Meet the team

With only two members of staff, Space2face Shetland is the definition of small but perfectly formed. We may be small in numbers but our impact is far-reaching, delivering potentially life-changing support to those who ask for it.


Alyson Halcrow

Co-founder and Lead Restorative Mediator
Alyson Halcrow is an accredited Restorative Practitioner, a family and community mediator and has an MA in Restorative Justice. She currently works from home with Space2face and volunteering for other agencies in Shetland and the UK. Alyson also has qualifications in Counselling, Social Work and Psychology.

Clair Aldington

Co-founder and Lead Restorative Artist
Clair is a creative as well as a Restorative Practitioner, accredited through the Restorative Justice Council. She combines these two areas of her practice, creative and restorative, in the way in which she works with People Harmed and People Responsible through Space2face. Clair was trained by Thames Valley Police as a Restorative Justice Facilitator in 2001 and worked as a creative and Restorative Practitioner within the Restorative Justice Team of Oxfordshire Youth Offending Service from 2001 - 2007. She has a MA in Contemporary Art and Music and is in the final year of a PhD in Restorative Justice and Design.