The Cabin Working with the Addiction Community

The Cabin is a major contributor of research and knowledge to the addiction community both locally and worldwide and has featured prominently in key research and training in the field of addiction. Staff at the Cabin work with the top people and institutions in addiction from all over the world and contribute important findings garnered from their work and research at The Cabin.

Below you will find a selection of The Cabin’s clinical achievements including published works, conference presentations, training conducted and media reports.

Conference Participation 2015
Singapore November 16th - 19th Asia Pacific Behavioral and Addiction Medicine Conference

Speaker: Alastair Mordey, Programme Director & Rory Magee, Head Counsellor, The Cabin Chiang Mai
Topic: The Screening and Treatment of Multiple Addictions (September 19: 13.30 PM – 15.00 PM)

Speaker: Suresh Joseph, Head Counsellor, The Cabin Singapore
Topic: Trauma and Addiction (September 19: 15.30 PM – 17.00 PM)
Venue: RELC International Hotel
UK November 3rd - 4th Fourth Annual UK Mental Health & Addiction Workshop

Speaker: Alastair Mordey, Programme Director, The Cabin Chiang Mai
Topic: Socrates Meet Buddha! Bringing the Best of East and West Together in Treating Addictions (November 3: 2 PM – 3 PM)

Topic: Switching Seats on the Titanic: Recognizing Different Addiction Disorders as Part of the Same Illness (November 4: 2 PM – 3 PM)

Speaker: Dr Brian Wells, Medical Director, The Cabin Chiang Mai
Topic: Which Would You Rather Have On Your Clinical Team? A Psychiatrist or a Trained Monkey? (November 3: 3 PM – 4 PM)

Topic: How Relevant/Useful is the Term “Dependence” in the 21st Century? (November 4: 3 PM – 4 PM)
Venue: London Marriott Hotel
UAE October 7th - 8th International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference

Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Rashid Hall
USA May 28th - 31st The Sixth Annual West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders

Speaker: Alastair Mordey (BA hons, FDAP), Programme Director, The Cabin Addiction Services Group
Topic: Combining Elements of CBT and the 12 Step model into a 3 Circle Recovery Planning Model for the Treatment of Addictions (May 30: 1.45 PM – 03.15 PM)
Venue: La Quinta Resort and Club, CA
Hong Kong May 8th- 9th Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addictions Conference

Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
London, UK May 4th- 6th

UK and European Symposium on Addictive Disorders

Speaker:Alastair Mordey (BA hons, FDAP), Programme Director, The Cabin Addiction Services Group
Topic: Bringing psycho/social elements of treatment into alignment with advances in the understanding of the neurobiology of addiction (May 5: 2 PM)
Venue: The Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square

Hong Kong January 11th The Psychotherapy Society of Hong Kong

Venue: Helena May Hotel


Conference Participation 2014
Shanghai April 24th - 27th 3rd Congress of Asia-Pacific Society for Alcohol and Addiction Research (APSAAR)

Venue: Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Centre, China
Australia June 10th  Founders Day Event...

Venue: The Langham Hotel Melbourne
Australia November 9th - 12th Scientific Conference  2014 (APSAD Conference)

Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre
Phillipines November 13th - 15th The 14th Congress of the ASEAN FEDERATION FOR PSYCHIATRY AND MENTAL HEALTH

Venue: Cebu city, Philippines
Hong Kong December 12th - 14th World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Regional Congress 2014

Venue: Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Centre


Conference Participation 2013
Brisbane April 29th - 30th Miners' Health & Wellbeing Conference 2013

Speaker: Cameron Brown (BA (Psych) PGDip (Psych) Assoc. MAPS), Aftercare Provider & Evidence Based Researcher, The Cabin Chiang Mai
Topic: Substance Abuse and the Mining Industry (April 29: 2.50 – 3.20pm)
London May 9th - 11th 10th UK/European Symposium on Addictive Disorders 2013 (UKESAD) 

Speaker: Alastair Mordey (BA hons, FDAP), Programme Director, The Cabin Chiang Mai
Topic: A Unique Treatment Method: Using modern cognitive techniques such as Mind Mapping + ABC exercises, to impact 12 Step principles within a 3 Circle recovery plan (May 10: 4.00 - 5.30pm)
Singapore May 22nd - 23rd 2nd Asia Pacific Behavioural and Addiction Medicine Conference (2nd APBAM)

Speaker: Prem Kumar Shanmugam (MSocSc (Counselling), Deg (Psychology), MCSAT, MCPAC, CCS), Programme and Clinical Consultant, The Cabin Chiang Mai
Topic: The 3 Circle Recovery Plans as a 12 Step/CBT Hybrid Treatment Method for All Addictions in a Residential Setting (May 23: lunchtime talk)
Kuching August 15th – 18th 3rd Asian Pacific Rim International Counselling & Psychotherapy Conference 2013 (APRICPC 2013)

Speaker: Prem Kumar Shanmugam (MSocSc (Counselling), Deg (Psychology), MCSAT, MCPAC, CCS), Programme and Clinical Consultant, The Cabin Chiang Mai
Topic: Lesbians, Gay, Bisexuals and Transgenders Individuals with Chemical Dependency (Aug 17: 9.00 – 9:45 am)
Brisbane November 24th - 27th Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Scientific Conference  2013 (APSAD Conference) Bridging Knowledge and Practice

Speaker: Cameron Brown (BA (Psych) PGDip (Psych) Assoc. MAPS), Aftercare Provider & Evidence Based Researcher, The Cabin Chiang Mai
Topic:  Outcomes and Effectiveness of a Combined 12 Step/Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Program for Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions


Articles -     
Advances in Dual Diagnosis Magazine   Advances in Dual Diagnosis Magazine
Can 12 step fellowship and cognitive behaviour therapy work together? A hypothesis on an integrated treatment approach for mild dual diagnosis
  Evaluation of the Facilitated In-house Recovery Education (FIRE) Treatment Programme for Substance Abusers


Press -    
  6 Feb 2013 – 938LIVE Radio Interview
Alastair Mordey, The Cabin's Pogramme Director speaks comprehensively on addiction and The Cabin's unique and effective treatment model to a Singapore radio news station.

Athletes and Addition
Cameron Brown discusses the link between addiction and athletes on Australian radio as part of a series of follow-up interviews he did after his keynote address on at the Swinburne University Drug and Alcohol in Sport: The Silent Epidemicheld in Melbourne November 2012.


Training -     
  Gorski - CENAPS Training October 2012 Hosted by The Cabin
  Training for Government Organisations
  Other Training


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