Dr. Cali Estes - The Addictions Academy ®

Student Guide

Welcome to The Addictions Academy Resources Page for our trained coaches, interventionists, and addiction professionals.

We want you to be successful in personal and business growth, so we have created this resource page to help you reach your goals and get new clients. Here is what you need to get your business up and running and start accepting clients.

Tools to Set up Your Business

Buy our Forms and Contracts Book You need forms and contracts to start a business. Everything is in one place, ready for you to purchase and use in our Student Forms and Contracts Guide. Duty to Warn, confidentiality forms, cancellation policy, and refund policy are all included in this forms and contract guide. Stay legal and ethical, your clients deserve it.

Accept Credit Cards.  Sign up at SquareUp to set up your virtual terminal, accept payments AND get your fees waived. *You will receive free processing on up to $1,000 in credit card transactions for the first 180 days*. You need a way to collect credit cards, checks, and other sources of payment, besides sending cash through Venmo and Cashapp. Your business needs to be able to accept the most used form of payment, The Credit Card.

Purchase Insurance ($500,000 Liability and $1,000,000 Malpractice) at HPSO, or any other insurance provider to cover you and your business. Allstate offers life coaching and recovery coaching insurance as well as commercial auto policies which we discuss during classes. 

Networking and Marketing: Client Acquisition

FREE: Join Addiction and Mental Health Networking AND join The Addiction Academy Graduates to stay up to date on what is happening at the school and network with other professionals. Get referrals and meet new people!

Purchase the 7-week Marketing class or the Business Builder Mentorship to fill your book of clients and scale your company. Most people do not know enough about marketing, especially in the addiction and mental health sector and this class will teach you SEO, social media, network groups, referrals, and more.

Free 12-month Membership: Addiction and Mental Health Directory. This is the only directory of its kind for addiction and mental health professionals.  You can add videos, calendars, classes, and other things that you want your clients to see, and even get reviews! FREE 12-month membership, sign up under ‘student special’.

FREE Trial Email contact list.   Every successful coach has an email contact list to provide relevant content to your client base. Keep your clients engaged, get new clients, and more. Constant Contact offers a FREE TRIAL to start collecting emails and marketing to your existing and new lists!

FREE 6-month profile on Psychology Today.  Claim it by emailing us at infortheaddictionsacademy@gmail.com “I want my FREE 6 months Psychology Today Profile Listing”. *Only valid for those that completed the addictions counselor courses and took the certification and licensure exams.  

Make Extra Money

Become a ProRx Affiliate.  Show your clients our brain health supplement line at ProRecoveryRx and sign up as a  ProRecoveryRx affiliate to add extra income by offering the supplements to your clients. This is the only neurotransmitter supplement line for addiction and mental health, made fresh to order. Questions? Call us at 1-800-706-0318.

Become a Team TAA Affiliate and Earn passive income! Earn a referral fee for referring us to new students!  sign up as an affiliate TAA Partner. We offer up to 20% commissions. Sign up online or call us at 1-800-706-0318.

Continuing Education

Add classes to offer more services to your clients   We offer over 40 classes in addiction and mental health and want you to be successful!  Check out the full lineup of classes The Addictions Academy has available.

Renew Your Certification

Renew your certification. Most certifications expire after 2 years and need to be renewed. Please click on the renewal button and grab your new certification.

EXTRAS

Are you using your SEALS on your website, business cards and social media?

Are you calling in on Tuesdays at 10 am EST for supervision and coach mentorship? ITS FREE

If not, contact us: infotheaddictionsacademy@gmail.com or call 800.706.0318