Professional Staff

The experienced multi-disciplinary alcohol & drug rehabilitation team of experts at Houghton House

Offering the full spectrum of care including a detox programme, inpatient care, outpatient clinic, and step down services such as aftercare and relapse prevention. Houghton House deals with every spectrum of addiction, Including Gambling addiction  Sex or Porn addiction  Food addiction and related issues.

Dan Wolf

  Dan Wolf, Director of Houghton House Group of Treatment Centres /MA Psych see  – Dan Wolf Psychologist Webpage “The first step is always the most difficult, but also the most rewarding, to take…” Dan Wolf, director of Houghton House Group of Treatment Centres, is a registered psychologist who specialises in dealing with addictive disorders. […]

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Alex Hamlyn

  Founder and Director of Houghton House  Alex Hamlyn / NAADAC; UKPCBADC “If you want to stop using, you are going to have to stop using” Alex Hamlyn is a nationally recognised expert in addiction rehabilitation. Since 1995 Alex has been involved with several prominent addiction recovery practices and participated in numerous road-shows, seminars, […]

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Kenneth Wilson

“Act as if” M.A. Psych. (Natal) Director of Outpatient Services Kenneth is a registered Counselling Psychologist and Executive Coach. His work has included child, adult, couples and group psychotherapy, psychological assessments, and supervision of intern psychologists and lay counsellors. He has specific interests in Addictive Disorders, Chronic Pain and Executive Coaching. In 2007, he established […]

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Dr Hashendra Ramjee

MBBCh – GP with an interest in addiction treatment “A multidisciplinary approach gives people in recovery the best chance of staying clean” Dr Ramjee completed his medical degree at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1997. He worked and trained for two years in the United Kingdom in the field of specialised addiction medicine. He […]

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Dr David Webb

BSc(Hons), MBBCh (Wits), N Cert Ex Sc (HFPA) Associate Personal Website  – Recovery from addiction means learning to live differently Stopping drinking and using drugs is easy. Many of us have done that several times! What, for most of us, is very difficult is to stay stopped. In active addiction, using is not a choice. […]

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Aasiyah Mia

 Unisa Social Work Honours “It’s your road and yours alone others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you” I completed my honours degree at the University of South Africa (Unisa), majoring in social work and criminology. My internship was spent at Sparrow Schools. These schools focuses on enhancing the […]

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Jacqui Russon

BSc. Occupational Therapy (Hons.)  “Every human being has the freedom to change at any instant.” -Viktor Frankl Jacqui completed her honours degree through the University of Cape Town in 2007 and is currently registered as an Occupational Therapist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.  Prior to joining the Houghton House team, Jacqui worked as […]

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Victoria Webster

Clinical Psychologist “If you keep going where you are going, you will end up where you are heading” Victoria completed her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology through the University of Witwatersrand. Victoria has also completed a Masters degree in research psychology at the University of Cape Town. Prior to joining Houghton House in 2015, Victoria […]

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Zippy Gaven

SANC – Professional Nurse “Don’t be hard on yourself… You have taken the first step towards a better life.” Zippy is a South African Council registered professional nurse with over ten years experience in psychiatry and substance abuse nursing. She trained and qualified in 1987 at the George Sterkman Hospital in the former Boputhatswana. She […]

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Sanam Naran

Counselling Psychologist “Recovery is hard. Regret is harder.” Whilst studying towards her bachelor’s degree, Sanam became interested in subfields such as developmental and community psychology, personality pathology, and psychological assessment. It was this interest that led her to enroll for courses which she found particularly stimulating upon commencing with her honours degree, namely, personality and […]

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Ashley Wilkinson

Admissions Co-ordinator The boy bent down to pick up another starfish, smiling as he threw it back into the sea. He replied, “I made a huge difference to that one!” Ashley is a trainee counsellor who has worked at Houghton House for over two years. Prior to her appointment as admissions co-ordinator she was responsible […]

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