Team Members

Philip Baron

Men’s Unit Lead Therapist

  • Over 20 years’ professional experience in addiction treatment;
  • National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counsellors (NAADAC) accredited;
  • Advanced Certificate in Counselling;
  • NLP Certificate;
  • NVQ4 in Leadership and Management in Social Care;
  • Trained in both clinical and management supervision, dual diagnosis/complex needs, presentations and media, serious incidents and risk assessment, and advanced leadership;
  • Specialises in pathological gambling, compulsive sexual addiction, service development, training and regulatory compliance.

Roseanne Boyle

Serenity Unit Lead Therapist

  • Over 13 years’ addiction therapy experience;
  • Qualified with a Diploma in Addictions Counselling from Castle Craig in August 2005;
  • Certified Reality Therapy practitioner;
  • Qualified IC&RC counsellor;
  • COSCA Practitioner Member (Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland);
  • Facilitates the Eating Disorders group.

Nuno Albuquerque

Senior Therapist, Extended Treatment

  • Experienced Addictions Counsellor with over 16 years working in the field internationally;
  • BSc (Hons) in Substance Misuse Management;
  • Diploma in Addictions Counselling & Life Coaching;
  • Supervision & Reflective Practice;
  • International Coach Certification;
  • Motivational Interviewing Practitioners Course;
  • International Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist;
  • Chemical Dependency Counsellor Training Programme.
  • Member of FDAP (Federation of Drug & Alcohol Professionals) since 2004 and from 2008 Nuno also obtained membership at the Certified Coaches Federation.

Gerard Mulroony

Specialist Therapist

  • Over 10 years’ addiction counselling experience;
  • Qualified Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist;
  • Qualified IC&RC counsellor;
  • Registered BACP Member (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy).

Lindsey Wilson


  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacy, University of Strathclyde;
  • PgDip Person-Centred Counselling
  • COSCA & BACP Practitioner Member
  • Several years experience within the community addictions teams in Lanarkshire.
  • Lindsay has a BSc(Hons) in Pharmacy and maintains an interest in pharmacology and the neuroscience of addiction. She is particularly interested in trauma and attachment in relation to recovery.

Denise Kennedy


  • Diploma in Counselling and Diploma in Caring Services.
  • Currently studying towards PostGrad Diploma in Counselling with COSCA Accreditation;
  • Facilitates family therapy, eating disorders group, women’s group;
  • Interest in trauma therapy.

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