About Us

We are:


Susie Hurley:  Director and Facilitator

Sophie Hurley-Trinder:  Facilities Admin/Apprentice Facilitator

Peter Hurley: Director and behind the scenes support

Richard Pearce: Drum circle assistant


Susie Hurley
Susie Hurley playing a djembe drum

Susie started the Berkshire Wellness circle because she wanted to bring the healing power of drumming to people in her local area.  She set up a not for profit business with the sole aim to bring joy to as many people as possible.


Here is a selection of the skills and experience that she  brings to her work:


  • BSc.(Hons) Psychology, University of Reading

  • BA(Hons) Psychology, Open University

  • Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society

  • NCFE CACHE Certificate in Counselling Skills

  • NCFE CACHE Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

  • Drum Circle Facilitation Training with Arthur Hull (3 day residential 2003, 6 day intensive 2023)

  • Member of the Drum Circle Facilitators Guild

Sophie Hurley-Trinder
Susie Hurley playing a djembe drum

Sophie has been participating in drum circles since she was a teenager, she is now training to facilitate her own events.


In addition, she brings her facilities management skills to the organisation to ensure that the business runs smoothly and efficiently.   

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