Meet the Children's Workers

Our Service includes Children's Support Workers and brief biographies are provided below.



Isobel Isobel Filkin

Isobel has worked within the Children's Voice Service since it started 15 years ago.  Isobel is also a Family Mediator and prior to working in this capacity was a Local Authority Social Worker for Children and Families. Further background can be found on the Meet the Mediators page.









 Susan Trussell, MBACP  (Accred) Counsellor 


Susan is one of our specialist Children's Workers. Susan's counselling career started over 15years ago and included specific training for working with children and young people of all ages. She has worked both in schools and in family mediation settings, focusing on reducing the distress that often follows family separation.  Susan also works for a children's home.











Sandy Richardson

Sandy has worked for OFM for the last 8 years in the Children's Voice service following retirement from working as an Educational Psychologist working with teachers, parents and children.
Her focus is helping children to understand the changes they experience when their parents no longer live together and to give them support to express their feelings.