Sample Addiction Counselor Resume

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John Mckinney
2621 Nixon Avenue
Mansfield, OH 44902

Job Objective Looking for the career as an Addiction Counselor that allows me to utilize my knowledge in innovative and best possible ways.

Work Experience:

  • Addiction Counselor, 2006 to Present
  • Spectrum Healthcare Resources, Saint Louis, MO
  • Assisted clients to identify and overcome addictive behaviors.
  • Applied individual behavior modification plans.
  • Modified destructive behaviors and instructed new coping skills.
  • Advised individually and in group therapy sessions to promote healthy lifestyles.
  • Assisted clients refrain from addiction to substances and behaviors such as gambling, alcohol and drugs.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Wide knowledge of drug, alcohol and eating disorders.
  • Sound knowledge of psychosocial functioning.
  • Immense ability assist people to overcome debilitating.
  • Extended ability to counsel people about destructive addictions such as alcohol addictions and substance abuse.
  • Profound ability to detect the source of the patients’ problems and reasons for the disease.


B.S. in Psychology, 2004, Auburn University
Addiction Counselor Certification, 2006, Hope International University

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