Based in Manchester, Bill Stevens works as an addiction counselor and an independent certified intervention professional (CIP). Serving both individual clients and families, he offers interventions at all stages of addiction, offering assistance from assessment to aftercare.
Bill specialises in all types of substance and behavioural addictions including drugs, alcohol, sex, gambling, and others.
Although he mainly works out of his private practice in Cheshire, he has connections with clinics all round the country and has clients all over the UK, Europe, and the rest of the world.
Bill Stevens is the co-founder of RedChair Recovery, where he runs his own private practice. Both face-to-face and virtual sessions are available.
Appointments with him can be made by phone or email, at 0800 530 0012 (UK freephone) or firstname.lastname@example.org, respectively. Potential clients can also inquire via his website, www.redchair.co.uk.
Having 20 years of psychotherapy experience, Bill is well-versed in this field to also train other professionals. He can offer medico-legal assistance as well. You can contact him directly for more information on non-patient services.
Bill is a big fan of ACT (acceptable commitment therapy) and is the founder of the ACT Intervention Model. However, he takes a rather mixed approach to treatment in order to cater the rehabilitation plan to his patients as much as possible.
As someone who places importance on high-quality care, Bill also utilises CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy), Rogerian, and Transactional Analysis, depending on the patient’s needs. Like many professionals, he strongly supports the 12-step approach.
His main intervention method is the Johnson Method and the Systemic Intervention Method, which utilises several approaches at the same time.
Although he labels himself as an interventionist, Bill can play many roles in a person’s addiction recovery. This includes acting as a sober coach, therapist, aftercare guide, and relapse prevention specialist.
Bill previously worked at The Priory Group in Altrincham as an addiction counsellor. Later, took on the role of a sports therapist at Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, helping both the team and staff work on their mental health well-being.
Currently, he works at his own private practice and most recently, he started several contracts with clients employed in TV production.
Bill studied at The Romsey School and City College Manchester. But arguably, most of his knowledge comes from his own personal experience with addiction and training through the AID (Association of Intervention Professionals).
Looking at his resume, you could say Bill has quite a public profile. He has made many appearances on both TV and radio nationwide, and is often mentioned in the press. In addition, he is much welcomed as a speaker at events, where he likes to discuss the topics of drug and alcohol abuse in relevance to the modern world.