Teens Tips with Alicia Drummond teen-tips-so-every-child-can-thrive 2 The Mews,
1- 2 St Nicholas Lane,
BN7 2JZ Lewes,
info@teentips.co.uk 01273093940

Building Resilience For Life

Teenagers haven’t fundamentally changed but the world in which they live has.  The pace of change is unprecedented and, with so much uncertainty, it is little wonder that many teens, and those supporting them, are struggling to cope.

At Teen Tips, we believe that when teachers, coaches, parents and carers work together to promote strong self-esteem and emotional resilience, children and teenagers can thrive socially, emotionally and in education.  We work with adults and young people, to help them develop the self-regulation and emotional agility they will need to overcome the inevitable challenges of life in the 21st Century.

Our training and resources are largely delivered via our Wellbeing Hub, which schools and parents access online. We draw on the latest research from psychotherapy, psychology and neuroscience, along with Teen Tips Founder, Alicia Drummond’s experience of working as an adolescent therapist and being a mum.  Through the Wellbeing Hub and our live Webinars and Talks, we help schools and parents deepen their understanding of adolescence, and create environments which promote emotional wellbeing in young people.

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Meet The Team

Alicia Drummond – Founder, Teen Tips

Alicia is a BACP accredited psychotherapist, parent coach, speaker, author and, most importantly, a mother.

She works with over a 150 schools, delivering webinars, talks, workshops and online resources via our Wellbeing Hub, to help parents, staff and pupils deepen their understanding of adolescence, and promote emotional health and wellbeing.

Alicia is the in-house mental health expert for School Notices and the in-house parenting specialist for the CQC clinic Esher Groves.

Eliza Bates – Marketing Executive

Eliza has worked with children and young people in the outdoor industry for the last six years, both in pastoral and teaching roles. She absolutely loves working with young people.

Eliza has recently graduated from the University of Portsmouth with a first class degree in child and youth development with psychology.

She is your go-to person for marketing & communications and is always happy to help in whatever way she can.

Charley Bennett – Sales & Schools Liaison Officer

Charley has worked in marketing since graduating from university with a BA in Media Communications and an MA in Publishing. She is committed to improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

Charley is responsible for bringing schools onboard The Wellbeing Hub and ensuring their school communities get the most out of the wealth of resources available.

Emily Moon – Marketing & Operations Assistant

Emily has spent the last few years working with children and young people for her university elective and volunteering opportunities. She has a passion to improve people’s mental health and wellbeing.

Emily recently received her BA Hons in International Development from the University of Sussex. Emily oversees Teen Tips’ marketing and operations, and she is always happy to help.

Guy Burnell – Consultant & Mentor

With a career spanning 30 years, Guy is a consultant and mentor, advising early stage entrepreneurial businesses in the UK and Europe.

With a focus on growth, strategy, operations, funding, marketing and sales, Guy works across a range of sectors including property management and development, renewable energy, corporate advice, life skills and mental wellbeing. He is a Director at Oxon Creative Property Projects Ltd and Role Models Ltd.

Emma Pelling – Media & Communications

Emma brings over twenty years’ communications and PR experience to Teen Tips.  Emma has provided strategic advice, media relations and communications support for a range of organisations primarily in the area of education, health and youth engagement.

Dr Ian Drever MB ChB, MRCPsych – Advisory Panel

Dr Ian Drever MB ChB, MRCPsych is the Founder Director of The Academy of Mental Fitness, a dedicated facility to teach everyone the skills to navigate life effectively. Ian is a big believer in the importance of sharing parenting skills far and wide, as he’s seen from clinical experience the impact that such knowledge can have, both for parents as well as for the next generation. Prior to this role, he was a practising Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS and at The Priory. His areas of particular interest were the treatment of depression, anxiety and stress, and the importance of early recognition and treatment of mental illness.

Arthur Mayhew – Advisory Panel, Teen Tips

Arthur has spent nearly 20 years in education helping to develop young adults who have the tools to survive and thrive in an ever changing world.

Formerly a housemaster at Christ’s Hospital School, he then went on to be Assistant Head (Pastoral and Co-curricular) at Wells Cathedral School and is now the Senior Deputy Head at Oakham School in Rutland.


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Find out about our online training and onsite workshops for a happy, healthy home.


Our training courses can benefit anyone working with young people and add value to your staff wellbeing programme.