Our Values and Giving Back
North Star Psychology's Vision: To provide personalised, caring and inclusive high quality therapies to help people recover from trauma-related difficulties.
1. Working in an open, honest and authentic way with kindness and compassion.
2. Taking an holistic approach, understanding the whole person.
3. Promoting inclusion and being an ally for people from disadvantaged groups.
4. Continually learning and improving.
5. Sharing psychological knowledge to help others.
6. Instilling hope.
7. Giving back to the wider community.
Below lists some ways in which North Star Psychology Ltd gives back to the wider community.
North Star Psychology Ltd makes regular donations to different charities. This has included Go Give One, a charity supporting covid vaccinations in developing countries, The Royal College of Nurses Strike Fund, Ey Up! mental health charity & PTSD UK.
Working with charities on a voluntary basis
Dr Rachel Lee has provided free input into the following charities:
Birth Trauma Association
Women's Health Matters
Rachel is also a registered volunteer therapist with the Trauma Response Network.
If you know of a charity that would benefit from our input, please reach out on email@example.com.
Associate Non-executive Director Role
Dr Rachel Lee is an Associate Non-executive Director for the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which helps her give back to her local community. Rachel is keen to help the trust become a trauma-informed organisation, improve health inequalities and staff wellbeing.
Mitigating Climate Change
In November 2023, North Star Psychology Ltd started making a monthly donation to Ecologi to fund tree planting and climate projects across the world. You can follow our impact here.
So far we have:
Funded the planting of 16 trees.
Avoided 0.38 tonnes of CO2 emissions - the equivalent of driving 943 miles.