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11 June 2024 | Podcasts | Article by Danielle Vincent

A Journey from Volunteer to Director: Zoe Bell’s Story at East Kent Rape Crisis Centre

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In this episode, Danielle Vincent is joined by Zoe Bell, Director of East Kent Rape Crisis Centre. Zoe shares her inspiring journey from a volunteer helpline worker to director of the centre, highlighting the impactful work being done to support survivors of sexual abuse. They discuss the centre’s innovative therapeutic approaches, such as walk and talk therapy and side by side therapy, and the importance of creating a supportive environment for survivors.

Zoe also talks about the Kickback Group, a survivor-led initiative providing invaluable feedback to shape the services offered at the centre. Additionally, she shares her experience of being invited to Buckingham Palace in recognition of her work in the sexual violence sector.

For those in need of support or more information about the services offered by East Kent Rape Crisis Centre, Danielle provides details on how to get in touch and access resources. Tune in to hear more about the incredible work being done to support survivors and the importance of having their voices heard.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please visit our abuse page or contact us directly.

Author bio

Danielle Vincent

Senior Associate

Danielle is a Senior Associate in the Abuse Specialist Personal Injury Department. She specialises in representing survivors of abuse and has experience in bringing claims against a number of institutions as well as individual abusers.

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