Alan is a BACP registered Psychotherapist & Counsellor with extensive experience of the issues surrounding the world of addiction. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy & Counselling from Regent’s University.
Prior to devoting himself to a new career in the arena of mental health and recovery, Alan worked for over 20 years as a banker in the City of London. This enables him to bring a unique perspective on some of the challenges inherent in the pressurised atmosphere of this environment.
Nicky Walton-Flynn Founder
Bsc, MSc, FDAP, MBACP
Nicky is the founder of Addiction Therapy London. She has ten years’ experience working as an addiction psychologist and trauma therapist.
She founded ATL with the aim of offering the highest level of care and support to individuals who have been affected by the conditions of addictions and relational disorders. She has worked at a private residential rehab in London as well as with charity organisations offering harm minimisation interventions for homeless people and street addicts.
Nicky has trained with Pia Melody at The Meadows and is aware that relational trauma often underpins addictive processes in adulthood. She is also trained in EMDR and works with individuals suffering with PTSD. Her therapeutic approach is integrative and widely holistic; she is a fan of integrating sport, meditation, spiritual practice, yoga and bodywork into her treatment methods. She sat on the board of the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals and sees patients in The City and in South West London. Prior to changing career she worked as an analyst in the telecoms sector. She brings an experience and understanding of the pressures that working in The City and global markets create.
Gary is a BACP registered counsellor with over twenty years’ experience in the counselling field. He has been a senior therapist at The Priory Hospital, Roehampton’s addiction treatment programme and is also associated with the Cottonwood de Tucson treatment facility in America, and the Hope One addiction treatment programme in Brussels. Gary is also trained to Master Practioner level in N.L.P. and integrates this with more traditional counselling methods. In addition to this he supervises other therapists and treatment teams and runs team building and self development workshops. Gary can offer appointments in either Harley Street or London Bridge.
Dr. Kathleen Kelly
PhD, MSc, BSc
Kathleen Kelly is an addictions and trauma therapist trained at The Priory Hospital in Roehampton and The Meadows in Arizona. She holds an MSc in Addiction Psychology and Counselling from a London university, a PhD in Pharmacology from the Medical College of Virginia, as well as certificates in psychological coaching, mindfulness and NLP.
Kathleen is a member of The Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners and the Association for Coaching. She manages a private addiction therapy practice in Belgium, working with clients from a broad range of backgrounds and cultures, while continuing to work in trauma resolution in addiction treatment at The Priory Hospital, North London.
Originally from the USA, Kathleen began her career as an academic scientist at the medical schools of the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University. For over 15 years, Kathleen was the recipient of national and international research, career development and visiting scientist awards.
After moving to Europe with a growing family, Kathleen began working for a non-profit organisation focused on helping expatriates integrate into Brussels. This led to her career as an addictions and trauma therapist. Kathleen’s therapeutic approach is informed by the theory that addictive behaviour is the symptom of an underlying difficulty and that recovery is a socially-mediated process facilitated by personal growth and development.
Eve has 17 years’ experience working as a psychotherapist within the field of addiction. She has worked in abstinence based private rehab clinics in London as well as community-based harm minimisation projects. Eve specialises in working with the families of addicted people and trained with the Clouds Family Programme as well as AdFam. Eve has facilitated the Families Group Programme at an eminent private London Clinic for the last six years. She utilises an integrative therapeutic approach and as a trained acupuncturist incorporates Aricular acupuncture as part of her treatment for substance addiction.
MBACP; MA (Tavistock and Portman); BSc(Econ) (London School of Economics)
Michele is a BACP registered psychotherapist and counsellor. Michele worked for seven years at The Priory Hospital in Roehampton and was the Addictions Treatment Manager until August 2017. She has considerable expertise in sourcing therapeutic solutions for a varied client base, specialising in addictions, for over a decade. In addition, Michele has experience working with family members of addicted people and couples. She helps clients achieve the changes they want to see - through short, solution-focused counselling or longer-term psychotherapy. Michele is based in Mayfair (central London) and in Richmond and Hampton (south-west London). She offers Skype therapy sessions as well as face-to-face sessions.
Stephanie is BACP registered with over 11 years’ experience as a therapist and programme manager in the field of addiction and developmental trauma. She has worked for the Priory Group for 4 years and is currently the Addiction Treatment Programme Manager at their Roehampton Hospital.
Steph spent 6 years working in for a charity in the prison service pioneering addiction treatment programmes and received a Butler’s Trust Award in 2013 for excellence in providing therapeutic services in prisons.
Stephanie also has experience of working with children and young people with behavioural and substance misuse issues in schools and youth offending services. She also has experience of supporting family and friends of addicts.
Stephanie trained at The Meadows in Arizona and has facilitated trauma reduction group workshops and works one to one with developmental trauma and co-dependency.
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