Dr Jo Potier

Associate Director of Organisational Development / Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Jo Potier is a highly skilled Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years’ experience working with complex organisations, professional systems, and people across the life span with mental health problems.  As Associate Director of Organisational Development at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, a leading children’s care organisation in the UK providing community and specialist services for children and young people, Jo is the founder and lead of the multi-award winning Staff Advice & Liaison Service (SALS), an innovative staff support service which has been improving working lives since January 2020.  Rooted in compassionate, trauma-informed and systemic practices, SALS sits alongside other effective programmes enabling staff to thrive, bring their best selves to work and deliver outstanding care to children and families.  With SALS going from strength to strength, and increasing in impact, Jo is now working to develop the model in other organisations in the UK and beyond.