Enriching the next generation...
Arterne supports the message that 'we all have mental health' and raises awareness about how important it is within individual lives to maintain good mental health to support the notion of a happy and healthy existence. This notion often requires support and assistance to achieve and Arterne has a wide range of accessible options which aims to promote this message for individuals and communities.
was founded by Cindy Willcocks in 2013.
Healthy body- Healthy mind
Arterne supports schools and community agencies to develop and deliver group work for children, young people and their families
Arterne offers support for bid writing and service development work through consultancy
Cindy Willcocks, Arterne
Arterne encourages young people to have a voice in local service developments and campaigns. Have a project in mind for 'Ar-voice'?
Parental Advice and Guidance for Everyone (PAGES)
Support for parets and carers
Arterne offers training packages for professionals
(bespoke commissioned packages available)
'Love is all there is...
before you can love another, you must first learn to love yourself'
Cindy Willcocks, Arterne Founder 2014
Dip HE Nursing (RMHN); Bsc Health Studies; PG Cert in Transformation Leadership; MA in Professional Practice
Comprehensive Diploma in Auricular Acupuncture (MSAAc.Dip); Zimabate practitioner; Basic Life Support Instructor
Cindy qualified as a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMHN) in 2000 and has since worked in a variety of community and inpatient settings, specialising in mental health and substance misuse, from birth and beyond. Cindy has been successful in various change management roles and has empowered children, young people and their families to have a 'voice' in these developments, as well as working positively to reduce the stigma associated to mental health.
Arterne was created from a passion to support people to understand the importance of mental health within everyday life. Cindy founded Arterne to support and challenge individuals and communities with the aim to enrich the next generation.
Promoting the message of 'No health without mental health', Cindy also offers a range of individual and group treatments and also works with the College of Auricular Acupuncture as a regional trainer and assessor in the South West.