Pavel lives and works in Brno, Czech Republic. He is an independent consultant, psychologist and supervisor, with a main focus on substance use and addiction. He co-founded the Narativ group that promotes and develops collaborative and dialogical practices in the Czech Republic. Between 2003 and 2013, he worked in a large NGO as a social worker, therapist and team leader of various projects aimed at helping illicit drug users with social integration and recovery. As a Taos Institute Associate, he published a free book „Recovered without Treatment: The Process of Abandoning Crystal Meth Use without Professional Help“.