Alex Hamlyn


Alex Hamlyn is co-founder and director at the Houghton House Group of addiction treatment centres in Johannesburg and is a nationally recognised expert in addiction rehabilitation.
Houghton House offers the full spectrum of detox care

As a certified member of the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counsellors (NAADAC) and an accredited additions counsellor in the United Kingdom Professional Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counsellors (UKPCBADC) since 2000 Alex is well qualified to handle virtually any substance abuse case. Since 1995 Alex has been involved with several prominent addiction recovery practices and participated in numerous road-shows, seminars, training programmes, authorships and advisories on the field of addiction rehabilitation. He specialises in the field of groupwork with addicted populations, maintaining that groupwork is the most powerful dynamic available in psychotherapy. Alex has been running groups for almost 20 years.

  • Councelling

    Full spectrum of Councelling

  • group treatment

    Focus on group treatment and social assimilation

  • ADDICTION recover

    Recovery programmes for a wide range of addictions

  • train and Teach

    Specialising in groupwork with addicted populations


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