Sonia Mayor focuses on leadership and team development, reflective supervision, inter-agency collaboration and resilience. Her specialism is in supporting others to adapt to change and uncertainty by combining her knowledge and experience in workforce reform and psychotherapy.
She has a proven track record of facilitating groups with diverse and conflicting priorities enabling groups to work more effectively together. Her work on the national review of the Common Core skills for children’s workforce was endorsed across sectors and across parties.
She also has experience as an independent trainer in Safeguarding, Supervision and Child Protection. Previously, she worked as a Consultant Clinical Supervisor for an NHS evidence-based Restorative Clinical Supervision Programme shown to be effective in reducing stress and increasing compassion. Prior to this she has held leadership positions in the Civil Service and Housing, working on children’s policy, workforce reform and anti poverty initiatives, working locally, regionally, and nationally in the UK. She has championed the voices of children in care, black minority ethnic communities and women experiencing domestic violence, winning a commendation for her work in this field.