Welcome to the HearSay Trust website

This update is to communicate to all individuals and agencies in the Maidstone area that HearSay Charitable Trust is accepting referrals.
Please Click on the “Get In Touch” page and scroll down to access online referral form. Please complete the referral form as this is the most expeditious way of contacting us
On receipt of the referral the Clinical Lead will make contact by phone or email. Appreciating the restrictions of covid-19 the Clinical lead will arrange a mutual time and date to undertake a telephone assessment. After the assessment the client’s name will be placed on the waiting list and as soon as social distancing allows, the client will be invited to attend Marsham Street at a date and time convenient to both parties.
Thank you for your time and we look forward to being of assistance.

Latest News

September 28, 2020
Fundraising event – Saturday 10th October 2020 9am-5pm

This will be the first ever street collection for HearSay.  The day in question is World Mental Health Day and we shall be collecting in Week Street and Earl Street in Maidstone and at the Mid Kent Shopping Centre, Allington.  Thanks to all those who have volunteered on the day. All volunteers will be compliant […]

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About HearSay

HearSay Charitable Trust was founded in 2004 and is a registered charity, Charity number 1102942. We are based in Maidstone, Kent. Founded by Dr Kitty Morgan Jones, who is a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (B.A.C.P). Kitty is a Senior Accredited Practitioner in her field.

The Charity works with Children, Families and Individuals in Maidstone and the surrounding areas from our counselling rooms in Mill Street and Marsham Street. We are currently accepting referrals from individuals, agencies and professional bodies. We aim to respond to all referrals within 24 hours.

HearSay Charitable Trust aims to help address difficulties that can arise from a range of impairing conditions such as psychological, mental health, behavioural, emotional problems and difficulties that could arise from A.D.H.D or Autistic Spectrum.

HearSay Charitable Trust offers a service to those who under some circumstances could not afford private counselling in Maidstone and the surrounding areas.

People - Current Trustees, Clinicians & Volunteers

HearSay Charitable Trust Trustees

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M Knapp

Chairman of the Trust
Martin Knapp is Professor of Health and Social Care Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He is active as a research leader in the fields of social care, child and adult mental health, dementia and autism.
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Dr Nellie Adjaye MBE

Nellie is a retired Consultant Community Paediatrician with expertise in Children with Special Needs including Autism and ADHD, with additional expertise in Child Protection.
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Ann Freeman

Ann is a retired health professional. Years of experience working with a variety of professional agencies, families and carers associated with the progress and wellbeing of young people, particularly those with additional needs such as A.D.H.D and Autism.
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Diane O'Hara

Di is a health professional with over 30 years experience here and abroad working in clinical roles and health service management. She has expertise working with and supporting families in the development of parenting skills.
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Sandra Kidd

Sandra is currently working as a Human Resources manager in an international development consultancy company. Previous to this, she worked for nearly 30 years as a primary school teacher and has a keen and active interest in children and adults with special educational needs.

Clinicians – Registered members of B.A.C.P

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Kat Blunt

Clinical Lead
Kat is the Clinical Lead on behalf of HearSay Charitable Trust. Kat is a Integrative counsellor and psychotherapist with experience in the counselling of adults and couples.
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Rebecca Winterflood

Rebecca is an experienced counsellor, who has worked with children and adults both within the public sector and also for a charitable organisation.
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Terri Green

Terri is an experienced Counsellor and Supervisor. She has experience working with local authorities and charities. Her experience includes working with families and children diagnosed with A.D.H.D and Autism and other complex needs. She has worked with children as young as four years up to adults in their seventies.


Gill Hinson MBE – Clerk to the Trustees
Greg Jackson – Administrator
Luka Msichilli B.Acc & MBA (Finance) - Treasurer
Christopher Morgan Jones
Susan Campbell
Sally Kemp
Sue Coles
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