Dr. Cali Estes - The Addictions Academy ®

Mental Health and Addiction

The Addictions Academy - Certifications, Courses and Training

Classes for students that value their time. Learn at your  own pace: video classes, online live classes and even live, in-person classes at our faculty or yours!  Accredited and Credentialed Courses and assistance with Job procurement, marketing your private practice, and even time with our faculty to hone your skills. Over 40,000 students trained in 30 countries. We are the Gold Standard in training across the globe.  

The Gold Standard

In addiction and mental health education and state exam preparation


Accredited in the USA, Canada, Europe, and 10 other countries for addiction and mental health classes.


Online Directory listing, Networking opportunities, employment and Job Board for all students enrolled at TAA.

Why you want to study Here....

Flexible learning times and unlimited earning potential

Learning remotely has never been easier. With our easy to use platforms and access to faculty, you will gain a deep understanding of the subject matter-  you want to be an addictions coach, a recovery coach, an interventionist or a sober companion or even an addictions counselor, we have the classes and training you need.  

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Our Gold Standard of Training and Programs

Our Courses

TAA offers addiction and mental health coaching classes, Counseling training for licensure preparation, and specialty niche classes with a full accreditation program internationally. We even provide CEU’s, CME’s, and CE’s as needed for your current Licensure. 

Accredited Addiction Counselor

Ready to be an Addictions Counselor but not sure where to start? Need continuing education classes?  If you need to know what the laws are where you live and what you need to sit for the Board exams, we have you covered. 

Become A Coach

If coaching is your passion, we have you covered! From our Master Addictions Coach program, Addictions/Recovery Coaching, Life Coaching, Trauma Coaching, Sex Addiction Coaching, Nutrition Coaching, Teen Coaching and more.  

Become an Interventionist or Sober Companion

If becoming a Certified Intervention Professional, Advanced Intervention Professional, or a Certified Sober Companion (safe transport) is your goal, we have the top classes with live supervision!

Treatment Center Classes

If you own or operate an addiction treatment center, you need training and assistance with specific goals and functions- Call Center, AMA/APA blocks, UR, Billing, and even Marketing and Development. We have you covered.

Marketing Classes

Ready to step into private practice and want to know how to ascertain clients? We have a FULL marketing program to help you and a Directory Listing, Job Board and even Private business development services.   Everything you need to succeed is right here!

Train the Trainer and Affiliate Programs

Thinking of a career as a teacher? Our Train the Trainer (TTT) program will train you to teach our classes, make some income and help other students find a rewarding career. 


We are accredited by the following organizations.

Nebraska Dept of Health
Florida Certification Board
Association of Coach Training Organizations
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ICF addictions Coach

Have questions on our certifications, classes and careers?

Fill out the form or call us with any questions.  An admissions counselor will take your call and answer any questions you have and help you get started today! 

1.800.706.0318  ext. 2 

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers we have trained

See our Students in Action!

TAA specializes in live training of treatment teams, organizations, and workplaces that need hands-on live training. Call us to see how we can assist your organization today with one of our specialty training and certifications.

Wooded Glen Recovery Center

Wooded Glen Recovery Center, IL

“I think the training went great. You provided a lot of good information that we need.”

Julia Mackey
Director of Admissions

Sierra Tucson Students

Sierra Tucson, Arizona

Dr. Cali Estes joins Sierra Tucson to train their entire Recovery Coach 360 Team. 

Crossroads Turning Points Students

Crossroads Turning Point, Colorado

Amazing training on Harm Reduction and relapse prevention. Cannot wait to have you back next month to teach another class.”

Rob Archuletta, Executive Director

family training wynward way

Wynward Way, OC California

“Very pleased to have Dr. Cali come out and train our staff in AMA/APA block training.” 

Veronica Waters

Vice President

just believe recovery students

Just Believe Recovery, PA & Florida

“Dr Cali Estes was a joy to have at our center.  We received a lot of amazing feedback from our staff and loved the breakout sessions”


Clinical Director 


aqua recovery students

Aqua Recovery Center, Utah

“Dr. Cali has given us the ability to create a new program in Recovery Coaching. This has given us the ability to keep track of our patients while at RTC, and also when they leave. We have seen great success with this program.”

Clint Tolman, Executive Director 

St Joseph's Students

St. Joseph's Institute, PA

“We have learned a lot at this training, I am glad you came out and we found you for our staff. You are doing a great job.”

Guy Murray, CEO St. Joseph’s Institute

New Vista Behavior Health Students

New Vista Behavioral Health, Avalon Malibu

“Excellent Admissions Call center training with Cali”

Christine Parker

Marketing Director 

ocean hills recovery students

Ocean Hills Recovery, Californa

cedar point recovery students

Cedar Point Recovery, CA

“Thank you, Dr. Estes. The staff found your training educational and allows them the opportunity to empower themselves with clients. Jody M. Ressio, MA, LAADC, Clinical Director


lakeview health students

Lakeview Health, Jacksonville, FL

“The training was comprehensive and easy to follow for some employees not as versed in the field of interventions. I would highly recommend Cali and The Addictions Academy to anyone looking to join or excel in the field of Addictions.” Derek  Gwaltney, Vice President 

ray tamasi gosnold cape cod

Gosnold on Cape Cod, MA

“Cali Got great feedback about today’s training. Much appreciated.” Ray Tamasi CEO 

Our Faculty

Behind Our Company

Meet our accomplished and distinguished faculty. We are pleased to invite you into the TAA family and hope you enjoy training with us as much as we enjoy having you!

Dr. Cali Estes
Dr. Cali Estes Founder, ICADC, MCAP, MAC
Dr. Terri Sell
Dr. Terri Sell PHD, LPC
Kevin Parker
Kevin Parker IMAC, NCRC II, NCIP
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From CEO’s, Wall Street Execs, Professional Athletes, Doctors to the failing student and the wine mom that drinks in the school pick up line, we can help. Call us today for a consultation. 

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