The Counsellor

A powerful true story about loving and losing a loved one to addiction.

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A beautifully written true story about addiction, grief and love.


I can honestly say Alison captured addiction and everything that goes with it perfectly. I learnt so much about grief too.

Matt Ingram, Endless Possibilities


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