Sacramento Addiction Therapist Uses H...

Sacramento Addiction Therapist Uses Her Education To Help Others In Need

Posted in the Top Stories Forum

“The Addictions Coach ”

Since: Feb 13


#1 Jul 31, 2014
For people trying to quit an addiction, enrolling in programs with a “sponsor” is common. But often leaving addiction behind isn’t the only step to moving forward. Just as college students have counselors and life coaches as they make their transitions, so to do people battling addiction.

Many have Cali Estes on their side. A noted addiction therapist with offices in California, New York and Florida, she is also a life coach, recovery coach and wellness guru. She blends cognitive behavioral therapy, psychology and life coaching as she unlocks the cause of addiction.

Cali came to this field through criminal justice. Now along with her degrees, she’s earned 15 certifications, including California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors.

Please share your decisions leading up to choosing criminal justice.

“I had wanted to be a FBI agent when I started school for psychology. I did my internship in a male prison – State Correctional Institute Rockview – and loved it. I studied forensic psychology and wanted to continue into it; however, there was no program at the master’s level at that time so I chose criminal justice.”

What are you glad to have in your “toolbox” skill set? What do you wish you would have learned?

“I am glad I received body language training, how to read the cues. I wish I would have had more hands-on experience in school, not just in the classroom.”

Do you have any advice for aspiring students?

“Do as many internships as you can. Get hands-on work, volunteer and learn, and get a mentor.”

Find Cali Estes at or call 800.706.0318

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Top Stories Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Plurality of Americans think Trump is failing (Mar '17) 1 min swampmudd 65,376
Why I’m no longer a Christian (Jul '08) 2 min Dang Jersey Piney 446,541
Prove there's a god. (Mar '08) 27 min Big Al 994,281
News Roman Catholic church only true church, says Va... (Jul '07) 1 hr Michael 698,043
Mike Tyson: the most FEARED Boxer of All-Time 4 hr River Tam 94
Widing on tha" Puddy Tat Et sphawess @ 99 mph!!! 7 hr Doctor REALITY 5
There is Everything Wrong with Abortion (Nov '07) 12 hr ROG 223,237