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Paul Tanner

Live-in Counsellor

Paul Tanner

Paul has been working in the field of addiction for 33 years in various parts of the world. He has a Licenciatura en Psicologia in Spain, Bsc Honours in Psychology in the UK and studies in addiction and co-occurring disorders FIT with Hazelden and Colombia University Psychiatry in USA

As Treatment Director and Clinical Manager Paul has developed and installed treatment programs for residential facilities in Asia and Europe and has a private practice which takes him to work with clients around the world. He enjoys the challenge of working with people of different cultures. He speaks Spanish and Bahasa Indonesian.

Paul is passionate about the huge potential for change that lies just beneath addictions and mental health disorders. He is a ‘learner for life’ and his clinical approach is informed by ground-breaking research in the areas of neuroplasticity and quantum physics.

Beyond the noise of different models and modalities Paul believes that compassion and positive psychology are what best heal and that the therapeutic alliance with clients is easiest found through the language of respect and love.