Irene is an expert with lived experience (Peer Supporter) at a low-threshold intervention for people addicted to drugs. Irene also has a formal education as a psychotherapist.
Tell us a bit about yourself and the role which you are currently in?
Tell us about your organisation and the work which it does.
Tell us a little bit about your day to day activities within your role.
Has being a qualified psychotherapist helped you in your current line of work?
What are the main challenges you face within this role?
Do you have a piece of advice for individuals interested in working in this type of evnvironment?
What does life look outside of work for you?
What are the main ways you have benefitted from being part of our Action Trauma Network?
Is there anything else you would like to add?