... is head of international relations at Yes We
Can Youth Clinics, a specialised treatment centre
for 13-25 year olds suffering from addictions,
behavioural disorders and related behavioural
problems. He previously built a conglomerate of
schools, representing agencies all over the world,
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then trained in in psychology and systemic coaching.
JD, CAS, ICADC, ICCJP, ICCDP, LADC, DCC
... is vice president of International Certification
& Reciprocity Commission, which has 50,000
members worldwide. She is a trainer/consultant
for Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and
wrote the Matrix Model Manual for Criminal
Justice Settings, among others. She is president & CEO of Addiction
Solutions, an international company providing training and consulting
in substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders and criminal justice.
Clients include CSAT, SAMSHA, Bureau of Justice, FBI and Fortune 500
companies and hospitals in 45 states, France, Australia, New Zealand, S
Africa, Canada, Mexico, England, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Bermuda.
BA, MDiv, CADAC, CSAC
... has worked in intervention and counselling
with individuals and family systems since 1980
and now runs Camino Recovery, regularly holding
Healing the Family workshops. He has been a
licensed/certified counsellor for the State of
Arizona as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Addictions Counselor and
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. He has been a consultant to
Next Health (Sierra Tucson) in the US, Priory Hospitals in the UK as well
as in Israel (Biet Orin), Beirut and Saudi Arabia (Nour Al-Shorouk).
Rt Hon LORD MANCROFT
... entered the House of Lords in 1988 – and in
1999, he was the 3rd most popular of the 90
hereditary peers elected to remain in the House
of Lords after the House of Lords Act 1999. He
chaired the Addiction Recovery Foundation for
over 18 years alongside Deirdre Boyd as CEO and
is a political campaigner for recovery from addictive behaviours.
MARY JO MATHER
... is CEO of IC&RC, the International Certifiction
& Reciprocity Consortium; representing over
50,000 professionals, IC&RC is the global leader
in the credentialling of prevention, substance use
treatment, and recovery professionals. IC&RC
promotes public protection by setting standards
and developing examinations for the credentialing and licensing of
prevention, substance use treatment, and recovery professionals.
IC&RC has 78 member certification and licensing boards in 48 US states
and territories, four Native American regions, all branches of the US
military and 16 international regions.
MOLLY MATHIESON +
NEW NOTE ORCHESTRA
Molly is founder
and CEO of New
which has three
main aims: to help
people stay sober from drink and drug addiction, to reduce stigma
about it, and to create new and original music of great quality. NNO
was inspired by the Channel 4 documentary Addicts’ Symphony, created
by Molly after spending time with renowned musician James McConnel,
a recovering alcoholic whose teenage son Freddy died from heroin.
James had used music in his own recovery and as a way to heal the pain
of his son’s death. All NNO musicians are in recovery from addiction.
CAROLINE MONTAGU –
COUNTESS of SANDWICH
... has a MA from Cambridge University and
has researched issues round dependency on
prescribed medications, particularly painkillers
and the ‘z drugs’ or benzodiazepines. Her
presentation on this at an earlier Recovery Plus
was so highly rated on delegate evaluation forms that she was invited
back this year. She works closely with the Council for Evidencebased
Psychiatry which also acts as the secretariat for the All Party
Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence. She is a senior
adviser for Women in Business International, among other interests.
JAN WILLEM POOT
... is founder of We Can Youth Clinics in Holland,
for young people suffering from complex
behavioural disorders and/or addictions. Yes
We Can Youth Clinics is the only private clinic in
Europe which specialises in young people (13-25
years old) with complex behavioural disorders,
addictions and related behavioural problems. This year, they are opening
an additional facility catering to growing international demand.
... is president and CEO of Summit Diagnostics/
Summit DNA which prevents diversion and abuse
of prescription drugs through detailed drug
testing, and eliminates unnecessary treatments
and their related expenses. George is also
co-publisher of Recovery Plus journal.