Our Team

Me Again CIC has carefully selected the individual members of our team for their skills and qualifications so that we can offer a high calibre of treatment and support. 

As a result, we believe that our expert team is amazing. They each have a passion to contribute to the development of Me Again CIC and to deliver the ultimate in care and experiences to our clients, who always remain the central focus of what we do.

All our team have an appropriate level of DBS clearance and Professional Liability Insurance and  those delivering treatments to our oncology clients have undergone training to do so.

Me Again CIC operates a policy of continuing professional development to ensure delivery of a high quality and safe standard of care.

Deborah Alfa

Me Again Founder

Deborah Alfa is a hair stylist and scalp specialist of over 16 years experience.

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Deborah has a fundamental passion for education and although she was already a qualified hair stylist, she completed a teaching degree. She then began working with young adults in Wirral schools teaching life skills and managing confidence building workshops. After developing a passion for wellbeing through her work, she went on to facilitate corporate workshops to educate company management and employees about stress management.

Her career path then changed again when Deborah unexpectedly fell in love with her current business premises and became a hair salon owner. Her experience of working with cancer patients prompted her to specialise in scalp therapy and wig personalization.

Her desire to provide specialist help and support to cancer patients was strengthened after sadly losing close family to cancer and hearing of trauma that many of her clients experienced during and after active treatment.
Deborah was awarded ‘Best Start Up Social Enterprise ‘ by Wirral Borough Council in 2017 for her concept of ‘Me Again’ CIC was officially launched in April 2018.
Deborah is delighted that her concept has been realised and that she can help women in this way. She is looking forward to developing Me Again CIC further to address the great need for such provision in her local community.

Stella Duncan

Business Development Manager

Stella is a highly experienced Business Development Manager and Compliance Consultant having worked in the legal and finance sector for over 20 years.

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In 2016 Stella was diagnosed with breast cancer, an event that forced her to re-evaluate her life and her priorities. Improving the patient experience became her passion, so she decided to utilise her professional skills for the benefit of Wirral Breast Centre where she received such excellent care throughout her treatment. She started working voluntarily with the Centre to improve the patient experience by sourcing and supplying much needed facilities such as a quiet room for patient counselling and also organising events to raise much needed funds for the hospital charity.

She is also a patient representative for Breast Cancer Now and has participated in patient forums and an international conference for health workers involved in breast cancer care. Stella is the Development Manager for Me Again CIC. She is looking forward to drawing on her own personal journey, extensive experience and skills to help cancer patients ultimately become ‘Me Again’.

Lindsey Hunter

Holistic Teacher

Lindsey is a Reiki Master & Teacher. She has been on the healing journey for the last 10 years since she was first introduced to Reiki whilst travelling.

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After experiencing shifts within her life, she wanted to know more and began learning how to give Reiki in 2013. Lindsey trained under the very gifted and respected Master Ethel Kilroy in Manchester, completing her Reiki Master & Teacher training in 2016. She has studied various other healing modalities along the way including Meditation and EFT and she is very passionate about helping others to heal and move forward. Lindsey is also a fully qualified Kundalini Yoga Teacher.

Helen Hardwick

Counsellor

Helen is a qualified counsellor with over 11 years experience working in different environments. Helen is also a qualified nurse, working with the NHS for 24 years.

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She is registered with the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and the NMC (nursing and midwifery council) working according to their ethical framework.

She has worked within critical care for 20 years and continue to run a clinic offering support to patients/relatives following a period of critical illness, which can often lead to symptoms of trauma.

Helen has an extensive range of experience working in different settings ( psychology department, GP practice, critical care rehabilitation and hospice care).

She now works in private practice offering support to children, young people and adults.
Helen is a specialist critical care staff nurse and runs a clinic offering psychological support to patient’s following a critical illness.
Helen offers a therapeutic relationship which is ethical, professional and empathetic. She works using an Integrative model, whilst incorporating many theoretical approaches-mainly person-centered, humanistic and existential.

The therapeutic relationship is paramount, and counselling sessions with Helen offer a safe, supportive and non-judgmental environment which is totally client- centered. The client is are listened to and understood which allows them to find their way forward with any life situation or difficulty they may be experiencing.

Kate Tosney

Scar Therapist

Kate Tosney has over 7 years experience in various clinical and sports settings as a massage therapist.

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She holds a number of qualifications in massage including Sports, clinical, hot stones and relaxation. Kate’s passion and interest lies in Scar Therapy and, since qualifying in 2015, she is keen to spread the awareness of this amazing therapy. Kate combines scar work with reiki and the results are incredibly powerful, physically and emotionally.

Emma Evanson

Wellness Centre Manager

Emma is the Me Again Wellness Centre Manager – the perfect role for her as she has a natural flair for organisation.

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As Emma has lost some close friends and family to cancer, she took a strategic role in the development of the Me Again Beauty Hub from the outset.

Having seen how clients can be uplifted emotionally and their confidence boosted after having a treatment in our Beauty Hub, she is passionate about supporting our clients through their journey.

Emma is a skilled hairdresser with over ten years’ experience.

She is also a trained beauty therapist and has achieved additional oncology accreditation to provide a variety of treatments to our Me Again clients – luxurious facials, massages, waxing, tinting and indulgent manicures and pedicures. She also has a Level 3 diploma in Indian Head Massage.

In addition, Emma is also trained in assessing dermatological imperfections including moles and skin lesions for early detection of skin cancers.

Emma really is an exceptional all-rounder and she is a great asset to the Me Again team.

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Location

Me Again Health and Wellness Community Centre,
Upper Floor, Unit 2,
Brimstage Courtyard,
Brimstage, CH63 1JA

Phone

0151 342 5903

Email

info@meagain.org.uk

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