Our Team

The Team at The Cabin

Our Team

Our clinical team is made up of a group of highly trained and unique individuals who work together to each bring a special focus around delivering the best individualized treatment possible. Each team member is carefully selected to help clients and are all dedicated to helping others achieve life long recovery through our programme at The Cabin, with specific clinical focus to address addiction, depression, anxiety and trauma.

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Lead Therapist and Head of the Clinical Programme

Lee Daniel Hawker-Lecesne

Lee Daniel Hawker-Lecesne, Lead Therapist at The Cabin


British Psychological Society Number: 479469

Lee is a Registered Member of the British Psychological Society. He graduated from Anglia Ruskin University in the UK with a degree in Behavioural Science, and a postgraduate clinical focus on addictions from the University of Bath. Lee is a focused and ambitious individual who has in depth training and experience of a broad range of clinical psychological interventions in the treatment of addiction, dual diagnosis and complex trauma. Having worked in the field of addiction for over twenty years, Lee has experience of having assessed and treated many clients and families presenting with substance misuse and chemical dependency along with managing and treating trauma. Lee heads the clinical programme for The Cabin and shapes the treatment plan bespoke to individual client needs; so that focused treatment is delivered to address specific individual needs – and thus providing for higher treatment quality that is measurable and progress that is observable to both client and clinician.

Lee’s passion to provide the best possible clinical quality and experience to ensure that clients have a opportunity to achieve lifelong recovery and are able to be a beacon to others in their life.

Dr. Saji Joseph, Counsellor


Dr. Saji is a trained Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Addictions Therapist who has worked in multiple international rehabs since 2009 with a strong focus on treating addiction and related psychiatric comorbidities. His PhD work focuses on addiction relapse, and his practice is based in scientific evidence, ethics and compassion. He is a Certified Substance Abuse Therapist (CSAT) Level 3 by the Asia Pacific Certification Board and an Internal Certified Addiction Professional (ICAP) Level 3 by the Global Centre for Credentialing and Certification.

Saji has successfully treated hundreds of clients internationally and has been instrumental in assisting individuals to recognize their detrimental behavior patterns and conditions that trigger unwanted emotions. In doing so, he has successfully guided many individuals in treatment and has provided an opportunity for long term recovery and a new way of living for both them and their loved ones.

We are proud to have Saji as part of our clinical team.

Helen Seton

Helen Seton, Counsellor

Integrative Counsellor, Art Psychotherapist M.A (U.K) British Association of Art Therapist (BAAT) State Registered Private Practitioner & Supervisor No 21258. HPCP (UK) Accredited. Registration No AS09446. EMDR Therapist level 1 (UK).

Helen is a Professional clinician with over 15 years of comprehensive experience working in the specialized field of adult mental health, in the UK National Health Service (NHS), Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation as well as Private Practice. With extensive knowledge and experience in evidence-based, trauma-informed treatment modalities including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Art Psychotherapy, Helen engages with individuals to help heal complex trauma and PTSD.

Helen says: “many of our struggles today are due to subconscious beliefs and thought patterns created by unresolved events from our past. I work together with clients to identify and process obstacles to happiness and inner peace on both a conscious and subconscious level, while at the same time creating and promoting new neuropathways which directly lead to long-term emotional and psychological well-being, balanced rewarding relationships, along with the ability to achieve and enjoy healthy life goals.”

Tony Brooks

Tony Brooks, Counsellor

FDAP Member

Tony is an accomplished addiction counsellor with certification from the University of Bath with a specialization from the Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies (CATS).

Tony has experience treating alcohol and drug addiction including chem-sex. He has a strong focus on mindfulness and connects seamlessly into sharing and supporting individuals through the Buddhist practices involving mindfulness and grounding that Thailand is known for.

Prior to being a counsellor, Tony has many years of helping individuals as a Support Worker and Service Manager.

The Cabin is proud to have Tony as a member of our clinical team.


Misty, Emotional Support Animal

Research has validated the effectiveness of emotional support animals. The benefit of interacting and petting an emotional support animal include: increasing calmness and relaxation, lowering anxiety, alleviating loneliness, enhancing social engagement and interaction, normalizing heart rate and blood pressure, reducing pain, reducing depression and increasing pleasure.

Misty is a gentle and trusting soul who makes everybody smile when they see her coming. Clients are welcome to take her for walks, groom and pet her or simply spend time in her company.

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