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 condition of addiction 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 see 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 held a senior therapists position on the Roehampton Priory addiction treatment programme as well as being associated with the Cottonwood du Tuscon 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 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 and 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 North London Priory.
Originally from the USA, Kathleen began her career as an academic scientist at the Medical Schools of the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University and for over 15 years was the recipient of national and international research, career development and visiting scientist awards.
After moving to Europe with a growing family, Kathleen’s trajectory led to work with a non-profit organization focused on helping expatriates integrate into Brussels and from there to a 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 6 years. She utilises an integrative therapeutic approach and as a trained acupuncturist incorporates Aricular acupunctureas part of her treatment for substance addiction.
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