Over the past 20 years I have gained experience in various areas of addiction and recovery coaching. For over ten years I provided peer support to clients  at one of the Priory Group Hospitals. I completed their in-house counselling programme.  I hold a diploma in CBT ( Compulsive Behaviour Therapy) I am Chair of Trustees of a charity that provides educational workshops on substance  misuse  to UK schoolchildren. The same charity is also building the El Shaddai School in Malawi,  Africa to help underprivileged children gain an education that will equip them to make good choices in life. I am a member of the Alcohol Health Alliance    and the  Alcohol & Families Alliance