Digital Mental Health Consultancy

Welcome to Monticola. Our aim is to help advance the impact of digital solutions in healthcare. We want to see more people accessing support for their mental health in new ways. We want to see the innovation that already exists more evenly distributed and benefiting more people. We achieve this by working with leading mental health providers and digital health organisations. We help people and systems embrace the change that's needed to move healthcare further in to the digitally enabled world we live in.


Who we are

Monticola was founded in 2015 by Nicky Runeckles. She wanted to bring together her expertise in mental health services and digital health to help advance the impact of digital solutions, reaching more people. Since then, Nicky has been privileged to work with many of the leading organisations working to further improve people's mental health and wellbeing through the use of new technologies.

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Nicky Runeckles

Nicky has spent most of her career in the mental health care sector, running mental health services and in senior business development roles. She was Commercial Director of the pioneering digital mental health service, Big White Wall between 2011 and 2015. Instrumental in growing its reach in the UK, those years also gave her real insight in to the power of technology to put people at the centre of their own care.  She has a particular passion now for helping improve children and young people's mental health and wellbeing, particularly through the use of new technologies.


What we do

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We work with healthcare providers and commissioners who want to embrace digital more fully or who want to explore technology solutions to specific problems facing the people they support

Mental Health

We bring mental health expertise to health tech companies and have helped digital health organisations understand and articulate their value proposition, expanding their reach in the mental health market


We work with mental health providers developing business cases for new services and with health tech organisations looking to commercialise their products


Contact Us

If you're looking for additional expertise around mental health, digital solutions or commercialisation we'll be happy to have a conversation. Please email us at or complete the form below.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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