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Recovery Philosophy

Angie believes that alcoholism and addiction is a serious illness which can effect the whole family. Her philosophy of counseling centers around highly individualized therapy and the 12-step model of recovery. Her goals of helping individuals achieve a healthy lifestyle are a priority in her Jefferson City counseling practice. She is a passionate advocate for the treatment and recovery of individuals who suffer from addiction.

Professional Experience

Angie Carter

Angie Carter is an an Internationally Certified Reciprocal Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CRADC) and Certified Substance Abuse Professional(SAP)in private practice.

In addition to being a Department of Transportation Certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), Angie has taught Substance Abuse Traffic Offenders Program (SATOP) classes for DUI/DWI offenders in Missouri. She served as Director for Crossroads Community Recovery Center and as a staff counselor at an adolescent treatment center.

Angie loves helping others to achieve long-term sobriety. Angie also loves gardening, reading and photography.

Below are links to Angies Articles. You will find she has a very down to earth and personal way of delivering the essential information needed by those who seek recovery from addiction and codependency. In addition to her wealth of professional knowledge, her articles contain personal testimony and experience with addiction, codependency and recovery as she is in her 20th year of continuous long-term recovery.

2014 Articles

The Argument over Marijuana Legalization, Part I

The Argument over Marijuana Legalization, Part II

2013 Articles

New Beginnings: Resolutions to Quit Drinking

Thinking Errors and Addiction

Family Members and Addiction

Alcohol Friend or Foe?

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Family Members Health and Addiction

Brain Networks and Early Recovery

Cravings and Triggers

2012 Articles

Understanding Adolescent Addiction

Dual Diagnosis: Double Trouble in Recovery

Alcohol Awareness 2012

Incarceration Due to Addiction – Sometimes Positive

High Risk Situations & Relapse

Defining Adult Children Syndrome

Spotlight on National Recovery Month 2012

Drinking and Driving – A Scary Proposition

2011 Articles

Resolve, Relapse, and Regrets

Heroin Addiction – A Tragic Love Affair

Family Recovery from Addiction

Grief and Addiction

Addiction Transfer and Cross Addiction

Freedom: The Hallmark of Addiction Recovery

Guilt, Remorse and Shame – The Terrible Trio

Recovery Month 2011: A Family Affair

Masks, Manipulation and Maladies of Adult Child Syndrome

An Attitude of Gratitude

2010 Articles

What is Adult Children of Alcoholic Syndrome?

Stinking Thinking: The Thinking Before the Drinking

Am I Helping or Enabling?

The Chaos of Codependency

Early Recovery Can Be Difficult

Alcohol and Anger

Sponsorship in Recovery, Not a Casual Relationship

2009 Articles

Denial And Addiction: A Relationship of A Different Sort

Holidays and Addiction: Happiness or Horror Story

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