George_photo_editGeorge Patriki began reaching out to people with substance abuse issues, soon after exiting the drug culture in 1983. Since 1992, he has developed this commitment into a full time vocation and career as a Dual Diagnosis Consultant on the Gold Coast and throughout Australia.

George has spent countless hours helping thousands of people affected by drug & alcohol issues as well as concurrent mental health.

George is committed to reaching out to people struggling with addictive behaviours, particularly those with severe life controlling problems due to significant trauma. He works in areas of court advocacy, counselling, outreach, running community forums, seminars and recovery groups for drug users (including dual & multiple diagnosis) and their loved ones.

George’s areas of specialty include:

  • Psycho-dynamic & Trauma Model Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Brief and Early Intervention

Qualifications include:

  • Diploma in AOD (Alcohol & Other Drugs)
  • Diploma in Mental Health
  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Diploma in Comorbidity (AOD & Mental Health)
  • Graduate Certificate in Health: Addiction Studies
  • Certificate IV T.A.A. (Training And Assessment)
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Community Welfare
  • Certificate IV in Community Development
  • Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training
  • Currently undertaking Dip. in Training & Assessment

George has Accreditation with Victorian Department of Human Services as a Clinical Drug Assessor.
George conducts basic & advanced training in drug & alcohol and mental health issues and delivers RPL assessment, training & upskilling in Certificate IV and Diploma in Community Services. He also offers clinical supervision for individuals & organisations and lectures in tertiary institutions, government and non-government organisations.

This website outlines training and resources.

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Corner of Monaco St & Gold Coast Hwy Surfers Paradise QLD 4217 Gold Coast.
(Opposite Crown Plaza and next door to Shell service station)

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Cost of Dual Diagnosis Training is reduced from $290 to $145 (50% off) .

This Advanced Drug & Alcohol Training in Substance Abuse and Mental Health is also tax deductible as a work related expense and enables people to maintain professional development and upskilling.

Cost of Clinical Supervision is $90.

Clinical supervision is also tax deductible as a work related expense and enables people to maintain professional development and upskilling.

Cost of Drug Diversions is $135.

Cost of Chemically Speaking Two is $45.

Cost of Clinical Drug Assessments is $185.

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BSB: 063101
Account: 1024 7059

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