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Why do you want a career as an addiction counselor?
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To help individuals and families who are seeking help, due to my familial expreiineces.
Because I love work with and help people.
I watch how addictions take control over lives and would like to contribute to it's decline. Even when I think it does not affect me, indirectly it does.
It is where my background is and I am really good at it. My ultimate career goal is to obtain my Masters in Social Work and going back into Substance Abuse Counseling seems like the most sensible platform.
Assisting individuals overcome the obstacles associated with addiction.
Addiction is one I'll that we can reduce needless sufferings.
I see the need for substance abuse counseling in this population.
Previous issues with family and friends. I want to inspire people to change their lives. I want to be able to influence them with real life situations has helped me to realize that they too can overcome their illness.
As growing up I have seen first hand the damage of drugs that does to the family.
Because there are so many people in this period of time that are in need of help and I feel able to provide services to assist a person to be healthy and fulfilled.