clinical director, Beacon Counselling Trust
Neil Platt is the Clinical Director at the Beacon Counselling Trust, a mental health support provider delivering a wide range of community based programmes across the general mental health arena and providing more specialist services in eating disorders, suicide bereavement and problem gambling treatment, delivered through multiple locations across the North West of England, with the Trust having engaged with over 6000 patients in the last 2 years. Neil is an extremely experienced and well respected mental health clinician with a wide range of qualifications in mental health and emotional well-being and has worked nationally and internationally within this field. Neil leads on the Problematic Gambling Treatment and support programme across the North West of England , commissioned through GambleAware and GamCare. He also leads on the Big Deal Young People and Professionals gambling education Programme across the North West, two of the largest programs of their type in the UK.