Vesta Family

Trying to cope with a loved one’s drug or alcohol use? I offer a discreet and effective service for family members who need help to reduce stress and to live a better life. Whether you have just found out about a loved one’s substance use, it has been going on for years, or you need help with their recovery, you won’t be judged. This programme is for you and I can help. 



Usually 12- 16 weeks


Who is the programme for?


Based on the evidence based Parents and Carers Training (PACT) model of support by Phil Harris, this programme is for family members living with a loved one’s drug or alcohol use who would like support to:

* Learn coping strategies to respond to your loved one’s addiction or recovery

* Reduce stress and increase resilience

* Improve your quality of life

* Support yourself and your loved ones into recovery


Programme Content


1. About you

2. About your loved one

3. Understanding substance use and recovery

4. Making connections

5. Rewarding your loved one when sober

6. Communication techniques

7. Disabling enabling behaviours

8. Withdrawing when your loved one uses

9. Resilience and strengths

10. Getting your loved one into treatment

11. Supporting recovery

12. Celebrate your successes


How we work together


I offer this on a one to one basis via Zoom, and also through an online group work programme.
I will provide you with a discreet, personalised, friendly and professional service with fantastic support.




This programme is priced from £497 for 12 weeks of online group sessions. There are options for online and face to face one to one support. For sessions in Manchester, the family home or a venue of your choice, we can discuss your requirements in your consultation.


How to access support


I can provide services online using Zoom (don’t worry if you don’t know what this is! I’ll help!), face to face in Manchester, UK, or at your home if you live within an hours drive from Manchester. 


What next?


I offer a free 30 minute consultation, where you can get to know a little about me and I can help you to get the support you need to live a better life.

Contact me to book in a friendly chat.