Alex qualified with a degree in Clinical Psychology from ISMAI, Porto in Portugal. She worked for 15 years as a Psychologist in Portugal, working with children, Veterans of War and patients with PTSD and HIV. Alex then moved to the UK in 2007, where she managed residential services for people with learning disabilities, brain injury and challenging behaviour, before becoming development manager of ABI services in the south of the UK. Alex joined Christchurch Group in 2015 to manage Orchard House in Oxfordshire. Alex says the best thing about her job is being able to make a difference in peoples’ lives, working with an amazing team of people.