With over 24 years in the counselling, caring and coaching profession Paul Dorrington is a UK pioneer of IPS (Individual Placement and Support model) of evidence based supported employment in the NHS, working alongside Dr Rachel Perkins OBE and Miles Rinaldi (UK IPS Expert) and remains a IPS service leader in a South London NHS Trust.
Over the last 15 years, he has worked in clinical mental health teams, supporting people with severe and enduring mental health conditions into mainstream employment and business, while helping them to rebuild their working lives and achieve their vocational goals and aspirations.
Around 4 years ago, Paul founded Phoenix Transformational Services with a vision to reach out to people around the world, helping people with mental health conditions achieve what most people take for granted from meaningful vocation - a home, relationships, money , friendships, structure and a life of
meaning beyond mental illness.
Helping professionals understand how important Mainstream employment and social inclusion is in recovery from secondary and primary mental health conditions, the key principles of evidence based supported employment in mental health and examples of good practice.
Professional Theatre 5, 12:30 - 13:00, Thursday 26th