About The Author
Tom Hegarty
Tom has worked in the substance misuse field for 10 years in a number of different settings. Tom is a qualified NLP practitioner and has NVQ’s in Health & Social Care, Team Leading and Management as well as certificates in Counselling. He is currently pursuing further studies in Management and aims to develop his practice further through additional studies in Dual Diagnosis.
Tom has worked in the substance misuse field for 10 years in a number of different settings. Since starting work in our detox Centre in Jan 2010 he has worked his way up from Recovery Coach to the position of Centre Manager which he has now done successfully for 6 years.

Level 5 Diploma in leadership for health and Social care services - Adults Management england. - Tutor care
Managing Safety - Institute of Occupational safety and health
Advanced level apprenticeship in Management - Alliance Sector Skills Councils
level 3 NVQ in Management - Institute of leadership and Management
Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming - NLPTA and Calderdale Adult learning
Dual Diagnosis for Substance Misuse Professionals - Bradford Metropolitan Council
NCFE Level 2 Drug Awareness Studies and their applications - Joseph Priestley College
ABC Level 2 Counselling - Joseph Priestley College

Tom’s previous roles have included working in a supported accommodation environment and also as a Team Leader in a Tier 3 structured day care centre. Tom is a qualified NLP practitioner and has NVQ’s in Health & Social Care, Team Leading and Management as well as certificates in Counselling. He is currently pursuing further studies in Management and aims to develop his practice further through additional studies in Dual Diagnosis.
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