Psychologically Informed Environments


Psychologically Informed Environments (P.I.E.)

A PIE organisation is designed to meet the emotional and psychological needs of service users in order to enable them to make positive changes in their lives.


Lucy Clarke

P.I.E. Programme Administrator

Lucy co-ordinates and manages the delivery of the P.I.E. programme for Birmingham Changing Futures Together; working closely with organisations in the No Wrong Door network.

Jean Templeton

St Basils CEO and PIE Lead

St Basils took the decision to take a whole organisation approach to becoming a Psychologically Informed Environment in 2011, embedding training and reflective practice. Jean will bring her organisational experience of PIE to the No Wrong Door Network.

Dr Amanda Skeate

Consultant Clinical Psychologist
St Basils & Forward Thinking Birmingham; Lead for P.I.E.

With over 20 years’ experience working in mental health, Amanda has been involved with developing and delivering St Basils Psychologically Informed Environments Programme since 2011.

Maria Ferrins-Brown

BPS Chartered & HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologist
Psychological Therapies Training Lead

Maria has considerable experience of delivering psychological interventions to individuals, couples and families, she also offers supervision and training to a range of mental health professionals.

Dr Bill Bell

Chartered Clinical Psychologist
ACAT accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapy Psychotherapist & Supervisor
EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner 

Bill is an experienced therapist, trainer and supervisor. He worked in the NHS in multidisciplinary mental health teams for over 20 years developing psychologically informed approaches for individuals with complex mental health problems.