Sample Substance Abuse Counselor Resume

Posted in Counselor Resume Examples

Maria Adkins
2152 Valley Street
Collingswood, NJ 8108

Job Objective Seeking a rewarding and challenging position as Substance Abuse Counselor in a well-reputed organization.

Work Experience:

  • Substance Abuse Counselor, 2006 to Present
  • Black Veterans For Social Justice Inc, Brooklyn, New York
  • Counseled clients with gambling, alcohol, drug and eating disorder problems.
  • Identified patient’s negative behaviors through asking personal questions.
  • Counseled individuals and groups in alcohol and drug prevention programs.
  • Developed client’s treatment plans based on client histories.
  • Interviewed and advised clients and families in the areas of alcohol and drug abuse problems.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Sound knowledge of substance abuse and related issues
  • Extended ability to counsel struggling client’s to overcome addiction
  • Widely knowledgeable on relapse prevention and sobriety
  • Immense ability to counsel clients with alcohol, tobacco, drug and other related problems
  • Profound ability to instruct clients with new skills to overcome the addiction of drugs and alcohol


B.S. in psychology, 2004, Iowa State University
Substance Abuse Counseling Certification, 2006, Auburn University

We know how to prepare a professional resume!