About Us

Re-Gain (Cornwall) C.I.C -

is a Community Interest, Social Enterprise. A "Not for profit" organisation committed to serving the community rather than commercial gain.
Company Number 6524231.

Re-Gain's directors are -

Darren Bottrill - Non-Executive Director & Company Secretary

Darren is Project Director for Nightlink and Clinical Psychotherapist for Future Days Counselling and Psychotherapy in St Austell. Darren is also a Director & Trustee of the MHHP (Mental Health Helplines Partnership) a national mental health charity. Darren has worked in Mental Health for 13 years and is committed to involving both workers and service users in the development of services. In 2008 Darren co-wrote "The Little Book of the Mind."

Annette Hodges - Executive Director

Annette has been the Project Director of our Sanctuary Project for 11 years and was formerly a commercial sector manager for 11 years, running multi million pound retail units. Annette is member of the Mental Health Expert Reference Group and the Mental Health Providers Forum.

Steering Group

Re-Gain is supported by a Steering Group that advises on the strategic direction of the organisation.

The group is made up of Service Users, Mental Health Professionals, and the Directors.


The Sanctuary Project employs 8 staff and has 3 volunteers.
Staff all have personal experience of mental health / emotional distress and some of their skills include counselling, sign-language, reflexology, massage, reiki and much more.

Nightlink employs 5 staff and has around 20 volunteers.

Staff have Psychotherapy, Counselling, Social Work and Management experience.

(See the Project pages for more details).

Re-Gain also employs a finance manager.