Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile – Surviving violence, creating hope, rebuilding lives


Elisa O’Brien

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Clinical Administrator

A few words about me

I joined Baobab in May 2022, having previously worked in the charity sector in fundraising agencies, producing direct marketing appeals. As well as working at Baobab, I am also studying for my Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, which makes it feel extra special to be part of such a caring and inspiring therapeutic community.

What does your role at Baobab involve?

I am the Clinical Administrator at Baobab, I primarily oversee the referral and assessment process, supporting the clinical team with administrative duties and assisting with the day to day logistics within the Baobab community.

What is your desert island book or music?

Anything by Stephen King.

What 3 words would you use to describe Baobab?

Caring. Protective. Community.