›› Success

        by Linda Buechter

The famous Ralph Waldo Emerson once had a quote that says "Success … to know even one life breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded." I think of this in relationship to the field of addiction counseling.

So many counselors, and I would like to include myself, have helped people to see that they have choices in their life. Many people have survived their illness because of being exposed to counseling and seeing how, with some help, they can change their own life. This is what keeps me coming to work every day and doing so for the past seventeen years.


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