WHO WE ARE
Sport for Confidence was founded by Lyndsey Barrett; an Occupational Therapist (OT), with a passion for sport and its ability to significantly benefit the lives of people with mental health problems, physical disabilities and learning disabilities. Through 19 years experience as an Occupational Therapist, Lyndsey has witnessed first hand the power of sport to increase confidence, social skills and independence.
Sport for Confidence currently runs across 5 different sites in Essex. We roughly encounter 250 participants attending per week across 30 different activities. Sport for Confidence continues to grow, with the ultimate aim of having an health professional in every leisure facility in the country.