Mr Charlie Plucker

Addiction therapist and Service manager, Leeds Community Gambling Service


Charlie has worked in addiction services for past 14 years. Charlie studied under Dr Gillian Tober at Leeds Addiction Unit for 3 years,  qualifying as Addiction Therapist in 2011. He worked as a practitioner delivering one-to-one and group work interventions for 8 years.

For the past 6 years Charlie has managed a variety of community services including a pioneering harm reduction outreach service within the night time economy. He manages an adults substance misuse services in Barnsley, as well as the young people’s substance misuse and emotional well being services across Kirklees. Charlie is currently enjoying his role as Service Manager of Leeds Community Gambling Service.

His practice is motivated by a passion for social justice.

Speaker at Pulse LIVE Leeds 2019