Lakeside Team



Dr Olufemi Oluwatayo

Medical Director

Dr Oluwatayo has extensive experience across the NHS and independent sector. He was previously a Welcome Research fellow and a Lecturer at the University of Manchester where he completed his Masters degree and his Psychiatry Training Programme.  He is passionate about caring for people with Mental Health needs and Autism.




Elise Stephen  

Consultant Clinical Psychologist/Head of Therapies/DBT Clinical Lead

Elise is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with a wealth of experience working in adult mental health, ASD/LD and secure/forensic settings. She is accredited with the Society for Dialectical Behaviour Therapy UK & Ireland, and is also experienced in using approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Elise is experienced in service development, such as developing and implementing highly specialised and evidence-based care and treatment pathways. She is registered with the British Psychological Society and the Health Professionals Council.

News and events

Christmas Generosity From Bryn Irfon

Staff at a Welsh specialist residential home have donated their Christmas party and Secret Santa...

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Wings Takes First Place in the Christmas Card Competition

It was a fantastic competition this year! After receiving so many wonderful entries-each entry so...

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Members of the Lakeside Team Become Positive Behaviour Support Mentors

Members of a care team supporting people with learning difficulties, mental health needs and autism...

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Cheshire-based Care Team Highly Commended at Prestigious Awards Ceremony

The significant positive impact a Cheshire-based care team has had on a person’s life has...

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South West Services Named as Finals in Great British Care Awards

The work of teams supporting people with a learning disability, mental health difficulties, autism and...

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The Chantry Named As Finalists At Great British Care Awards

The work of a team supporting people in a specialist autism service has been shortlisted...

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