As a Director at Houghton House Group, Dan Wolf is a foremost expert on issues. Graduating from the University of the Witwatersrand and completed his internship at Phoenix House. He ran the Family Support Group at Houghton House for a number of years and has had extensive exposure dealing with rehabilitation at many of the prominent rehabilitation centres in South Africa.
In addition to being involved in assessments and individual and group therapies, Dan also supervises lay-counsellors, facilitates family support and aftercare groups, and is well equipped to assess dual diagnosis cases in order to advise on treatment options and a suitable way forward.
In 2000, Dan established the First Step Recovery Centre, which pioneered as the first intensive outpatient program established in Johannesburg. First Step focuses on treating patients in a less restrictive environment. Dan continues to run and manage this treatment centre.
In 2006 Dan Wolf, together with Dr Charles Perkel and psychologist Allan Sweidan opened the GAP . The GAP is a residential treatment facility which, in 2009, merged the full spectrum of treatment options.
“Why Speak to Dan?”
Dan’s network in the field is certainly not restricted to his involvement with the Rehabilitation. He is well positioned to advise on treatment options according to his assessment of the individual concerned, and the various facilities available across South Africa.