Substance Abuse Counseling

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What is Substance Abuse Counseling?

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Substance abuse counseling helps clients recover from drug and alcohol addiction and assists patients in repairing the damage done to personal relationships, careers, and general well-being. By selecting appropriate substance abuse counseling techniques for the particular situation and addiction, substance abuse I can help clients identify triggers, manage stress, and prevent relapses.

Substance Abuse Counseling in Charlotte, NC

I engage in therapies that are individualized to the particular needs of my clients. People with substance abuse need a support system. I strive to form a relationship that is built on trust in providing support, resources, and guidance that is free of judgment. These elements of therapy are critical in creating a foundation for addiction recovery.

Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS)

In North Carolina, the LCAS certification is the highest level of certification a substance abuse counselor can obtain. This achievement is the only license officially granted by the North Carolina Certified Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board.

As a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, I practice the 12 Core Functions of substance abuse counseling. These include:

  1. Screening
  2. Intake
  3. Orientation
  4. Assessment
  5. Treatment planning
  6. Counseling
  7. Case management
  8. Crisis intervention
  9. Client education
  10. Report and record-keeping
  11. Consultation in regard to treatment with other professionals
  12. Referrals

Substance Abuse Counseling in the Charlotte, NC Area

Take back control of your life. Learn more about how my experience and certifications can be used to help improve your life through substance abuse and addiction counseling.

My Approaches to Your Success After Addiction:

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • The Matrix Model
  • Family Behavior Therapy

Learn More About Substance Abuse Counseling in Charlotte, NC

Call  (704) 823-6009 or fill out the form below