Alex Hamlyn

Founder and Director of Houghton House 

If you want to stop using, you are going to have to stop using

Alex Hamlyn is an internationally recognised expert in addiction rehabilitation.

Since 1995 Alex has been involved with several prominent addiction recovery practices and held road shows, seminars, training programmes, authorship and advisories on the field of addiction rehabilitation.

As a certified member of the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counsellors (NAADAC) and an accredited addictions counsellor in the United Kingdom Professional Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counsellors (UKPCBADC) since 2000, Alex is well qualified to handle virtually any substance abuse case.

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Alex specialises in the field of group work with addicted populations and has been running groups for over 20 years. He maintains that group work is one of the most powerful dynamics available in psychotherapy and deals with the underlying motives and involvements of addiction relapse and recovery.

He currently provides counselling and group treatment services from the recovery facilities where he supervises and coaches numerous addiction counsellors both inside and outside of the Houghton House Group.

Alex also trains counsellors, human resources departments, medical professionals, student counsellors and a number of other professionals including doctors studying at the University of the Witwatersrand School of family medicine, through a series of specialised courses namely 12 Core Functions of Addiction Counselling and Counselling the Addicted Communities.

Alex has walked the harrowing road of heroin and crack cocaine addiction into recovery and has remained clean and motivated since 1994 and continues to be active and supportive both inside and outside of the substance abuse community. See the Youtube video Here or click the image

Alex has walked the harrowing road of heroin and crack cocaine addiction proving you can come back

Meet him on Facebook at “Friends of Houghton House” or at Linked in – Alex Hamlyn  Director – The Houghton House Group | LinkedIn as well as meetings of CA (Cocaine Anonymous), NA (Narcotics Anonymous), AA (Alcoholics Anonymous), where he still contributes regularly.

Alex Hamlyn and co-director Dan Wolf have worked together for over ten years at Houghton House Group of Treatment Centres, providing effective and successful treatment for substance abuse and psychological issues involving drug addiction, alcohol addiction,  gambling addiction and sex addiction.

Houghton House has been in operation for over 25 years.

Or go to the Alex Hamlyn website 

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Certifications: click to see  >> NAADAC; UKPCBADC <<
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