Team

Professional and Experienced Addiction Counsellors

Team

The Team at The Cabin Sydney is comprised of a highly skilled and credentialed team of addiction experts with years of experience treating the disease of addiction. Many of the staff are in recovery themselves so they understand first-hand the nature of the disease and how it is best treated. To learn more about our key staff, please follow the links below:

Senior Counsellor
Counsellor
Clinical Director
Programme Director

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Joshua Rosenthal

Joshua Rosenthal

Senior Counsellor

Joshua Rosenthal – Senior Counsellor

Joshua is a highly trained and experienced counsellor in the field of addictions and mental health treatment. He has completed a diploma in Community Welfare with a focus on Alcohol and Other Drugs and is studying a Masters of Counselling and Applied Psychotherapy. He also has mental health and human resource qualifications. Josh has worked on the frontline of addiction treatment in Sydney for 10 years in residential rehabilitation centres, aftercare programs and family support programs. His past roles have included assessment and referral, individual counselling, group facilitation, case management and co-ordination of clients program.

He has been with The Cabin Sydney since it began in 2015 and has facilitated assessments, psychoeducational and process groups along with individual and couples counselling for clients and their family members. He is passionate about The Cabin’s program and continues to work with client’s in maintaining their recovery and providing them with the necessary skills and education in relapse-prevention.

Josh has extensive experience and training in individual and group work where he is extremely passionate in assisting recovering addicts and their families by providing support, experience and knowledge to individuals who choose a new life free from addiction. Joshua promotes a holistic approach in treating people with addictions which incorporate cognitive behavioural therapy, the 12 step model of recovery and relaxation techniques such as meditation and qi gong.

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Charlene Tan – Counsellor

Charlene is passionate about addictions counselling and has several years of experience in the field. She has a Diploma of Counselling and Communications and a BA of Counselling from the Australian College of Applied Psychology. Charlene is also member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and is able to get rebates for Medibank Private Insurance.

Charlene has been trained in the addictions field in a hospital setting working with a multidisciplinary team treating inpatients and outpatients. She has experience working with clients struggling with addiction and their families in an individual or group therapy setting. She has experience working with troubled youth and with women living in refuges who struggle with domestic violence.

Charlene believes in a holistic approach to addictions recovery incorporating CBT, DBT, mindfulness practices and 12 step philosophies.

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Charlene Tan

Charlene Tan

Counsellor

Cameron Brown

Cameron Brown

Clinical Director

Cameron Brown – Clinical Director

Cameron Brown is a Registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner’s Registration Board. He has almost a decade of experience working with substance abuse and addiction. Cameron has worked in residential rehabilitation on the Gold Coast, Queensland providing one-on-one counselling and facilitating group sessions for people struggling with addiction, especially those with a dual diagnosis. He has worked with The Cabin Addiction Services Group since 2011, where he currently provides consultation and follow up care for Australia-based clients.

Cameron also speaks to professional groups regarding addiction and has spoken at the Australian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) in addition to numerous other private and not for profit organisations including AA Victoria.

Cameron currently owns and manages a private practice in Australia (with an online presence) which focuses on recovery from addiction, substance abuse and mental illness in the community. He focuses his practice on an evidence base which indicates that addiction is a whole person problem involving psychological, biological and social components. Cameron primarily utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques and has a strong interest in existential, acceptance-based approaches and mindfulness approaches.

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Alastair Mordey – Programme Director The Cabin

Alastair Mordey (BA Hons, FDAP) is one of the founding members of The Cabin Group. He is a certified and accredited drug and alcohol professional with over 15 years of experience working in the treatment field.

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Alastair Mordey

Alastair Mordey

Programme
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