Lead therapist for addictions at Nightingale Hospital, Addictions therapist
- Behavioural addictions
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Interpersonal difficulties
- Mood disorders
- Alcohol addiction
- Dual diagnosis
- Gambling addiction
Professional qualifications, accreditation and memberships
- Registered Mental Nurse Course
- Diploma in Addiction Studies
- Diploma in Counselling
- BSc (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy
- Post Graduate Psychology Diploma with Merit
- EMDR Training Parts 1 & 2
- MBACP (Accred)
Patrick Maxwell – Professional experience
Patrick Maxwell has had clinical and management experience within the NHS and private mental health settings for the last 30 years, initially as a psychiatric nurse and then as a psychotherapist specialising in addiction.
He has worked extensively on a dual diagnosis programme treating clients with mental health disorders and addiction within acute and community settings.
He is experienced in supporting clients with various psychological difficulties including substance abuse, mood difficulties, interpersonal issues and trauma.
He provides relapse prevention along with short and long-term therapy.
Patrick Maxwell – Personal statement
Patrick believes he is privileged as a therapist to support a client’s choices and curiosity around change. Working in the addiction field enables him to help a person find their authentic self through healing, personal growth and understanding.
“Remain humble and embrace all the possibilities recovery can bring”.