Alcohol and drug addiction counseling is an important part of many treatment programs. There are many different counseling approaches and frameworks. Listen in to a group of recovery group members discuss what they want in a counselor.
As you reflect on your experiences with a counselor, what was especially helpful?
What was unhelpful?
What skill base do you think they should have?
Do you think they should share your experience as a recovering addict? What are the pros and cons of this?