Mick is a BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy) and FDAP (Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals) counsellor.  Police checked (DBS) adult and child counsellor and counselling supervisor. His qualifications include a BA Honours degree in Counselling Psychology, a Foundation degree in Person-Centred Counselling, Certificated CBT, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling Supervision. Mick is experienced in all aspects of addiction and eating disorders, self-harm, understanding depression, and working with young-people . Also completing level 3 training in safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.

Having worked with substance misuse and alcohol dependency for the past 20+ years, Mick has gained valuable experience in helping many addicts and alcoholics break free from their dependencies. Specialising in drug and alcohol dependency, and process addictions. He is also an experienced CAMHS refered youth counsellor with valuable knowledge into a young person’s internalised emotions, self-harm, and BDD (Body Dysmorphic Disorder).

Work experience:

Mick worked as manager of a private Rehabilitation Centre in Surrey, YP (Young Person) counsellor and clinical supervisor for East Sussex Carers.Today, alongside a busy private practice, he currently works as counselling supervisor for the Emmaus charity, clinical group supervisor for the Recovery Project Brighton and group counsellor supervisor for Hove Therapy Rooms and Brighton Therapy Practice.

At a glance what some clients have said:

Mick Green is remarkable; no other Counsellor has been like him or worked before in my experience. I would like my whole family to be able to see him, even they have noticed a large difference in me.’ Malcolm (Substance Misuse/ Depression)

“I am very grateful to have received the counselling. I was severely burned out and this has greatly helped me heal. It was much needed and very skilled.” Lesley (Stressed/Anxious)

“I’m very grateful for this service. It has given me a better understanding of working on my own needs and taking care of myself. I learnt a lot about myself and I now try to limit the feeling of “guilt” which wasn’t helping anyone. Mick Green is a great counsellor and a real asset. The counselling was a lifeline.” Helen (Generalized Anxiety Disorder/ Depression)

“I know how to give the correct support emotionally and physically. It has also helped me to prioritise what is most important. Counselling has allowed me to be open with someone who has an understanding of the concerns I have based on my caring role.” 16 year old Larissa (self-harmed)