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Video: Nick Barton and Kirby Gregory


Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

On the last day of UKESAD we invited Nick Barton and Kirby Gregory into our studio to talk about their presentation on Thursday that was titled What’s culture got to do with it?

Nick Barton is CEO of Action on Addiction, and a founding member and trustee of the European Association for the Treatment of Addiction. He was a member of the Independent Healthcare Association’s Mental Health Committee and was a trustee of the Nelson Trust. He has developed substance-misuse training to industry, provided consultancy to set up treatment centres abroad, and advised government agencies. Nick holds a MA in clinical psychology.

Kirby Gregory is director of client services for Action on Addiction, working with both state and private-sector markets. He has extensive experience developing addiction-treatment services and their staff, having also worked in first- and second-stage residential treatment centres, as a counsellor, supervisor and manager. He trained as a counsellor at Clouds, to postgraduate diploma level and is a UKDP-registered cognitive analytic psychotherapist and supervisor.

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Category: Industry Duration: 19:01


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