About Me


I have been a therapist and counsellor for over 20 years.

I have a Masters degree in addiction counselling and psychology.

I have a post graduate diploma in therapeutic counselling.

Diploma  in counselling for addictive disorders


I have trained in EMDR (eye movement desensitising and re- processing), PIT training with Pia Mellody at the Meadows, in Arizona. (co-Dependence and family of origin) in intervention(for addictive problems)


I have worked as a treatment director in two rehabilitation clinics, as manager of the addiction unit at the Priory hospital north London, and worked as clinical director of the Kusnacht Practice in Switzerland



My specialist areas of interest are Addiction, Gay and Lesbian, and any childhood trauma leading to anxiety and depression.


Accreditation (NCAC )from Federation of Drug and Alcohol Counsellors .


I look forward to speaking with you to find ways we can work together to help overcome challenges in your life.







Contact  Me




UK: +44 (0) 7810 874135


Switzerland: +41 79 901 36 78





David Smallwood Msc, PG Dip, NCAC



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