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Who is the Most Successful Addiction Training Company in the World?

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At The Addictions Academy we are different. We want you to be successful and our competitors HATE US for it! We have risen to the top of recovery coach training, certified intervention training, family recovery coach training, addiction counselor training, addiction life coach training, medically assisted therapy (MAT) and we even have a few specialty classes that no other training organization has! Do you know what makes us different?

*All of our teachers are the top in their field. Each teacher has an extensive portfolio of accomplishments, media outlets, books written and tv appearances. We are not people that took a 40-hour class last week and are suddenly ‘coach trainers’ the next. All faculty have spent years honing their craft and studying to give you the best possible education.

*The Addictions Academy offers you a JOB Board, two networking groups and several ways to help you get clients, like hiring our students and paying them (who else does that?)

*We offer you a FREE 30 day membership in our www.recoverycoachlocator.com to help you get seen more easily by clients. You can add video, photos, location, hours and more!

*We have a full marketing program that you can take advantage of to learn how to go into private practice and gain clients. Whether you charge $25 or $250 per hour, we can help you gain clients. From a DIY class to helping you become an authority with your book (or a chapter in a book), podcast placements, press releases and more. Our full-service marketing arm will help you, the student, succeed. After all, we are only as strong as you, our students.

*We offer seals for your social media, websites, business cards and more to show that you are certified and educated by The Addictions Academy, the top addiction education school in the business.

*We have been offering the online virtual classroom style since 2012 and we specialize in the ‘learn in your pajamas concept’. While all of our in-person competitors scramble to create online courses and classes, rest assured we have been offering an online virtual classroom webinar for over 8 years. We even offer a full video series for self-study if you can not attend the class times.

*The Addictions Academy is the ONLY education provider for addiction studies and recovery coaching, intervention certification and more that offers a REPEAT class for free. That is right, you can repeat the class you paid for at any time. Just let us know, even if you took the class 5 years ago, you could sit in again, for FREE. That is right, no charge. As in 100% FREE. We want our students to have the most up-to-date information and this is how we do it!

*We have trained over 12,000 people in 8 years, in 25 countries, and we are translated now into 6 languages. Several countries have bought our entire manual collection. One of the top addiction treatments centers has purchased our entire call center, business developer and AMA/APA block training classes for all 17 of its addiction treatments centers.

*We are accredited by all accreditation bodies that are necessary to oversee what you are getting trained in. CACCF (Canada) IC&RC, Florida Certification Board, ICF, IAAP, ACTO and more. We are able to provide CEU and CCE credits as well.

You can see the full class offerings, apply for a class, or just browse at www.theaddictionsacademy.com

 

So who are the brains behind The Addictions Academy? Well, we are as strong as our top faculty! See below for our faculty:

Kevin Parker, BS, teaches our Addiction life coach certification (featured on NBC, Fox, NY Post, NY1 etc.) his class has been in high- demand and we have had a waiting list to offer it online, virtual classroom. Kevin brings his high energy and passion for addiction recovery and his life coach training is top notch. He comes from the true-life coach world of John Maxwell. His class is ICF CCE accredited. Kevin is a bestselling author and also teaches the live Recovery Coach Certification class in New York City.

Dr. Doug Weiss (featured on Oprah, Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, Montel and more) offers both the training for sex addiction coaching, sex addiction therapy and also the new training for the spouse of the addict called sexual anorexia coaching.  The prerequisite for Dr. Doug Weiss’ class is our Certified Life Coach training with Kevin! What a great combination of energy and training!  Dr. Doug Weiss has written many best-selling books and been featured on all news outlets. He is a true pioneer in his field.

Dr. Teralyn Sell heads up our NeuroHealth class and our full supplement line at ProRecoveryRx (featured on NBC, WedMd, A&E, Today, NBC, FOX, CNN, MSN, ABC, CBS and more). Dr. Terri offers a unique and scientific look into the brain and how supplements affect the neural pathways. She is a seasoned, licensed mental health counselor and specializes in addiction and trauma. Dr. Terri is the brainchild behind the new supplement line for addiction and mental health issues. At The addictions Academy, we want you to be an affiliate and sell the supplements to help your client heal from their substance use disorder. Check out the full line at www.prorecoveryrx.com

Jenny Fontana, NT, NCRC-I, NCFAC offers our Nutrition in Recovery course.  She is a Certified Nutritional Therapist with her own private practice, who brings years of coaching one on one and in groups into the addiction arena.  Jenny recognizes there is a disconnect with nutrition programs in most treatment centers.  Her experience with nutrition and gut health offers vital insight to anyone in addiction recovery, as she teaches us to reestablish a relationship with REAL food.

Tricia Parido, BS, IMAC, CATCIII  (featured on NBC and more) offers our live recovery coach certification courses in Los Angeles and Northern California. She is a best-selling author and has been a certified addictions therapist with over 10 professional coaching certifications and trainings under her belt. She is one of our featured supervisors on our training calls each week and brings a fresh perspective to recovery coach training!

Andre Viel, MBAR, NADA (featured on NBC, Fox, ABC and more) and a bestselling author brings his mediation and meditation background to the family addictions certification coaching class.  He is highly respected in the Canadian market and handles both the Certified Family Recovery Coach classes and the in-person Recovery Coach Certification in the Canadian market.

Dr. Cali Estes (featured on CNN, CNBC, MSN, Washington Post, NBC, ABC, People Magazine, Dr. Drew,  Readers Digest, Yoga Journal, and more) has created  our signature RAAD Model of top intervention training, that has caught on as one of the most successful models of a quick intervention and is used by all the top interventionists. Dr. Cali offers her signature Recovery Coach Certification, Harm Reduction (MAT) training, and of course her Certified Food Addiction Coaching training programs.  Dr. Cali Estes is a multiple best-selling author and corporate success trainer. Her signature Sober on Demand program is in high demand.

 

So what are you waiting for? Check out the student reviews below.

When you are choosing a school to learn life coaching, how to be a certified recovery coach or certified interventionist you want to hear and see from real students that have taken the classes. You want to be a top interventionist or certified in recovery coaching and you want the best hands-on training on the market.  You want to hear what people who actually went through the program have to say. You want to see them in video and listen to their stories. You want to know that the reviews are real.

With over 12,000 people trained in under 8 years and in 25 countries, we have student reviews. Real video reviews. Check them out below:

https://theaddictionsacademy.com/about-us-drug-and-alcohol-treatment/testimonials-cali-estes/

 

 

Ready to change your life? Of course, you are!

 

Ready to change your life? Of course, you are! You are stuck at home, watching TV, waiting for the right time to learn something new or help more people. Today is that day! It is time to change your life.
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Dr. Cali Estes was chosen as a featured guest on The Life Change Guide.  Dr. Estes is a pioneer in the addictions space and has expanded her classes to include many different domains for individuals that want to learn addiction treatment or addiction recovery coaching. She is a leader in certification for intervention and specializes in the RAAD model.  With over 30 classes to choose from, you can change your life too!
Click the link below to see how she did it, or check out www.theaddictionsacademy.com to see how we can assist you in changing your life and helping others to change theirs!
Some ways we can help: We offer core hours to sit for the counseling exams, certification as a professional Recovery Coach, Interventionist and even marketing classes to help you get clients and build your practice. Call us today and if you mention CODE50 we will give you 50% off any class. Learn something new and change your life!

Recovery Coaches-Why They Can Make a Difference

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Recovery Coaches-Why They Can Make A Difference

It is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 Americans over the age of twelve has a substance addiction. That’s almost 25 million people. Due to the isolating nature of this disease, you may feel all alone in your problem, and not know where to turn. But today, there are many options for recovery. Reaching out for help isn’t always easy, but you are worth it.

For many people, rehab is the best way to get sober and start fresh. It puts you in a safe environment and helps you develop new coping skills and healthier habits. Unfortunately, a large percentage of people leaving treatment will relapse within the first few weeks and months. This is why often an IOP program is recommended after rehab.  This however is not always an option for some and others do not want to attend.  So what are the alternatives.  The  bottom line is that relapse is a very real threat for anyone leaving treatment.  So what are some viable ways that  relapse can be prevented?

The Importance Of Ongoing Support

The reality is that most treatment centers fail to address the underlying causes of addiction. Not only that, but your average 28 day program is simply not long enough to undo the damage of years of habitual drug or alcohol use. Defense and coping mechanisms are powerful forces that can take months of intensive therapy to address, and cravings may persist for a long time. External and internal stressors can contribute to relapse. Once you are done with treatment, you are on your own.

For some people, 12 step programs offer the support needed to maintain sobriety, but they don’t work for everyone. What is often needed in early sobriety is an added level of support to help you work through the challenges as they come up, helping you to master the tools and strategies needed to live a life free from addiction.

How Recovery Coaching Can Help

Perhaps you have heard of recovery coaches, and perhaps not. Contrary to popular belief, they aren’t just for the rich and famous. A recovery coach is someone who helps you navigate the early recovery period so that you can stay sober. They can also be useful in times of stress when you are feeling shaky and uncertain about your ability to stay sober.

Dr. Cali Estes is a recovery coach with years of experience helping people maintain their sobriety and thrive in their recovery.

“Recovery Coaches are vital in supplementing the poor aftercare that most treatment centers offer to clients. They offer a client-centered accountability that is based on professional experience.”

Treatment centers often provide “aftercare” programs for those that complete their programs. Generally, they consist of a weekly topical group, but not much more. While these groups offer some level of support and can help keep you connected to peers, they simply aren’t comprehensive enough to be of much help.

The Benefits Of Individualized Recovery Coaching

While there are many similarities among those who are addicted, people are still individuals with individual needs. Treatment programs, support groups and other programs are not geared to the individual. They are often a one-size-fits-all approach that is lacking in many areas. Recovery coaching provides that individual attention, and allows the coach to really get to know their client, and design an approach that is unique to the person.

Dr. Cali Estes combines her professional experience in clinical psychology, addiction treatment, personal coaching and wellness coaching to provide a high level of support. She states “One of the keys to the success of Recovery Coaches is that they offer confidential accountability to anyone in early sobriety. They also offer a viable alternative to anyone who is not interested in 12 step recovery.”

While 12 step meetings are great for some people, they aren’t for everyone. Recovery Coaching provides a viable alternative to other recovery services that may not have worked for you in the past.

One of the major advantages of Recovery Coaches is that they can give you support when you need it. Things come up in real life that you need solutions for in the moment. These are teaching opportunities and coaching allows you to get through these rough spots while at the same time learning  coping skills and techniques that you can draw on in the future.

A Recovery Coach with a background in behavior and cognitive psychology as well as addiction treatment offers you even more. Many programs stop at treating the addiction, but this isn’t enough. Most people have other issues that are keeping them stuck in the same patterns. Underlying issues to addiction may include depression, anxiety, trauma, attachment and self-esteem issues. These are problems that don’t go away on their own. Help is needed to work through these problems so long-term healing can take place.

In addition, a Recovery Coach can help you learn how to build a lifestyle that promotes health and overall well-being. It’s not just about quitting the alcohol or drugs. While that is certainly a good start, it’s not enough. You want to live a life that you love, that feels good and that allows you to grow and thrive. You want to enjoy your life! That is where coaching comes in.

You can find how to become a Recovery Coach at The Addictions Academy or how to hire one at The Addictions Coach 

**Rose Lockinger is a passionate member of the recovery community. A rebel who found her cause, she uses blogging and social media to raise the awareness about the disease of addiction. She has visited all over North and South America. Single mom to two beautiful children she has learned parenting is without a doubt the most rewarding job in the world. Currently the Outreach Director at Stodzy Internet Marketing.

You can find me on LinkedIn, Facebook, & Instagram

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