Kate Bilska

Evie Godfrey

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I’m Kate and I’ve been working with children and teenagers at Star since August 2021. I help children and teenagers to get a better understanding of their grief processes. I believe that grief is an unpredictable thing and that it affects everybody in different ways, and this is why I work with the bereavement process of each person in a … Read More

Sarah Parton

Evie Godfrey

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Hi, my name is Sarah and I am really pleased to be returning to Star having previously worked with them for five years from 2011-2016. I am passionate about supporting children, young people and their families in the Wakefield area and have been fortunate enough to be able to do this for over 30 years. I have a background in … Read More

Abbie Grice

Evie Godfrey

I’m Abbie, and I’m a trainee counselling psychologist. I have both a BSc (Hons) and a Masters in Psychology, and alongside my work with Star I am currently undertaking a doctorate in Counselling Psychology. I’ve been working with Star since October of 2021, and I have loved every bittersweet minute of it. Bereavement can be a scary, lonely, and impossible … Read More

Jessica Norfolk

Evie Godfrey

I’m Jess, I am new to Star Bereavement as of December 2022 and work as a community fundraiser. I have worked in alternative education provisions and have a background in education. I studied psychology and grief at university and have a huge appreciation for the important services Star are providing for children and young people navigating grief. Through personal experiences … Read More

Rachael Wright

Evie Godfrey

I’m Rachael and I have volunteered for Star for 5 years, supporting bereaved children and young people. I am very excited to say that I am joining the team in a full-time role from December 2020 as a Bereavement Practitioner! It is my passion to help children and young people find a way to navigate through the difficult healing process … Read More

Jayne Field

Evie Godfrey

Jayne is new to the Star team and joins us as our Service Operations Manager having previously worked for the NHS. Jayne is providing administration and project support to the whole team which can be anything from keeping on top of the finances, managing the office and helping to plan events. “I am very excited to join the Star team … Read More

Claire Taylor

Andy Campbell

I’m Claire and I have been lucky enough to work at Star since 2011. It’s the biggest privilege to work together with children and young people when they need our support. I have always felt that the needs of children and young people experiencing bereavement and loss are too often over looked. We are here to change that in the … Read More