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Jacqueline Hollows

Jaqueline Hollows (aka MamaJ) is the founder of Beyond Recovery, a facilitator and speaker. BR’s mission is to revolutionise the way addictions, mental health and offending behaviour are viewed and treated. Through sharing an understanding of how our experience of life is created from our own minds, the pioneering work that BR does has the potential to reform the criminal justice system from the inside out. 

Jacqueline is an author of research papers evidencing BR’s approach and is a regular contributor for a prison newspaper Jacqueline: InsideTime (readership c60,000). 

Jacqueline is passionate about uncovering the potential in people who have been marginalised and eliminating the stigma human beings suffer as a result of mental health issues. She is an author and is working on her second book Mind Beyond Bars – Stories of Transformation and What They Mean for Humanity which describes some of the wonderful changes she has seen in people who have been in prison and charts her journey from a trauma filled childhood to becoming a pioneer in the world of prison reform.