Drug abuse counseling is the specialty of the discovery of an apparent substance abuse dependency in an addict and/or alcoholic. Drug abuse counselors will work with the client and their family to find a solution resulting in the treatment, sobriety and recovery from substance abuse. They work with people suffering from dependencies on drugs ranging from alcohol to cocaine to marijuana to heroin and prescription pills.
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Drug abuse counseling consists of an intimate meeting between the drug user and the drug counselor in a therapeutic setting designed to bring to light the degree and dependency of the substance abuse. Drug counselors will use modalities such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, family therapy and contingency management to bring about a treatment plan for the addict’s affliction.
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