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Jessica Mckoen

Jessica McKoen

University of Sussex
Master's degree, Social Work
1984 – 1986

University of York
BA Hons, Sociology, 2.1
1977 – 1980

Practice Teacher Award

For the last thirteen years Jessica has developed innovative and responsive mental health training for a wide range of public, private and charity sector organisations across England & Wales.

As a trainer, Jessica is widely known for her lively and interactive approach and for her ability to help participants reach their full learning potential.

Jessica has a strong interest in issues of diversity and much experience of working with people from many backgrounds.   



  • Jessica worked as a Senior Lecturer and Practice Assessor for Middlesex University for 13 years.
  • In 2008, Jessica became one of the first trainers in the UK qualified to provide training in Mental Health First Aid.
  • Jessica is also an accredited Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor.
  • Jessica has extensive experience in providing consultancy for mental health teams facing change and reorganisation.

In Equilibrium courses with Jessica

What people say about In Equilibrium courses

Mental Health Awareness Training feedback – Jessica Mckoen

“Very enlightening”
“I found it very educational”
“It was well thought out and delivered”

Jessica Mckoen – Mental Health Awareness Half-day Online Training

“Very good experience. Jessica was extremely welcoming and made you feel at ease. Good balance of facts and discussion and felt reassured that any discussion on personal experience would be kept within group.”