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Lynne Macdonald

Lynne Macdonald

Co-ordination and Development Officer, Addiction Worker Trainee Project

Lynne joined SDF in December 2018 as Co-ordination and Development Officer for the award winning Addiction Worker Training Project.  She is responsible for the day-to-day management of the project and currently supervises trainees in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Fife.

Originally from Dumfries and Galloway/the Borders, Lynne worked as a Youth Development Worker for six years before heading north in 2002 to work in third sector organisations in Edinburgh.  There she had various roles supporting young people, families, and adults before finding her passion for working with people experiencing problems with addictions.  She has a vast experience of working in addiction services and supporting people in their recovery.

Lynne is also an experienced Aricular Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist  and is a National Assessor for NADA Scotland.  She also holds certificates in Indian Head Massage and Reiki.