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Challenging the Conventions of Addiction and Recovery


In Review Show seven, George Williams talks to Peter Bentley, founder of Intuitive Recovery, a re-education or self-recovery method that doesn’t require treatment or long term support, and relies solely on the inner reserve of the individual. The interview challenges…

Step By Step Progress to Recovery


In Review Show six, George Williams talks to Amanda Thomas from Western Counselling about their version of the twelve steps and the benefits of long term after-care, and is joined by graduate Clare Gee who shares her experience of the programme.…

Camino Recovery


Family involvement improves long term recovery George talks to Don Lavender of Camino Recovery about its 12 step programmes, and the particular success of its family therapy. Involving the family in confronting addiction and mental health problems has been shown to…

Relationship Alive, Duane and Catherine O’Kane


Inexcess were lucky to catch Duane and Catherine O’Kane, founders of Clearmind International, on their recent visit to Liverpool. We couldn’t resist to chance to talk to the two relationship gurus about the workshop they were delivering called Relationship Alive –…

Dual Diagnosis


Inexcess producer Roger Appleton joins Brendan Georgeson at Walsingham House in the heart of Bristol, to discuss complexities of Dual Diagnosis. Many people trapped in addiction have problems more than the substances they use; many suffer with mental illness/disorders as well.…

George Williams interviews Judy Collins


George recently caught up with American singer songwriter Judy Collins. Judy had a long battle with alcoholism, using alcohol as a crutch to help her deal with the pressures of fame, but having been to a rehab centre, she has…

Rosanna O’Connor, NTA, Interview


Rosanna O’Conner of the NTA talks to Inexcess about the direction and future of the NTA. For many years Rosanna was a service provider before she joined the NTA, she now plays a role as their Director of Delivery, overseeing the…

Frustrated creatives in recovery


In recovery many people report an increase in energy, a need to be active and often people begin to re-connect with the creative side of their make-up. So Trevessa is going in search of ways to tap into that creativity. She…

2010, Byron Katie Interview parts 1 & 2


“I thought suicide and death were the only way out.” When Katie came to Liverpool to do “the Work” as part of the Road to Recovery Event we caught up with her at the Hope Street Hotel. Katie caused quite a…

Interview with John Varley, Barclays Bank


Ed Mitchell speaks to John Varley, Chief Executive of Barclays Bank, discussing the role and responsibilities that big organisations have towards society and disadvantaged groups. Barclays have a policy of helping such groups, including those in recovery or addiction. Part 1 -…