About Rolande

MR. ROLANDE ANDERSON, Counselling Consultant, B.S.S. (Hon.), C.Q.S.W.,
Accredited Member of the Addiction Counsellors of Ireland since its foundation (originally Irish Association of Alcohol and Addiction Counsellors):


Work Address;

66, Fitzwilliam Square North, Dublin 2. D02 AT7

                                         Tel; 01 8215338.

                                         Mobile; 087 6717500 (From Rep. of Ire.)
E-mail: info@rolandeanderson.ie (Use phones to check if Rolande away or on leave)

Rolande operates his private counselling practice in Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2. He specialises in alcohol problems, addiction and occupational health issues. He qualified as a professional Social Worker in 1978 from Trinity College, Dublin. He was the Assistant Director of the Alcohol/Chemical Dependence Programme in St. Patrick’s Hospital, Dublin, where he worked for over 19 years. He was also Assistant Director of the Rutland Centre, Dublin, from 1997- 1999.

He has vast experience in counselling and treatment of Alcohol Dependence, individual, group and family counselling and he has extensive lecturing experience at home and abroad. He was trained in Motivational Interviewing and Brief Interventions. He has also conducted numerous training workshops on Alcohol Dependence and other topics locally and internationally. He wrote a chapter on alcohol and the family in the bestselling book, “Under The Weather”. His own self-help book for partners/family members; “Living with a Problem Drinker: your survival guide” was published in August 2010. He was one of the founding members and former Public Relations Officer of the Irish Association of Alcohol and Addiction Counsellors. He was the Alcohol Project Director, for the Irish College of General Practitioners, from 2000 – 2011. In that role he participated in two European projects on Alcohol and Primary Care. He is well known as a result of numerous interviews in the print media, on radio and television. He has a wide range of interests and hobbies/activities outside of work.

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