Brad Oneil, CCAC, ASAT
Brad is a Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor and a Sex Addiction Therapist (trained by the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals) and studied at the University of Liverpool and Mount Royal University.
Brad is the Program Director at Recovery Calgary. Previously, he spent 5 years organizing and assisting with the delivery of a 4 day group therapy program dealing with Family Systems, Codependency and Addiction issues.
He worked extensively with Dr. Fred Downing who developed the family program for the Meadows Treatment Centre in Wickenburg, AZ. and later in private practice specializing in Family of Origin issues and Abuse.
Brad has been involved with the delivery of addictions based programs for young offenders and works with youth and adults who are re-integrating into society after incarceration.
Brad develops and delivers Stage 2 recovery workshops in Codependency, Trauma and Shame Resiliency, works One on One with individuals and is experienced in Interventions.
In addition to his work with Recovery Calgary, Brad facilitates groups for a private Addiction Continuing Care Program in Calgary and volunteers his time mentoring people struggling with addictions as well as facilitating 5th steps for many of the recovery houses and treatment facilities in Calgary.
Peter Sheridan, CCAC, Certified Grief Counsellor
Pete is a Canadian Certified Addictions Counsellor and a Certified Grief Counsellor
Pete started his career as a RCMP officer and was stationed in various communities throughout Saskatchewan. He left the force to pursue a career in Real Estate. During that time he became active in politics and served as the Executive Assistant to the Minister of Environment and Minister of Indian and Metis Affairs.
Pete became involved in the recovery community in 1992 and since that time has displayed his passion for working with young people by working with youth and young adults with alcohol and drug problems.
Pete is active in the Life Recovery ministry at Central United Church, taking on a leadership role as well as counselling and doing 5th steps for many of the recovery houses in Calgary.
Pete leads the Prison Ministry at Central United Church and volunteers as a mentor at the Calgary Young Offenders Centre as well as mentoring youth after their release into the community. He also teaches Literacy and Parenting in the Calgary Remand Centre.
Pete also works with the Calgary Drug Treatment Court as a Case Manager. He sponsors several young men in recovery, guiding them through their recovery and working their steps. Over the years Pete has conducted many Interventions, worked On one One with people and facilitated numerous groups.