Substance abuse and behavioral disorders counselors typically do the following:
As a Master Addiction Counselor and a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, I have worked with hundreds of clients and understand the intricacies of various psychological issues that people face when dealing with heroin, cocaine, marijuana or alcohol addictions.
- Clem Richardson
Manna Behavioral Services counsels men and youth from the community in addition to the Department of Corrections. The agency models behaviors that influence respect and honesty; and it provides the pathway for its clients to get involved in the treatment process
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors advise people who suffer from alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, or other behavioral problems. They provide treatment and support to help the client recover from addiction or modify problem behaviors
Clem is shown here speaking with a potential client about the services that he provides and how he can assist them in reaching their goals.