Chip has worked in the field of addiction and substance misuse for over 34 years. He has set up two charities associated with this issue. One, Focus12, a residential rehabilitation unit in Suffolk, and the second, the ABR Trust, a fund to help those unable to access statutory services. He has worked at all levels of service provision and has worked with the Priory Hospital Group as addiction Manager. He has worked with several London Boroughs with their Family Support groups and has sat on 3 government advisory boards. He currently works in private practice in London. He is Clinical Director of HelpMeStop, a new rehab facility that provides the cheapest drug and alcohol treatment in London. He is a Trustee of 3 charities associated with social care.