Dr. Cali Estes - The Addictions Academy ®

Certifications

A career in the addictions and mental health industry can be very rewarding. Our certifications are designed to help you gain knowledge and experience in the field, and allow you to work in a treatment setting, hospital, sober living, or even private practice. You do not need a degree to take our certifications and most training programs do not require a prerequisite of training. We offer our certifications via on demand self study (video) , live online with and instructor and live on site at your location.  

ALL of our certifications come with weekly online mentorship hours, ethics class, FREE directory listing, job board and networking groups. Please click the boxes below to see our offerings and if you need tuition assistance or a payment plan, please call us at 1.800.706.0318 extension 2.   

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International Master Addiction Coach Certification (IMAC)

Our IMAC Certification is the largest training and most comprehensive certification program we offer. It includes 10 different Certifications (125 hours of learning). This program is ideal if you want to be well-versed in all addiction topics, offer many services to your clients, and work in person or remotely anywhere in the world. 

Marketing Class, Directory Listing, and potential job acquisition included.

*25 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

recovery coach education

Certified Recovery Coach (NCRC & NCRCII)

Certified Recovery Coach I and II are included in this program. Level I includes: styles of coaching, defense mechanisms, action planning, goal setting, coping skills, and more. Level II includes mental health issues, criminal clients, and more. This program is ideal for anyone who wants to work with an addicted client directly. No degree is required. 

Copy of the #1 Bestselling Recovery Coach Workbook with client exercises included.

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included.   

live intervention training

Certified Intervention Professional (NCIP)

A Certified Interventionist will assist the client in finding and securing addiction and mental health treatment services.  Our exclusive RAAD Model of intervention is designed to maximize your time and assist with getting the client into treatment quicker. Pre-intervention, intervention and post-intervention phases are taught, along with both surprise individual models.  This class is ideal for anyone who wants to learn the proper techniques to perform a successful intervention. 

This program includes Case Management Training (to bill insurance)

*10 Weeks of Intervention Mentorship Included. 

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Certified Advanced Intervention Professional (NCACIP)

Our Advanced Clinical Intervention Professional Certification covers everything in our signature intervention class, PLUS: mental health conditions, sex addiction, eating disorders, and more. This class is ideal for mental health therapists and addiction counselors or anyone who is seeking advanced intervention techniques and knowledge. 

This program includes Case Management Training (to bill insurance)

*Includes 10 Weeks of Intervention Mentorship  

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Certified Sober Companion & Safe Transport (NCSC)

The Sober Companion Certification Program includes Safe Transport Training (sober escort from treatment and to and from appointments).  You will also learn the ethical and legal side of companionship and transport. Ideal for sober coaches, and those looking for a career in sober companion client accompaniment. 

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

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Certified Family Recovery Coach (NCFRC)

A Certified Family Recovery Coach will work directly with the family of the addicted individual. This may include treatment placement, behavioral modification techniques, and issues of codependency and enabling. This training is ideal for anyone who wants to concentrate on family dynamics, including interventionists and recovery coaches. 

This program includes Relapse Prevention Training.

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

trauma coach

Certified Trauma Coach (NCTC)

This Trauma Coach Certification will cover childhood traumas, domestic violence, physical and mental abuse, sex crimes, narcissistic relationships, and hot topics like ghosting, gaslighting, and more.  This class is ideal for mental health therapists, counselors, life coaches, recovery coaches, and anyone who works with clients on a regular basis. 

*Includes 10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship. 

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Certified Life Coach (NCLC)

Our Certified Life Coach program will help you train to become a life coach versed in many areas, including addiction. Once trained you will be able to assist your clients with personal development, careers, mindset, employment, stressors, and more. This is a broad foundational course that can be used as the basis for your learning by adding other classes and certifications in your chosen niche. Ideal for anyone seeking a broad course that covers many life topics.   

* Includes 10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship. 

Nutrition Coaching

Certified Nutritional Recovery Coach (NCNRC)

Our Certified Nutritional Recovery Coaching course addresses the importance of re-building a relationship with wholesome foods, and the necessity of good nutrition throughout addiction recovery. Learn how to eat properly and provide your body with the correct nutrients and heal your body from the inside out. Ideal for Mental Health Therapists, Addiction Counselors, Yoga Teachers, Personal Trainers, and more. 

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

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Certified Food Addiction Coach (NCFAC)

Our Food Addiction Coaching Certification includes the chemical, emotional and physical reactions people have when food is their drug of choice. Eating to release stress and anxiety and how society plays a role in unhealthy behaviors are covered. Ideal for Mental Health Therapists, Addiction Counselors, Yoga teachers, Personal Trainers, and more.  

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

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Certified Internet Addiction Coach (NCIAC)

Our Certified Internet Addiction Coach course covers porn addiction, email addiction, online gaming, social media, online gambling, and more. Cutting-edge coaching techniques are taught in this course. Ideal for those who want to work with gaming, and social media addiction clients. 

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included.

recovery coach supervisor

Certified Recovery Coach Supervisor (NCRCS)

This course is designed for you if you are already a Certified Professional Recovery Coach or a Certified Peer Recovery Coach. This course will teach you managerial skills, conflict resolution, the hiring and firing process, the legal side of the business, and more. 

 

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included.

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Certified Sex Addiction Coach (NCSAC)

Our Certified Sex Addiction Coach Training concentrates on sex addiction, including porn, escorts, strip clubs, serial cheating and more. Specialties like Only Fans, Fetishes and Kink will be taught. If you are in recovery from sex addiction, or the partner of a sex addict, this program is for you. 

This program includes our Certified Life Coach training.

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

prisoner re entry

Certified Prison ReEntry Coach (NCPRC)

If working with Ex-Offenders is your passion, our comprehensive Professional Prison Re-Entry Coach Certification will teach you how to handle clients who are looking for help to re-enter society after prison.  Ideal for anyone looking to assist their clients with returning to society and living a new, productive lifestyle. The course includes tons of free resources for ex-offenders. 

This program includes Case Management training.

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

brain health coaching

Certified NeuroHealth Coach (NCNHC)

In our Nationally Certified NeuroHealth Coach course, we will address the importance of rebuilding the health of your brain through holistic neurotransmitter repair. Acute and Post Acute (PAWS) Withdrawal will be discussed, deficiencies of both serotonin and dopamine, and how to fuel the brain for optimum performance after the use of drugs and alcohol. 

This program includes Relapse Prevention training.

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

Online education harm reduction class

Certified Harm Reduction Coach (NCHRC)

This course, Harm Reduction Coach Certification and (MAT) Training will delve into Medically Assisted Treatment Protocols in addiction treatment. The course includes MAT (methadone, suboxone), moderated drinking, medication management, clean needle programs, and micro-dosing. This class is ideal for those who want to add a niche or specialty to their recovery coaching practice and assist more clients.     

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

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Certified Christian Coach Programs

We offer various certifications in our Christian training department.  Certified Christian Addiction Coach (NCCAC), Certified Christian Family Coach (NCCFC), and Certified Christian Sex Addiction Coach (NCCSAC) are offered. In these specialty classes, we will teach both Scriptural Foundations and Spiritual Foundations and we will explore the biblical basis for the field of Recovery Coaching and Addiction Coaching. 

Each course includes a second training course.

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

teen motivation coach

Certified Teen Motivation Coach (NCTMC)

Our Certified Teen Motivation Coach Training Program is designed for the coach that wants to work with both teens and young adults who are struggling to get more out of life and want to help them get ‘unstuck’ and flourish (Failure to Launch). In this program, you will learn how to deal with clients and their parents to create an action plan that will assist the teen/young adult in relationships, career, school, emotions, and behavioral management. 

This program includes Life Coach training. 

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included.

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Certified Fitness Recovery Coach (NCFRC)

Our Fitness Recovery Coach Training program is an exciting new pathway in the recovery world that aligns fitness regimens with the principles of recovery. It is a revolutionary fitness training education class that prepares future trainers as well as athletes and recovery industry professionals to create a new frame of athletic awareness rooted in the care and understanding of the specific needs of clients in sobriety.

This program includes Life Coach Training.

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included. 

Certified Gambling Coach (NCGC)

Our Fitness Recovery Coach Training program is an exciting new pathway in the recovery world that aligns fitness regimens with the principles of recovery. It is a revolutionary fitness training education class that prepares future trainers as well as athletes and recovery industry professionals to create a new frame of athletic awareness rooted in the care and understanding of the specific needs of clients in sobriety.

This program includes Life Coach Training.

*10 Weeks of Coach Mentorship Included.