The Psychological Team at Surf Action

Nick Banfield
Wellbeing Coach and Chartered Psychologist, based in Falmouth, Cornwall, UK.

Nick uses a combination of Positive Psychology techniques and coaching models, to best suit his clients and helps them become the best possible person they can be through challenging self-imposed boundaries and developing pathways and willpower to achieving their goals and purpose. Nick passionately believes that being in the ocean environment helps improve wellbeing, emotional development, and confidence.

Nick's qualifications include an MSc in Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology, Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol)), member of the International Coaching Federation, working within the ICF ethical framework.

Tel: 07811 912245


Victoria Culshaw

Victoria has joined the Surf Action team as a Communication and Relationship Counsellor, registered with the BACP since 2018. She has a lifelong experience of being in a military family and looks forward to being able to offer support to individuals and couples in association with this great community.

Please get in touch directly with Vickie or through Surf Action.
Tel: 0759 958 8955


Dan Glaze

Dan Glaze MNCS (Accred) Psychotherapist and Integrated Counsellor

Dan is an NCS accredited Psychotherapist and Integrated Counsellor who deals with a wide range of Mental Health conditions, but specialises in Trauma. He recently retired from the Royal Marines after circa 26 years, has extensive operational and deployment history and a family tradition of Service in the Armed Forces.

He offers innovative, integrated and tailored therapeutic packages respecting the uniqueness of the individual and their experiences. These are conducted both indoors and outdoors (where appropriate). He has experience of working both with individuals and families.

Tel: 07966 429052


Surf Action Administrative Wellbeing Team


Alan Reynolds

Alan is an Ex Royal Naval Officer. He was diagnosed with combat-related PTSD in January 2016 at Combat Stress. In the same year he was also diagnosed with Bronchiectasis (the non-genetic version of Cystic Fibrosis). Remaining physically active is thus especially important to him. Administration, data collection, analysis and report writing are all aspects of Alan's work at Surf Action.