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Peter Powis

Clinical Psychologist | BSocSci BA (Hons) Psych, MA Clinical Psych

Peter Powis is a registered clinical psychologist with over 30 years’ experience as a psychotherapist and addictions recovery therapist. In 1998, he co-founded the well-known Stepping Stones treatment Addiction Centre in Kommetjie, serving as its Clinical Director for 12 years. He has also served as director of the Chemical Dependence Programme at Kenilworth Clinic and […]

Ielhaam Petersen Barby

Programme Manager | BA Psych, Dip Counselling SACAP

Ielhaam is a counsellor who has worked in the field of mental health for more than thirteen years and in addiction settings from in-patient primary through to tertiary, outpatient and private counselling. Her experience spans various roles within the mental health field and has enabled a deep understanding of the client’s individual process – from […]

Declan O’Riordan

Clinical Coordinator | Dip Mental Health Nursing, BSc (Hons), DipHE Substance Use UK

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 […]

Damien Fynn

Counselling & Community Manager

Damien’s journey through addiction has equipped him with a unique perspective into the world of addiction. These insights coupled with training at Cape Town’s established rehabilitation facilities has allowed him to develop an aptitude for assisting clients who are in crisis and in need of emotional support. He is passionate about his work in recovery […]

Katelyn Marriott

House Manager | BComm

Katelyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is passionate about Recovery. Katelyn’s journey to recovery began in 2017. Recovery gave Katelyn a life back beyond her wildest dreams and she has a desire to help the addict that still struggles and to give back everything that she has learnt in her journey. Katelyn has been […]

Wayne Bennet

Duty Supervisor

Wayne is 39 years old, and his journey to recovery began in 2001 whern he realised for the first time that his addiction had spiralled out of control and that he was in desperate need of help. Through his struggles and victories over the course of the past 20 years, Wayne has gained invaluable insight […]

Rachael Rumbelow

Group Facilitator | BSocSci Hons Psychology

Rachael completed a BSocSci Honours in Psychology at UCT. This degree has exposed Rachael to various psychological domains, leading to her passion for developmental and social psychology. She is passionate about improving the lives of others. Rachael enjoys working with others towards a common goal. She is hardworking, holds integrity, and does not settle for […]

Tim Hayes

Life Coach

Tim is a life coach. He started this work after he burned out and checked himself into rehab in 2005 – having worked in corporate sales in London until then.  Thereafter, his professional career as a fitness trainer took him him all over the globe, working with people from all walks of life – from […]

Sydney Jeke

Recovery Coach

Sydney hails from Zimbabwe. He is a certified peer recovery coach.  He is passionate about recovery and helping people to find meaning and purpose in life as they emerge from addiction.     Languages: English, Shona

Joaquina Monteiro

Recovery Coach

Joaquina Monteiro is a qualified recovery coach. She has always had a passion for helping others.  She has seen firsthand how recovery coaching opens the way to new patterns of thought, clearer values, needs and desires – all of this leading to more positive ways of being in the world.     Languages: English, Portuguese