Over the years PCP has built a multi-disciplinary team of Doctors, Nurses (RGN/RMN), qualified counsellors and support workers who are all committed to providing the best possible support and treatment for every individual that walks through our doors. Here are some of our key people:
Perry Clayman, Managing Director
Perry is the founder of PCP and took an active role in the management of the organisation from 2011. Since then the service has grown from 20 beds in our Luton treatment centre, to 4 treatment centres with 70 beds and a Third-stage housing project with 80 beds. Perry is passionate about recovery and liaises with family members to coordinate admissions, often sharing his own experience to help people when they first come into treatment.
James Peacock, Services Manager
James has worked in the addictions field for over 12 years and has training in CBT, Motivational Interviewing and SFBT, as well as a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care. James works closely with Nicky to ensure that PCP services continuously develop and strongly believes that our residents should be at the heart of service delivery – ‘They are the people using the service, let’s listen and learn from their experiences’
Nicky Meux, Compliance Manager
Nicky has worked as a Registered Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for over 25 years as both clinician and senior manager. Nicky is registered with the NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) as well as BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and has worked in a number of different settings including NHS, GP surgeries, community drug and alcohol services and private practice. Nicky shares our passion for delivering best practice and a culture of learning, development and change.
Chris Aitken, Second & Third Stage Manager
Chris co-founded the PCP Housing Charity along with Perry and has also developed and redesigned PCP’s secondary programme. Chris is responsible for coordinating these services across our 4 locations. Chris is highly skilled in training staff as well as auditing and improving the quality of care planning.
Dr Olalekan Otulana MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP, DFSRH, MFMLM, FRSPH
Ola is PCP’s longest-serving Doctor and has been pivotal in our expansion over the 5 years he has been working with us. Ola is a GP with Specialist Interest in Substance Misuse and extremely experienced in the medical treatment of substance misuse and detoxification. Ola works in a person-centred way to take into account previous patient experience of detox and feedback is always positive of his approach and care.
Dr Paul Heenen MB BCh BAO Dip Obs
Dr Heenan has been a local GP in Clapham for 20 years and is experienced in managing cases involving simple and complex substance dependency. He is also Mental Health Lead in his practice and has recently been appointed Mental Health Lead for Lambeth CCG.
Dr Rob Hampton MB ChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DipOccMed, GPSI in Offender Health and Substance Misuse, GPSI in Pain Management
Rob is a vastly experienced GP with a specialist interest in substance misuse. Rob works for a variety of agencies within the Leicester drug and alcohol partnership and is responsible for the management of detoxification at PCP Leicester.
Michael Toner, Registered Manager, Leicester
Michael has been working with PCP since its inception in 2005 and is a qualified counsellor. Michael says ‘My treatment philosophy is simple: to enable people to find the power within themselves to become free from addiction – we’ll show you how!’
John Wilson, Registered Manager, Chelmsford
John Wilson is a qualified counsellor and the registered manager of PCP Chelmsford with over 10 years experience within the addiction field. John says that “ emotional work for any alcoholic and addict is important, and sometimes we need help to discover what our emotions and feelings are….the good news is that there is a way to help discover the whole person through counselling and the 12 step process”
Susan Fraser, Registered Manager, Clapham
Susan has been working with PCP since 2006 and is a qualified Person Centred Counsellor. Susan has experience working in Community Drug and Alcohol Teams, as well as GP, shared care services. Susan’s therapeutic approach helps clients start a process of accepting themselves as they are which helps bring about a change of attitude and perception.
Georgina Storey, Substance Misuse Nurse – Luton
Georgie is a Registered Nurse specialising in substance misuse for over 15 years with experience in a variety of settings, such as Criminal Justice, Hospital Liaison and community prescribing services. Georgie has developed excellent pathways within our community to promote the physical and mental health well-being of our clients.
Steph Garrett, RN DIP HE, Substance Misuse Nurse – Leicester
Steph has worked as a Registered Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for 5 years specialising solely in the medical management of detoxing clients from alcohol and/or substances. Steph also has experience in Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Jonathan Mettle, Substance Misuse Nurse – Clapham
Jonathan first qualified as a learning disability Nurse in 1995 and has many years of experience in neuro-disabilities. Jonathan then registered as a Mental Health Nurse in 1997 and has 12 years of experience working as a substance misuse Nurse, working in a variety of settings such as Prison and community treatment. He holds RCGP qualifications in substance misuse and the management of alcohol and drugs in Primary Care.
Jan Farquharson, Senior Counsellor, Luton
Jan is an experienced counsellor and CBT Therapist. Jan has worked with PCP for 7 years and has extensive experience of working in community drug and alcohol services. Being in recovery herself she believes that the 12 step programme along with an integrative therapeutic approach gives a holistic approach to treating addiction