Board of Directors

  • Peter J McCann, MA, Chairman
  • PA:  June Beevers, Personal Assistant to Peter McCann
  • Dr Margaret Ann McCann, MB BCh, BAO, Chief Executive Officer
  • PA: Lucy Douglas, Personal Assistant to Dr. McCann, MA (Hons.)
  • Dominic McCann, MA (Hons)
  • Dr Michael G McCann, MD, MA, DIH, MFOM
  • John L McCann BA, ACIS
  • Frances Beek

Senior Management Team

Medical Director

  • Professor Jonathan Chick, MA (Cantab), MPhil, MBChB, DSc, FRCPsych, FRCP

Development Director

  • Dominic McCann, MA (Hons)

 Head of Finance

  • Daniel Gouws, MBA, CIMA, Dip.Bus.Man

Treatment Coordinator

  • Dr Glynis Read, BSc Hons, Ph.D., MSc in CBT & Eating Disorders, BABCP Accredited, Hazelden Certified Addiction Counsellor, ICADC, RT, COSCA Accredited, COSCA Accredited Trainer (Diploma Level), EMDR Europe Approved Practitioner, PG Cert. in Supervision, EEATS Accredited Supervisor.

Medical Staff

Associate Medical Director

  • Dr Maria Kelly,  MBChB, DipPsych, MRCPsych

Consultant Psychiatrists

  • Dr Florian Kaplick, MD, PhD

Resident Medical Officer

  • Dr Simona Markovits, MD
  • Dr Ognyan Lambov Trendafilov, MD

Head Nurse

  • Dawn Dixon, RGN, RMN

Senior Staff Nurses

  • Duncan Dewar, RGN, SVQ4 Health & Social Care Management
  • Guy Heath, RMN
  • Louise Spencer, RGN
  • Karen Watson, RGN

Staff Nurses

  • Leanne Raeburn, RMN
  • Sharon Lacey, RGN
  • Janette Burrell, RGN
  • Wendie Gibson, RGN
  • Ewa Raton, RGN
  • Gillian Aitken, RGN
  • Anca Sirbu, RGN
  • Adrian Woods, RMN

Senior Health Care Assistant

  • Donna Campbell, SVQ2 Health and Social Care

Health Care Assistants

  • Diane McGinn, SVQ3 Health and Social Care
  • Liz Robertson, SVQ3 Health and Social Care
  • Margaret Nelson

Therapy Staff

Head Therapist

  • José Lopes Pereira, Dip., FDsc and Bsc Hon. Addiction Counselling, Msc Counselling, MBACP

Senior Therapists

  • Phillip Baron, NCAC. (Men’s Unit Lead, Extended Treatment Facility)
  • Roseanne Boyle, ICADC*, Dip. Addiction Counselling (Castle Craig), COSCA Practitioner Member, RT. (Serenity Unit Lead, Extended Treatment Facility)
  • Aureol Gillan, Equine Therapist, IC&RC,  RT. Practitioner.
  • Mark Abrami, ICADC*, Dip. Addiction Counselling (Castle Craig), PG Cert in Psychotherapy, MSc in Drug & Alcohol Studies, COSCA Practitioner. (Therapeutic Coordinator of Executive Programme)


  • William Allan, MSc Drug & Alcohol Studies
  • Felix de By
  • Kane Duffy
  • Paul Durkin, MIAAAC, Dip. Psych. (UU), Dip. Addiction Counselling, Dip. Addiction Studies, ICADC*, Hazelden Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT).
  • Teri Lyn Fairnie, MNC Mental Health Counselling
  • Jim Ferguson,  Master of Counselling
  • Louise Forrest, COSCA Diploma, BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • Denise Kennedy, Diploma in Counselling, Diploma in Caring Services.
  • Tony Marini, HNC Counselling, PgDip Counselling.
  • Gerard Mulrooney, Dip. Counselling and Groupwork.
  • Frank O’Hare
  • Josh O’Neill, BABCP Practitioner Member, Dip. CBT
  • Angela Thomson, Dip. Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Lindsay Wilson, BSc (Hons) Pharmacy, PgDip Person Centred Counselling
  • Victoria Wood, MA (Hons) Psychology, MSc. Forensic Psychology

Recovery Advocates

  • Paul Shannon
  • Charlene Todd

Specialist Practitioners
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Linda Hill, BA (Hons), Dip Counselling, Dip Supervision and Mentoring, MBACP (Snr. accred.), UKRC Reg. Ind. Counsellor, EMDR (Europe) Accredited Consultant, External advisor.

*ICADC, IC&RC, (AODA): International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor, International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse).

Fitness Trainers

  • Joanne Sutherland, NASM Level 3 Personal Trainer, Power-Plate and Yoga trainer
  • David Kilgour, Physical Trainer

Art Group Facilitator

  • Catriona Taylor

Finance Staff

  • Scott Shields, Accountant
  • Paul Valente, Accountant
  • Helen Thomson, Accounts Assistant
  • Patricia Smith, Finance Assistant
  • Theresa McEwan, Finance Assistant

Administrative Staff

Assistant Governance Manager

  • Lucy Douglas, Personal Assistant to Dr. McCann, MA (Hons.)


  • Jillian Johnstone, Admissions Manager
  • Alison Mills, Admissions Officer

Service Development Manager

  • Don Whitaker B.Soc.Sci (Psych.)

HR Manager

  • Janey Lawson

Personal Assistants

  • June Beevers, Personal Assistant to Peter McCann


  • Jennifer Way, Medical Secretary

Information Technology

  • Bruce Tait HND BSc, MBCS, IT Manager


  • Victoria McCann, BA (Hons.), MSc, Communications Manager
  • Andrei Zamfir, Clinical Communications Executive

Transport Manager

  • Tina Walker, Transport Manager

Hospital and Grounds Maintenance

  • Kevin Gay
  • Arek Lukaski
  • Janek Cichomski

Housekeeping Department

  • Maureen Crosbie, Deputy Housekeeper
  • Angela Cruise, Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Michelle Ewart
  • Mihaela Bolesch
  • Sharon Donaldson
  • Gemma Dryden
  • Amy Curtis