The Resilience Doughnut is now available in the United Kingdom through our Partner Member
The Resilience Doughnut UK!

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John Shepperd Associates Ltd

John provides the leadership and management for the Resilience Doughnut UK and is a highly experienced Resilience Doughnut Accredited Trainer.

John is the Director of John Shepperd Associates and has over 18 years experience of working with children and young people in schools (primary, secondary and special education), colleges and community settings. John holds an Hons Degree from Manchester Metropolitan University and a PGCE from the University of York.

He is a former science teacher with whole-school pastoral and curriculum leadership experience. He is the former Head of Education at Blackburn Rovers Community Trust where he developed and delivered a range of highly acclaimed curriculum focussed, personal development and social inclusion programmes for 7 to 25 year olds.

In addition to his ability to engage with children and young people, John is an experienced trainer, project manager and development professional working with professionals in education, health and community organisations in the public, private and third sectors.


The Resilience Centre

Situated in Epping, NSW, the Resilience Centre is the product of a long term vision for Lyn Worsley to create a venue for positive life changing courses, groups, seminars and workshops.

Most Resilience Doughnut seminars and groups are held at the Resilience Centre and other professionals are welcome to contact the Centre to discuss possibilities for hosting programs.

The Resilience Centre also hosts Wednesday Night – HOT TOPICS and local community are welcome to drop into topics of particular interest.

Visit www.theresiliencecentre.com.au for further details.

The Link CIC, Lead Organisation

The Link is a voluntary organisation based in Redcar who support children, young people and families who are experiencing mental health difficulties and emotional wellbeing issues.

The Link provides a range of therapeutic and support services for vulnerable children, young people and their parents, carers and families. They also work closely with local schools, Social Services, GP’s and private sector organisations to improve individuals’ mental health and emotional wellbeing.

The Link team is made up of professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds including Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Social Work, Art and Drama Psychotherapists, ASD professionals and teaching. The Link team provide structured therapeutic one to one interventions with children and young people as well as group activities.

The Link is a Resilience Doughnut Level 3 Organisation with the licence to operate as Resilience Doughnut UK.



CLAN WA works alongside families in WA to help build resilience. We offer support to parents who are looking for support in parenting, relationships, reducing isolation or the impact of mental illness.

Through a local network, our paid staff and volunteers provide support to hundreds of families in WA each year.

Families seek support for many reasons and we aim to help build on their confidence and ability to cope.  This support can come in a number of forms including one to one home visits, short courses or community events.

If you feel that you would like to explore getting some help or have any questions about the support we offer, please give us a call on (08) 9477 0400 or to check on our latest courses and other information you can find us on Facebook.