Kevin C. Dooley was formerly a repeat offender and heroin addict. After achieving academic success in his chosen field he works with offenders, the homeless and those affected by addiction. For employees who work with this type of client Kevin is the optimum consultant.

He has developed and delivered lectures and workshops in residential rehabs, has been a consultant on Avon & Somerset Constabulary’s Restorative Justice Program, and has worked in all aspects of Criminal Justice Drug & Alcohol work.

As a media consultant on addiction Kevin has appeared on BBC’s News at Ten, Channel 5’s series Autopsy’ , guested on European and Spanish radio, and featured in The Independent Newspaper, Daily Record, Sunday Mail, Answers from Big Issue, InoMag, Flack Magazine, The Chase Magazine…

As a motivational speaker he has been invited to share his experience with Cambridge University’s Wilberforce Society, Lottery Funded Fulfilling Lives project in Islington & Camden (FLIC),  The Crisis Homeless Charity, Colleges and Prisons.

Realworld Recovery has been developed by Kevin with the goal of  increasing sustainable recoveries among people affected by addiction, homelessness and offending.

This is achieved through client programmes and staff training.

“My unique position gains instant rapport and trust from the clients I work with. This establishes quickly a strong base for clients to build on. Also it eradicates client resistance to interventions enabling them to participate willingly in the process of change leading to a better way of life. Crystallizing my experience in client work I am able to explain my approach and transfer my strategies to anyone concerned with offending and substance misuse.” –

                                                                                       Kevin C. Dooley


2 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi Kevin.
    I was in your class at primary school (wee bonnies). Just learned recently about your amazing journey and thought i would get in touch.
    Best wishes
    ‘wee mccaff’

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