nIf you are struggling to cope with a loved one’s drug or alcohol use, then the 5-Step Method is for you. This is a short programme which has been proved to support family members to cope in their own right. This is for you to get the information and advice you need to live a better life.



6 weeks


Who is the programme for?


This is a short programme for family members affected by a loved one’s substance use and/or gambling. It supports families in their own right, regardless of whether their loved one is currently using drugs or alcohol. It also supports families to cope with a family member’s drug or alcohol using behaviour with a focus on themselves, not the person using drugs or alcohol. 


Programme Content


1. Introduction, assessment and goal setting

2. Getting to know you and the problem

3. Providing you with relevant information

4. Exploring how you respond and cope

5. Exploring and enhancing social support

6. Identifying further needs and referring on for further help


How we work together


This is a structured and evidence based programme developed by Addiction and the Family International Network (AFINET). It is a 6-week programme and aims to reduce stress and pressure for family members living with a loved one using substances.

I will provide you with a discreet, personalised, friendly and professional service with fantastic support.




This programme is priced from £497.


How to access support


I provide one to one support 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. Alternative support can also to be tailored to meet your needs.


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.