Chris Burn joined Castle Craig in 1988 as Financial Director and retrained as a specialist addictions therapist in 1994. Chris formerly trained and worked as a Chartered Accountant in London, Paris and Malta and ran a hotel in the Scottish Borders.
Chris ran the Gambling Addiction Programme at Castle Craig for many years. After retiring in 2016 he remained involved with Castle Craig as a consultant therapist and part of the editorial team. He wrote three books about recovery which are sold in our bookshop and are popular with our patients:
Poetry Changes Lives – a page-a-day book of history, poetry and inspiration
Pulp Verses – examining writing as a therapeutic tool
He now divides his time between London and the Scottish Borders and is married with three children and five grandchildren.