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.


Dr Amanda Skeate

Consultant Clinical Psychologist St Basils and 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.

Jean Templeton

St Basils CEO and P.I.E 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.

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

Dr Rachel Spector

Chartered Clinical Psychologist and HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist

Rachel has worked in mental health for over 30 years, firstly as a psychiatric nurse and then later qualifying as a clinical psychologist nearly 20 years ago. Rachel has extensive experience of offering both individual and team supervision. Her main clinical interest is in psychodynamic approaches and has taught on the clinical psychology doctorate course for the past 14 years. However her day to day clinical work is integrative, drawing on a range of approaches including CBT.

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.