Our various teams are made up of incredibly dedicated, skilled, professional superheroes, see who they are below.



Founding Director, Social Worker, Therapeutic Counsellor; Founder of Parent Tales Barbados

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Tricia is a trained & qualified Social Worker with a BSc. Degree (Hons) in Social Work and trained concentrations in Children, Family & School Social Work, Reproductive Health Education & HIV & AIDS.


Her career as a therapeutic counsellor & psychosocial professional over the past 8 years has encouraged strategic partnerships between Bright Life Family Centre (BLFC) and other organisations with similar goals, i.e. to help improve the lives of individuals, couples and families.

One such partnership has given her the opportunity within the last 3 years, to work with the Adolescent and Young Mothers Programme at the Barbados Family Planning Association, helping to build the programme's infrastructures particularly the Psychosocial component and catering to the psychosocial needs of numerous young mothers, (affected by trauma, crime, SRH issues, poverty, low confidence & self-worth among others), with the use of therapeutic counselling and other effective psychosocial interventions.


Being a trained visual artist has also led her to incorporate her love for the creative and expressive arts into BLFC's special therapeutic and educational service programmes. 

She’s fun, witty, devoted to God and to doing His will. She loves justice and is totally in love with the work she does daily helping her clients to thrive! 


Premarital, Marriage & Family Counsellor

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Ron Hercules (D.S.P., M.S.P., Cert. Ed.) is an Ordained Minister with Kingsway Fellowship International, Pastor of New Life Family Fellowship and Dean of the Caribbean Mission Bible School. He has been an educator for over 40 years, working successfully with pre-adolescent, adolescent, young and mature adults in a variety of settings that include, domestic, school, and the Church.


As a Doctor of Scriptural Psychology or Christian Counselling, Dr. Ron is trained and experienced in helping many persons through critical life stages and challenges, such as, Pre-marriage, Marriage, Crisis, Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Grief, and Anxiety and Stress.


His 30+ years of experience as a teacher of Communication Skills has enabled him to develop skills and techniques, through which many hundreds have been equipped with vital skills for enhancing their personal and professional relationships.


Dr. Hercules loves to read and study the bible; enjoys listening to gospel music and loves interacting with and meeting new people. He has been married for 40 years and has two beautiful daughters.


Family Counsellor

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Akilah Bishop is a  Registered Counselling Psychologist who has worked with a diverse clientelle over the past five years. As a counselling professional, she has a passion to assist persons to improve their mental health, and gain confidence in their ability to reach their goals and overcome future challenges.


She is passionate about functional family units and is dedicated to helping children and parents build the stepping stones to resilient relationships.


Her services as a consultant psychologist include providing counselling services to children and parents,  psychosocial interventions to teenagers, workshops for teachers as well as a range of services for adults in drug or penal rehabilitation. 


Akilah has worked extensively with children who exhibit behavioural and emotional challenges by providing counselling and tailored emotional regulation intervention. 


She is eclectic in her therapeutic approach to counselling and uses various techniques based on her clients' needs and challenges. 


Assistant Programme Manager of Parent Tales Barbados

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Makiba has been committed to the success of

Parent Tales for the past four (3) years. She is the

Assistant Programmer Manager and also heads the Events team as the Events Team Leader.

Makiba has a successful academic history from an Associate Degree in Sociology & Law to a BSc. in Psychology and the recent addition of a Certificate in Gender and Development (12th CIGAD Contingent) from the University of the West Indies.

Her professional career has been one of Customer Service and Front Desk operations but she has also fostered a healthy life of volunteerism with organisations such as The Barbados Boy Scouts Bay Scout Pack.


Makiba is the mother of three beautiful children,

and enjoys spending quality time with friends and family; as well as meeting and interacting with new people. Her unquenchable passion for the Family, which is rivalled only by her love for God


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Social Worker & Youth Advocacy & Outreach Manager at
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