Lynne is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with 20 years NHS experience, including being the Clinical Lead for the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service in Lancashire and lead Consultant Psychologist for adolescent inpatient services. Lynne left the NHS to take up the post of Clinical Director for schools based charity Place2Be – part of the Heads Together campaign led by the young Royals – and is currently the Chief Clinical Officer at Xenzone.com – leading the way in children’s digital mental health services since 2001. Passionate about driving best practice at a national level Lynne was extremely privileged to be invited to No 10 Downing Street in early 2020 to contribute to a round table discussion about chiren`s mental heath. Whilst published in the academic arena, she is very excited to be writing for children, inspired by a strong desire to instil key messages from an early age to help keep young people emotionally well and happy.
Having studied at Glasgow School of Art and worked within the creative industries for over 20 years, Michael is delighted to be teaming up with his wife to bring her words to life through fun and quirky illustrations. Michael has a studio base in an old Mill where he paints on a daily basis. He is currently working towards a solo exhibition of his artwork at a north west gallery.