In this post you’ll find articles, tips, and resources related to a career as an addiction counselor, but first, a few brief points to consider.
If you’re interested in helping people overcome their addictions, then a career as an addiction counselor might be a good choice for you.
Keep in mind you have to have a strong desire to help others. You need patience because breaking an addiction isn’t easy therefore you’ll give advice that sometimes people will follow and sometimes they won’t because the addiction is too strong.
If it’s possible, sit in on a session, or a group session with an addiction counselor. That way you’ll get a taste of what this career is like before you spend time and money on your certification.
Have a look at the resources I have selected that will give you an overview of what it’s like to become an addiction counselor.
You may want to spend some time on, “What To Know Before Becoming An Addiction Counselor,” “A Day in the Life,” and “Is A Career As An Addiction Counselor The Right Choice For You?”
What To Know Before Becoming An Addiction Counselor
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