Revd Eddie Carden
Chief Executive officer
Deputy Chief Executive
and Director of Operations
Before joining Renew Anne worked for twenty years in the statutory and voluntary sector with homeless people, care leavers, community groups and for a charity supporting the rights of families involved with social care.
She has worked for Renew for over 9 years and is currently the Director of Operations and Deputy Chief Executive and counselling supervisor.
Anne is a practising BACP accredited counsellor.
Diploma in Counselling Diploma in integrative supervision.
Hilary is a supervisor and BACP accredited counsellor with many year’s experience.
She is a Barnardo’s approved adoption counsellor and has worked with children and young people for over 15 years and with families and people with adoptive issues for over 8 years.
Advanced Diploma in Person-
Certificate in Person-
Certificate in Foundation Skills for Mediators (Law Society accredited)
Diploma in Casework Supervision (Level 4)
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity
Certificate in Recruiting Safely (valid for 5 years)
Certificate in Children Matter:
Training for Professionals Working
With Children and Young People
(9 Credits at Level 3)
Nikki is one of our counselling managers, based mainly in Renew’s counselling centre, Bridge, in Basildon. She is also managing our ‘Re-
Nikki is MBACP accredited, and has been working for Renew since 2004. She is a Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer. She is also an Associate Trainer for ‘B-
Research areas include the effects of labelling and diagnosis on counsellors, clients and their families, also on developing ways of working with clients who express their distress through self-
MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy
PG Dip, Integrative Counselling
Dip Integrative Supervision
Senior Offices & HR Manager
Executive Officer to Chief Executive & Director of Operations
Emma manages all functions of the Head Office, including Human Resources for 140 employees and volunteers, Payroll, Finance, Facilities and Legal & Governance.
As a senior management team we bring almost 80 years of post-
Renew is accredited by the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), and is an academic franchise partner of Anglia Ruskin University.
Ani de la Prida
Training and Development Manager
Ani de la Prida is the course leader on our DipHE in Counselling Children and Young People, and our new BA(Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy.
She is a person-
Ani also has experience of work with adults and groups with drug treatment programmes, Essex probation Service and Essex Police. Special areas of interest and research include person-
She is an author on the Counselling MindEd e-
(www.minded.org.uk) and is published in The BACP Handbook of Counselling Children and Young People (2014).
MA Counselling & Psychotherapy
PG Dip Teaching & Learning
Advanced Diploma in Person-
Counselling Manager (Schools)
Justine is a BACP accredited counsellor currently in the role of Renew’s Counselling Manager of the Schools service.
Previously she worked as a youth worker for Essex County Council, Essex Young People’s Drug and Alcohol service and Connexions.
She has been employed by Renew since July 2007…she continues to practice as a counsellor in senior schools in the Essex area.