Our Team


Danielle Robinson

Service Manager 

BA HONS Combined Social Sciences with a Specialism in Sociology, Substance Misuse Practitioners Award, Diploma in Health and Social Care

 Danielle has spent over 15 years working in the field of substance misuse. Her roles have included Practitioner, Detox and Rehabilitation Lead, Case Manager and in her last role managed both the Brief Intervention and Harm Reduction Services within the Bolton Substance Misuse Service.


Adrian Guffogg

Addiction Specialist

Member of the Federation of Drug & Alcohol Practitioners (FDAP), Behavioural Couple’s Therapist, EDI Diploma in Health and Social Care, Management of Substance Misuse Award.

 Adrian occupied the role of Psychosocial Practitioner for numerous years within Substance Misuse Services. He was a key part of a small team that was implemented to work with complex individuals covering combined issues of substance misuse, mental health, criminal justice and housing. The team was recognised for its work and became an award winning service. He is also a certified and experienced Behavioural Couple’s Therapist.



Senior Practitioner  

Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society, First Class Double Honours Degree Psychology and Community Studies, Member of the Federation of Drug & Alcohol Practitioners (FDAP), NCFE Substance Misuse and Mental Health Award.

 Tina’s practice in the field of addiction and recovery has provided her with extensive experience of co-ordinating the recovery journey of individuals and families affected by substance misuse and affiliated issues. Tina is skilled and experienced in the delivery of a variety of interventions, techniques and approaches to support the recovery process.  


Darren Riley

Support Worker

NVQ L3 Occupational health and safety, NCFE Substance misuse and mental health award.  

 Darren is experienced in working with individuals and families affected by substance misuse within a community substance misuse service. He has also co-lead and facilitated a specialist group aimed at veterans for whom have suffered issues with substance misuse.  


Steven Downs

Addiction Specialist

Member of the Federation of Drug & Alcohol Practitioners (FDAP), BA Hons in Historical & Political studies, EDI Health & Social Care, and Level 2 Counselling Concepts.

 Steven has dedicated many years developing his skills in various roles, these include Assertive Outreach, Psychosocial and Brief Interventions. Steven has specialist knowledge in Twelve Step and Smart Recovery. Steven has extensive knowledge which he has used to deliver bespoke packages to Employers and Professionals throughout Bolton.


Holistic Therapy Team

Our holistic therapy team are all vastly experienced and certified in their field of expertise.

These include:

Reiki Masters





Spiritual Healing

(Please note: some of the above services may be added as an additional extra to the standard treatment package)

Lesley kelly - YOGA

Lesley Kelly is a fully insured Yoga Instructor qualifying under the bodies of Yoga alliance and Independent Yoga Network and teaches in the North West.  Lesley was first drawn to meditation and working with the breath to deal with stress and an inability to feel centred and calm. This naturally lead her on to her yoga path and Lesley focuses deeply on the relation, steadiness, and harmony of body and mind that yoga has to offer.


When required we utilise a range of certified BACP Registered Counsellors to meet individual specific need.

Many of our team have personal experience of addiction and recovery
and all are suitably qualified and experienced in their roles.