Paul Flynn

Paul Flynn – BA (Hons), MA, MSc (Addictions)


Professional Experience

Paul Flynn is the founder and CEO of Addcounsel. Paul has over 25 years’ experience in business and is involved in the leadership and development of people, including over 100 Consultants, providing services across the mental health landscape. He is a leader within the mental health and recruitment sectors and developed, with his teams several innovative treatment services for addictive and mental health disorders.

He is regularly featured in the media, where his role is to act as the first point of contact for referrers, which are typically, principals of families, legal advisors, or clinicians.

Prior to his involvement in the healthcare industry, Paul Built Staffgroup (Eurostaff – UK, Eurostaff Group GMBH, Earthstaff ) from inception to sale in 12 years, to become one of the leading recruitment companies in Europe. In addition he is an investor in Cyber security (SenseOn) and Fintech (Bank North) and various other recruitment businesses.

He has recently developed London’s leading private community mental health service – Orchestrate Health.

Paul is also the founder of Gamewell, providing a healthy approach to gaming for professionals, parents and gamers – #1 Ed Tech Platform For healthy gaming.

He is also a Trustee of the Concern for Mental Health charity, a donor of the FDAC (Family Drug and Alcohol Courts), along with being a role model for InsideOut – #smashingthestigma


  • London Business School – Corporate Finance
  • The University of Greenwich – BA Hons Business Administration – MA Marketing
  • King’s College London – MSc Addiction Studies