Meet our team of addiction specialists
Our excellent international reputation allows us to attract the best addiction treatment experts. Extensive knowledge and years of experience in treating the complex disease of addiction has given our highly skilled and fully accredited team a deep understanding of all aspects of addiction and the recovery process.
Jarrod Weir – Counsellor
Jarrod is a certified addictions counsellor with a passion for recovery. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Psychology at Victoria University, Melbourne, where he is focusing on neuropsychology and cognitive psychology. Jarrod hopes to further this course of study with PhD research in the area of addiction and compulsive behaviours.
Jarrod has experience working with clients across a vast range of addictions, both substance and process, and believes in a holistic approach to addiction recovery. He advocates an evidence-based approach to recovery, including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), modern and traditional mindfulness and exercise-based approaches. Jarrod believes that simply stopping addictive behaviours is only the first step in long-term recovery, and believes that by helping clients to have a happier and more fulfilling life, their recovery will truly be something to be proud of.
Andrea Murray – Counsellor
Andrea holds a master’s degree in counselling from Monash University. She is currently pursuing a degree in psychology and is soon to be a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). She further holds registration with AHPRA and the Australian Counselling Association.
Andrea previously lived in Singapore where she worked as a counsellor and gained significant experience in addiction counselling and treatment. She knows the issues of those struggling with addiction can be complex but rewarding. Supporting individuals through treatment and recovery is a life-changing experience that she sees is worth every effort.
Andrea also works with partners and family members as she helps her clients from a medical, behavioural and emotional perspective. She uses a range of treatment modes including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), person centred, psychodynamic and narrative therapies.
Cameron Brown – Clinical Director
Cameron Brown is a Registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner’s Registration Board. He has almost a decade of experience working with substance abuse and addiction. Cameron has worked in residential rehabilitation on the Gold Coast, Queensland providing one-on-one counselling and facilitating group sessions for people struggling with addiction, especially those with a dual diagnosis. He has worked with The Cabin Addiction Services Group since 2011, where he currently provides consultation and follow up care for Australia-based clients.
Cameron also speaks to professional groups regarding addiction and has spoken at the Australian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) in addition to numerous other private and not for profit organisations including AA Victoria.
Cameron currently owns and manages a private practice in Australia (with an online presence) which focuses on recovery from addiction, substance abuse and mental illness in the community. He focuses his practice on an evidence base which indicates that addiction is a whole person problem involving psychological, biological and social components. Cameron primarily utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques and has a strong interest in existential, acceptance-based approaches and mindfulness approaches.
Alastair Mordey – Programme Director, The Cabin
Alastair Mordey (BA Hons, FDAP) is one of the founding members of The Cabin Group. He is a certified and accredited drug and alcohol professional with over 15 years of experience working in the treatment field.
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