Hannah Brinley

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Hannah Brinley

Learning & Development Specialist

Hannah is a highly skilled learning and development professional with extensive experience of delivering group focused learning for more than 14 years. She specialises in mental health, addiction, CBT and mindfulness.

Prior to joining Music Support, Hannah spent five years working for Forward Trust, a leading UK addiction charity, delivering group training for staff in a variety of drug and alcohol services, including high security prisons, resettlement prisons, residential rehabs, and community drop-in services across the UK.  She also worked for Phoenix Trust for seven years, overseeing the introduction of CBT alcohol and drug treatment programs running across three London prisons- HMP Brixton, HMP Wandsworth and YOI Feltham, a young offender’s institution.

“Enabling people to recognise the signs and intervene early to help friends, colleagues and loved ones avoid crisis and long-term ill health is a privilege, and something I am incredibly proud to facilitate.”