Diane Palmer founded Changing Minds, Changing Lives in 2018 due to her personal passion and commitment, to help raise the standards of mental health treatment for military personnel and veterans. Diane’s interests also extend to children’s mental health and emotional wellbeing, more specifically her desire to improve awareness of ADHD in schools.
Diane is a national multi-award winning Nurse, Social Worker and Therapist who has over 25 years experience within the NHS, MOD, Social Care and the Charitable and Private sectors at a local, regional and national level. She has extensive expertise in securing funding, setting up new and highly specialist services, forming clinical networks, hosting events and delivering innovative training courses in mental health, military and veterans awareness, safeguarding and ADHD awareness. Diane has partnered with esteemed colleagues to create bespoke training packages and to provide advice and consultancy in a variety of health, social care and educational settings.