Abby Turton

Abby Turton

Chief Executive

Abby has been a part of the Emotional Logic team since 2004. Past roles have included research and administration. Abby is now focused on the development and sustainability of the Emotional Logic Centre, and is excited about providing training and support internationally. She is also an Emotional Logic Coach and runs training for new Coaches.

Alongside this Abby is also a Play Therapist based in Gloucestershire and is passionate about a whole family approach to therapy and support. She lives near Chepstow with her husband and children and they are keen on walking in the Forest of Dean. However you are just as likely to find her curled up with a good book!

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Christiaan Stirling

Education Lead

Christiaan joined The Emotional Logic team in 2015.

As part of his COO role, Christiaan specialises in providing advice and training for school leaders, pupils and families across the UK and overseas. For the last 25 years Christiaan has worked in a range of schools in a variety of leadership roles, including Headteacher. He has many years’ experience as a school Governor in both the primary and secondary sectors and is currently a Director of a successful secondary school in Cornwall.

Christiaan is a qualified Emotional Logic Coach, a member of Plymouth City Council’s Foster Panel and part of Plymouth’s Multi Agency Support Team. He also manages to find time to run his own business, Exciting Education. Outside of work, you’ll often find Christiaan exploring the Dartmoor Tors with his wife and two sons or out on the waves on his body board. He’s also partial to a good cup of coffee.


Lynne Kennedy

Finance Officer

Lynne is the Financial Administrator for the Emotional Logic Centre.


Marian Langsford

Health and Social Care Lead

Marian is a retired family doctor who discovered the amazing power of EL to untangle complex emotional states while using it with her patients. She continues to do one to one or family personal learning appointments and to teach medical students at Plymouth Peninsula University School of Medicine and Dentistry as well as training EL coaches and trainers across many disciplines and several countries.

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Chris Lorimer

Business Lead

Chris is a management consultant and business coach with 30 years business experience, working with organisations of all shapes and sizes.  He is an accredited Emotional Logic Trainer and Coach, supporting business leaders and staff who are experiencing challenges in the workplace or at home.  He is one of the founders of South West Growth Service, a coaching, training and consultancy business that supports South West SMEs, and is the owner of Devon Business & Education Centre, an award winning sustainable venue and co-working space.
In his spare time, Chris enjoys his life with his family in Devon.  He is a keen walker and loves watching rugby.

Alongside our core team, we are supported by our team of qualified coaches and volunteers around the globe. Contact us if you would like to find out more.