Below are links to a couple of videos provided by Spacious Places in Leeds, based around the book, The Chimp Paradox.

Here is an interview with Graham Fell from Spacious Places and The Chimp Management Team (Dr Steve Peters, author of The Chimp Paradox).

Here is a second video, about a play that Spacious Places put on, aimed at the relatives of people in addiction.


The Genesis Processes now have online And DVD trainings for running one-on-one and group sessions. If you haven’t heard of the Genesis Process, here is an introduction.

There are three types of training on offer:

  1. Live one-on-one Relapse Prevention Training. See the website for any upcoming events.
  2. Online one-on-one Relapse Prevention Training. See the website for details
  3. Genesis Change Groups which have a facilitators training included on the DVD’s.


Arnoud Van Asperen, based in the Nederlands can train on a variety of topics including relapse prevention and self-management. He has taught courses on the 12 Steps and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to both clients as well as project workers. Arnoud can train in English and Dutch. He is able to travel to deliver training if expenses are paid.

Husband to Eline, and father of three, he is a member of a reformed Christian church and works at The Hope Project (De Hoop).

Contact: a.vanasperen@dehoop.org



Leeds, United Kingdom

Salary: £50 per hour 2 hours a week

St George’s Crypt are looking to take on two contracted counsellors working two separate two hour sessions a week, Monday’s 10am – 12pm or Fridays 12pm – 2 pm, with service users in active recovery.

They are looking for individuals able to provide a one to one counselling/psycho-therapeutic service to clients of St George’s Crypt’s Growing Rooms alcohol and drug rehabilitation service who have requested help with mental health issues, either independently or through discussion with SGC staff.

Many of these clients will have experienced chronic complex trauma and will require a flexible approach to psychotherapy appropriate to their needs. Presentations will include personality disorder, substance use and psychosis.

Closing date for this vacancy: Monday 6th March 2017

For more information and to apply see their website: http://www.stgeorgescrypt.org.uk/charity/contact-us/vacancies/item/501-part-time-counsellor.html

Rehabilitation Centre Manager

Senior Support Worker (Deputy Manager)

Support Workers

Ipswich, United Kingdom

Do you want to help change the lives of women caught up in addiction?

Talitha Koum are recruiting staff for their specialist female-only residential rehabilitation service set in 2 acres of farmland near Ipswich, Suffolk. The service is due to open later this year and will provide life-changing person-centred support through a purpose-built, therapeutic community. You will be part of a small team that will be instrumental in the planning, team-creation and delivery of the service. This is a rare opportunity to help create a state-of- the-art residential rehabilitation service from the ground up.

For more information and to apply see their website: http://www.talithakoum.org.uk/index.php/vacancies


Host families needed

Hertford, UK

Are you interested in supporting a young person on the road to recovery?

Do you want to make a real difference in the life of someone in need?
Do you live in or near Hertford?
Do you have a spare room in your house?
Are you willing to welcome a young person into your home for a specified period of time?

What does it mean to be a Host?
Providing a stable home environment for a young person(s) for a defined period of time*, so that they can experience being part of family-life and have somewhere to retreat to after the challenges of the intensive therapeutic week-day programme and weekend social activities. *usually up to six months maximum
We believe one of the biggest benefits you will receive is the satisfaction of seeing a young person grow in their confidence, independence and readiness for their onward journey in life

For more information, see this flyer or contact Mark Wood on mark.wood@transitions-rtc.org.uk

To put an opportunity on this page, please email mitha@isaac-international.org