is a collection of experienced and qualified professionals.

Sarah Sims Williams

An empathic professional specialising in the magic of Nonviolent Communication with warmth and passion; Sarah genuinely cares, fostering trust. Her transformative processes support organisations, families, and individuals to develop clear communication, understanding and to nurture deeper connections. From team building, resolving conflicts & stuckness to making decisions, increasing emotional literacy & up skilling, Sarah provides tools for a broad range of situations. With a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, counselling and communication certificates, Sarah brings a solid background to her empowering work. Navigating life with an invisible disability, her passion is to increase communication where everyone matters and can authentically be themselves.

Joe Cole


‘I have a degree in outdoor adventure education and experience working with students with additional learning needs, behavioural issues and from trauma backgrounds. I have a passion for helping people to reach their true potential using the outdoor environment, more specifically a woodland environment, as my learning resource. I am constantly learning and developing with the help of literature, experiences and student groups to find ways to improve myself and my teaching so that in return I can have up to date and relevant strategies and techniques to benefit and help students.’

Lynda Howell

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,
MSc (TA Psychotherapy) CTA (Certified Transactional Analyst) UKCP Registered Psychotherapist Senior Associate Member of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Sally Green

“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.”

Laura Leongomez

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.

James C Silbers

Born in Venezuela. James has a passion for assisting/helping people achieve their goals/targets/dreams. His experience over the past 19yrs has seen him work with -NEETS, MAPPA & PPO Offenders, Gang members, Long Term unemployed, young people with ALN and unpopular behavioural characteristics, 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, skateboarders and Scooter riders.

Anita Hempenius

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.

Akash Aur

My journey into professional space holding started in 2009, with a 9-month training in Biodanza, I had the opportunity to facilitate movement sessions at Pye Global Youth camp in Uganda and England.
After deciding to work more with young people, I completed a PGCE with Distinction in Cardiff in 2012, a Master’s Degree in Global Education, with distinction. Alongside teaching part-time 16-18 years. I began learning Argentine Tango and eventually teaching. I continued to develop my space holding skills through completing three powerful trainings; in Family Constellations (2019), Welsh Shamanic Sound Healing (2022) and Ecuadorean Rebozo Ceremony

Lou Vaughan

I’m Lou, Pembrokeshire based Holistic therapist.
After years of travel and exploring, studying Yoga and Reiki in India I developed a deep interest in alternative and holistic healing modalities. In 2009 I moved to Cardiff and completed a Bsc hons in Complementary Therapies and became a certified Clinical Aromatherapist, Reflexologist and Massage therapist.  Over the last 12 years I have extended my practice to working with women through pregnancy and menstrual cycle awareness and in teaching parents/carers to massage their babies and children.
My offerings include 1 to 1 sessions/ group workshops and women’s circles.
I am passionate about building community, providing safe spaces for peoples healing and wellbeing and living holistically and in tune with our inner and outer cycles.

Matt Hatter

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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.

Richard Gould

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 Garlick

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.

Steve 5 Kids

Roundhouse Builder/General Construction. Was the lead builder on the roundhouse built at the ALN Garden- Henry Tudor School – Pembroke Dock

Phoebe Platt

Rapper/Poet/Song Writer
Her track Animated Anarchy’ was played on the Adam Walton, BBC Radio Wales Show. Adam said on air – That is such an auspicious and assured debut recording – Sounds so good! Steeped in classic hip hop with a super cool delivery.

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