Declan holds a Diploma in Nursing Studies and a BSc (Hons)/DipHE in Substance Use and Misuse studies, obtained in the United Kingdom.
Declan has worked in the field of addiction since 1999. He has worked extensively in both the public and private addiction treatment sectors in the UK and in a wide variety of settings from detox and rehabilitation units to community services and within the criminal justice system. He also has extensive experience in working with clients who have mental health issues or complex needs.
Declan has established and managed his own outpatient addiction treatment service in Cape Town, South Africa.
One of Declan’s key strengths is his adaptability, providing addiction intervention for clients regardless of their circumstances or backgrounds.