Jackie Daverson is an addictions therapist who specialises in drugs, alcohol, gambling and compulsive behaviours. Jackie employs a humanistic approach which recognises personal strengths, creativity and choices in the here and now, inspiring individuals to establish positive change and realise their future potential. Key elements of her approach include, motivational interviewing and behavioural change techniques
In an extensive career spanning 24 years, Jackie has practised in a variety of roles including forensic mental health, criminal justice and public sector organisations. A professional trainer, Jackie delivers drug, alcohol and mental health training nationally to other professionals.
A remote therapist, Jackie utilises an eclectic mix of technology for interventions. She provides a choice of telephone and online (Skype, FaceTime, etc) sessions, and live media text extended brief interventions (WhatsApp, Skype).
Jackie also has specialist interests in anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), autism spectrum disorder (including adult attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder), organic mental health and personality disorders.