The founders of Dual Diagnosis Ireland are:
Eoin is a leading Counsellor/Psychotherapist and lecturer, specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and has worked in the area of mental health for more than 25 years (www.eoinstephens.com). He is known for his work in the field of behavioural addictions, and has a particular interest in the relationship between addictions and mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. He teaches at PCI College, where he was President for more than 10 years, and is a co-founder of the Centre for Addictive & Problematic Behaviours. Eoin has served as Vice-Chairman of both the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and Addiction Counsellors of Ireland. In 2010 he was awarded the IACP Carl Berkeley Award for contributions to Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Carol Moore is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland with 20 plus years of experience, first as an accountant in practise, then 13 years with Eircom in a variety of different assignments. She has been operating as a management consultant since 2000 in the public and private sector. Currently she is CEO of Lifewise, which delivers online alcohol misuse services. She was a non executive director of Mental Health Reform and CORU, the Social Workers Registration Board. She has post graduate qualifications in social science and education and a masters in psychology with a special interest in addiction. She is also a trained mediator
Angela has an honours degree in counselling and psychotherapy and has completed a certificate in community addiction studies. She is currently doing counselling work with people with addiction and mental health issues. Her specific research focus is mental health and addiction services in Ireland with a focus on dual diagnosis.