ALEXIS FOSLER - Promises Healthcare


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Alexis Fosler

Addictions Therapist, Visions
MSc (International Addiction Studies), MA (Couns), BA Hons (Chinese),

Language: English


Alexis is a qualified psychotherapist with a special interest in substance use disorder. She has a Masters in Counselling and a Masters in International Addiction Studies. Alexis has substantial experience in addictions, trauma and eating disorders and is passionate about supporting clients in the early stages of recovery to lead healthy, positive and substance-free lives. She is an active member of the Asia recovery community,

Alexis has worked as a COO and CEO in the financial and wellness space in Asia and as such frequently counsels and mentors those who work in these and other high-pressure environments.

Alexis is also a part of the Visions by Promises Team. 

  • Substance Use Disorder
  • Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gaming Disorder
  • Gambling Disorder
  • Trauma and PTSD
Certifications and Accreditations
  • Masters of Science in International Addiction Studies (Kings College London, Virginia Commonwealth University and Adelaide University)
  • Masters in Counselling (Monash)
  • BA (Hons) Chinese (SOAS, University of London)

Alexis has spent thirty years in the finance field, latterly in the C-Suite, and acts as a director on a number of boards. She is passionate about reducing the stigma around addiction and living a full life in recovery.

In her spare time, Alexis enjoys trekking, diving and weightlifting and is an avid reader. Alexis was educated in Hong Kong, England, Switzerland, Taiwan and China and as such is familiar with the challenges of multi-cultural environments. 

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