Chris holds the position of centre manager here at Oasis recovery Communities Runcorn. He has over ten years’ experience in the field of addiction working across various areas including detox units, residential rehabilitation centres and day programmes, during which time he also studied towards a degree in Law. Chris holds a Diploma in Psycho-Dynamic Counselling and an NVQ Level 5 in Management and Leadership.
Chris is extremely passionate about the service delivered within our rehab clinic and thrives on the challenges involved in his day-to-day role. His professional qualities and honest desire to give our clients the best possible treatment available, is reflected in how the centre is run and its ethics. Chris also has personal experience of addiction and combines this with his knowledge and qualifications to deliver an addiction treatment service of the highest calibre.
Terry came to work at Runcorn with impressive credentials and an inspiring passion for his work. He completed 6 years in higher education in 1991 to gain a BA Honors degree. Following this, he completed a Postgraduate Diploma in cross-cultural counselling and therapy. Previously he has worked with vulnerable adults in St. Anne’s detox unit in Leeds.
Terry also has worked many years in the field of addiction treatment. Predominantly, he has previously worked with young adults with addiction problems in the criminal justice system.
Terry has been working in residential rehabs as a counsellor since 2008 and came to us with a wealth of experience and skills. He now holds the position of Senior Counsellor at our clinic and over sees the counselling team. We consider Terry to be a very talented individual who has the ability to help the most complex and dysfunctional of clients. He takes his role very seriously, as has experienced years of addiction and the destructive associated behaviours.
Matt has been working at Oasis recovery communities Runcorn since 2014 and has been continuously working in the field of addiction treatment for the past 7 years. Matt specialises in delivering our “Strengths” programme and holds a degree in Counselling. He also facilitates the SMART groups held at our clinic.
Matt has the added benefit of overcoming his own personal battle with addiction and started out working as a recovery worker. He is living proof of what can be achieved with dedication and hard work and provides inspiration and an excellent role model for our clients.
Matt is compassionate and caring, but will also challenge our clients in order to bring out the best in them. He believes that no matter what background you come from, every alcoholic/addict has the potential to change and achieve their goals and dreams in life, free from addiction.
Senior Support Worker
Alle has continuously worked in the field of addiction treatment for the past 6 year, and hold the position of Senior Support Worker at our clinic, which she has held for the past 3 years.
Alle has her own personal experience of addiction and uses her understanding and experience to help and inspire our clients. She has an unwavering passion for helping the still suffering to recover from the illness of addiction. Holding a first class B.A Honors in Educational Studies with English Literature means she is able to help our clients excel and inspire and assist them into basic/further education as part of their long term self improvement plan.
Alle is responsible for facilitating some of the groups held at the clinic, leading the support team and also providing support to the Counselling team. She is a talented and dedicated individual and very much respected by her co-workers and clients alike.
Ian began working in the field of addiction over 10 years, and his experience within addiction has been based in the Community and Residential Services before joining the team here at Oasis Runcorn earlier this year.
Ian began his journey working with vulnerable adults as a peer mentor for CRI. He was then given an opportunity to work as a support worker in a residential rehabilitation centre called Kairos Community Trust. Ian was also given an opportunity to work as a support worker for a local Drug & Alcohol Service based in Wandsworth called WDP (Westminster Drug Project), managing a busy drop in centre & the recruitment of volunteers. From there Ian went on to work for Blenheim where he eventually managed and developed a large case load of DRR/ATR clients in liaison with the Westminster Probation Service to help lead the way with innovative ideas in moving the ever changing sector of Criminal Justice forward.
Rebecca is the newest member to join the team at Oasis since April 2017, having previously attended the centre as a client in 2015.
She was successful in her treatment, and since then has volunteered in the drug & alcohol field with Lifeline Sefton, Sefton CVS and worked at Independence Initiative in Bootle. Rebecca has a degree in Economics, and is currently studying Level 3 Counselling.
Sarah has been in recovery for over 10 years and consistently working in the field of addiction treatment for the past 7 years.
Sarah has been working with us since 2014 and thoroughly enjoys the day-to-day challenge of helping those suffering from addiction. She is a skilled and committed member of our team and holds a Level 3 NVQ in Health and Social care.
Gordon has been working in the field of addiction treatment and recovery for the past 6 years and personally understands the nature of addiction. Gordon has a wealth of experience having been working at Runcorn as a Support Worker since it began in 2014.
Gordon enjoys helping other people to achieve total abstinent recovery and supporting them with their everyday needs. Gordon is an experienced member of the Support team and has an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social care, which enables him to combine his personal experience and education to assist our clients in the recovery process.
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