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Meet the Team

Our team are here to provide help and support to all those suffering from bereavement.

Contact us:

020 8684 1667


Chris Roe

Chris was previously a full time church minister for 20 years and pioneered community pastoral care  to Croydon council, the Whitgift shopping centre and Crystal Palace FC. He is a qualified Life Coach with a Masters degree in Pastoral Care.

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Charles King

Charles worked as a Salvation Army officer for more than 30 years and conducted multiple funerals, also providing pastoral support and counselling to people in their bereavement. Charles joined the Rowland Brothers Foundation after retiring from the Salvation Army.

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Justine Dickinson

Justine is a professional counsellor a & hypnotherapist with years of extensive experience working with adults, children & families in Health & Social Care.

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Crystal Palace Football Club

Rowland Brothers are very proud that our team member Chris Roe is the club chaplain of Crystal Palace FC. Chris succeeded Rev Nigel Sands in 2005 and has provided pastoral care and support to the club for nearly two decades.

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We are proud to have our first ever volunteer, Becky Tanhara, as part of our team.

Becky volunteers every Monday and assists Chris with running the ‘Never Alone’ drop in at Croydon Clocktower Cafe.

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Mary Clair Kelly

Child Bereavement Expert

After setting out as a bereavement counsellor for Cruse Bereavement Care, Mary Clair worked for five years as a Special Educational Needs Learning Support Assistant in a mainstream state secondary school while training as an Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor. Now she provides therapy for children from a variety of backgrounds aged 5-18 years in private practice and as a School Counsellor. Mary Clair uses her experience to provide accessible and relevant training to working with young people so that they will have confidence to support them effectively through loss and bereavement.

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