Nicole Grilo

Addictions Therapist

The Priory Hospital Southampton (staff)

Hythe Road
SO40 4WU

Sat nav postcode: SO40 4DA

Location telephone: 023 8084 0044

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Nicole Grilo

Nicole has experience of working as a counsellor for an adult structured treatment programme and young person’s drug harm reduction programme.

She has also been a trainer for counsellors and support workers in nutrition and counselling and a counsellor for process addictions and drug and alcohol addiction in her own private practice.

Extensive experience in:

  • Recovery planning
  • One-to-one counselling
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Mindful-Based Relapse Prevention
  • Cognitive Therapeutic Relapse Prevention
  • Interpersonal Group Therapy
  • Psycho-education workshops
  • Recovery capital

Nicole is fluent in both English and Portuguese.

Prevent Training 2016; Sexual Health 2016; Common Assessment Framework (CAF) 2016; Child Sexual Exploitation Level 3 2015; Domestic Violence Level 1; Risk Management 2015; Information Governance 2015; Challenging Behaviour 2015; Safeguarding Adults Awareness 2014; Mental Capacity Act, The Legislation 2014; The Legal Highs Phenomenon 2014; Recovery Planning 2014; Recording Skills and Report Writing Adult Services 2013; Safeguarding Children Level 3 2013; Health and Safety 2013; Childhood Eating Disorders and Obesity 2011; Emotional Freedom Technique Level 1 2011.

BACP (registered)

FDAP (accredited)

BSc (Hons) Addictions Counselling 2:1 (incorporating Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Person-centered therapy, Relapse Prevention, Treatment Planning and Mindfulness)