CP-25 Essentials of Addiction Counseling III:


This program consists of seven (7) units which explore the key and essential knowledge needed to provide competent counseling services for the addicted client. Topics include: family intervention, motivational interviewing, placement criteria, alcoholism, early recovery, HIV/AIDS and others. Texts include those written by: Alexandra Robbin, William K. Miller Robert L. Dupont William L. White Jean Kinney Guy Kettelhack Marcia Quackenbush and others.  $255

CP-35 Stress Management & Well-Being:


This program consists of six (6) units which explore issues associated with stress in the workplace and in life in general. The causes, course, management, monitoring and reduction of stress is explored in a way that helps the professional in high stress occupations and, for the helping professional, to give them the information and tools to help their clients.  Texts include those written/edited by Vinay Joshi, Thomas Skovholt, Michelle Trotter-Mathison & Brian Luke Seaward. $230

CP-01 Dual Diagnosis: 


This program consists ofseven (7) units which cover issues related to dual diagnosis, client assessment, motivational interviewing, selecting effective therapeutic strategies, identifying when physical health issues may be manifested as a mental diagnosis and counseling clients who have controversial diagnosis.  Texts include those written by: Dennis Daly, Jeffrey Kottler, James Morrison, Linda Seligman and William Miller. $295

CP-28 Advanced Skills in Addiction Counseling II:


This program consists of eight (8) units which explore the knowledge and skills needed to provide competent counseling services for the addicted client. Topics include: resistant clients, brief group therapy, systems therapy and addiction, solution-focused therapy and addiction, empowerment in addiction counseling and recovery and more Texts include those written by: Carol M. Anderson, Dennis C. Daley, Terence T. Gorski, Insoo Kim Berg, Peter Block and others. $295

CP-31 Coaching to Facilitating Change: 


This program consists of seven (7) units which explore the various aspects of the coaching profession and the provision of coaching services. Topics include: life coaching, coaching in the workplace, mentoring, consulting and more. Texts include those written by: Douglas K. Silsbee, Patrick Williams, Robert Hargrove, Michael Neenan, Windy Dryden, Lloyd J. Thomas, Peter Block, David Meggenson and Dave Clutterbuck. $255​

CP-22 Counseling Criminal Clients: 


This program consists of seven (7) units which explores assessment and counseling of clients who have engaged in criminal activities. Topics include: the criminal personality, addictive behaviors and criminality and treating criminal client in community settings. Texts include those written by: Stanton Samenow, David W. Springer and Barbara Sims. $295

CP-16 Clinical Supervision:


This program consists of nine (9) units continuing the exploration of clinical supervision and management in providing counseling, therapeutic and other helping services. Topics in this unit include: clinical supervision, treatment planning, performance coaching, consultation, employee assistance and stress management. Texts include those written by: Jane Campbell, Robert Hargrove, Peter Block, John Herdman and others. $315

CP-36 Crisis Intervention II:


This program consists of five (5) units which examine issues experienced by those in crisis, undergoing trauma and PTSD. Assessment, causation, prognosis, strategies and techniques are some issues addressed helping the helping professional to better deal with their own life crisis as well as those of their clients. Texts include those written/edited by Michael J. Scott,  Stephen G. Stradling, Victoria M. Follette, Josef I. Ruzek, Francis R. Abueg, Albert R. Roberts and Kristi Kanel. $170​

CP-34 Psychology of Human Strength:


This program consists of six (6) units which explore the characteristics which constitute mental health including resilience, happiness, optimism and others as well as how to promote these factors in our clients. Texts include those written/edited by Lisa G. Aspinwall, Ursula M. Staudinger, Karen Reivich, Andrew Shatte & Martin E. Seligman.  $190

CP-17 Essentials of Counseling I: 


This program consists of seven (7) units examining key elements involved in the counseling/therapeutic profession. Topics include: brief therapy, client resistance, diagnosis and assessment, selecting effective therapeutic strategies, stress management and cognitive therapy. Texts include those written by: John Preston, Brian Cade, Kenneth S. Pope, Jeffrey Kottler, James Morrison, Linda Seligman, Judith S. Beck and others. $295

CP-02 Counseling Families I: 


This program consists of six (6) units which cover topics such as family therapy, family intervention, family counseling and addiction treatment and dealing with resistance in therapy.  Texts include those written by: Jeffrey Kottler, William K. Miller, Jerome D. Levine, Carol M. Anderson and John M. Gottman. $230

CP-33 Coaching & Positive Psychology:


This program consists of six (6) units which explore the broad range of topics, concepts, aspects of positive psychology. The factors that make up and contribute to mental health and strategies the can use to assess a client in order to better promote mental health are also addressed. Texts include those written/edited by P. Alex Linley & Stephen Joseph Shane L. Lopez & C. R. Snyder. $255

CP-18 Essentials of Counseling II:


This program consists of seven (7) units continuing the exploration of key elements involved in providing competent counseling/therapeutic services. Topics include: family therapy, motivational interviewing, counseling adolescents, assess when physical illness mimics mental disorders, crisis counseling, counseling suicidal clients and assessing the criminal personality. Texts include those written by: JoEllen Patterson, Ann Vernon, William K. Miller, James Morrison, Donna C. Aguilera, Jeffrey A. Kottler, David Capuzzi, Stanton Samenow and others. $275​

CP-03 Counseling Families II:


This program consists of six (6) units which cover topics include: counseling adolescents, counseling children, treatment of the compulsive gambler and their family, promoting healthy family, family counseling and addiction treatment and counseling across the life span.mTexts include those written authors: Matthew Selekman, Joseph W. Ciarrocchi, Eric E. McCollum and others. $230​

CP-21 Advanced Counseling Skills II:


This program consists of six (6) units which continues and expands the exploration of key elements involved in providing competent counseling/therapeutic services. Topics include: facilitating client change, consultation, the resilience factor, marriage counseling, treatment planning and stress management. Texts include those written by: Linda Seligman, Windy Dryden, Peter Block, Karen Reivich, John M. Gottman, Mark E. Maruish & Thomas Skovholt. $210​

CP-32 Counseling the Compulsive Gambler:


This program consists of six (6) units which explore interviewing technique, strategies and knowledge specific to the treatment of the compulsive gambler. Topics include dealing with resistant clients, motivational interviewing, differential diagnosis and compulsive gambling. Texts include those written by James Morrison, Joseph W. Ciarrocchi, Arthur Herscovitch, Robert L. Leahy , William K. Miller, Stephen Rollnick and others.$230​

CP-30 Advanced Skills in Addiction Counseling IV: 


This program consists of eight (8) units which explore the knowledge and skills needed to provide competent counseling services for the addicted client. Topics include: group therapy, treatment planning, ethnocultural factors in addiction treatment, cognitive-behavioral treatment of compulsive gambling, cognitive-behavioral treatment of nicotine addiction, twelve core functions of the substance abuse counselor and more. Texts include those written by:David W. Brook, Mark E. Maruish, Thomas Skovholt, John Herdman, Kenneth A. Perkins and others.  $295​

CP-23 Essentials of Addiction Counseling I: 


This program consists of seven (7) units which explore the key and essential knowledge needed to provide competent counseling services for the addicted client. Topics include: dual diagnosis, diagnosis and assessment, dealing with resistant clients, barriers to recovery, criminal personality and addiction, spirituality and recovery and others. Texts include those written by: Dennis C. Daley Jeffrey Kottler James Morrison Glen D. Walters Craig Nakken Abraham J.Twerski Cynthia Kuhn David W. Springer Oliver Morgan and others. $295

CP-06 Counseling Clients with Special Issues I:


This program consists of six (6) units which concentrate on counseling clients with specific issues including: PTSD, victims of violence, compulsive gambling, the troubled employee, grief and loss and HIV/AIDS.Texts include those written by: Michael J. Scott, Sandra L Brown, Arthur Herscovitch, J. William Worden, Marcia Quackenbush, James Fearing and others. $210

CP-07 Counseling Clients with Special Issues II:


This program consists of six (6) units which concentrate on counseling clients with specific issues including: crisis, controversial diagnosis, anger management, families dealing with a compulsive gambler, suicide and group counseling techniques with clients with special issues. Texts include those written by: Donna C. Aguilera, David Capuzzi, Renee R. Taylor, Howard Kassinove, Joseph W. Ciarrocchi and John R. Wright. $255

CP-20 Advanced Counseling Skills I:


This program consists of six (6) units which continues and expands the exploration of key elements involved in providing competent counseling/therapeutic services. Topics include: eclectic therapy, systems theory, diagnosis and treatment planning, the promotion of mental health and others. Texts include those written by: Maja O’Brien Raphael J. Becvar William M. Pinsof Christiane Brems R. Rocco Cottone Linda Seligman and others. $170​

CP-19 Essentials of Counseling III:


This program consists of seven (7) units continuing the exploration of key elements involved in providing competent counseling/therapeutic services. Topics include: harm reduction therapy, chemical dependency counseling, solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy, resistant clients, EMDR, life coaching and group therapy.  Texts include those written by: Scott D. Miller, Robert C. Berg, Robert R. Perkinson, G. Alan Marlatt, Pat Williams, Carol M. Anderson and others. $275​

CP-29 Advanced Skills in Addiction Counseling III: 


This program consists of seven (7) units which explore the knowledge and skills needed to provide competent counseling services for the addicted client. Topics include: criminal personality & addiction, diagnosis and treatment planning, treating the compulsive gambler & their family, the  stages of change, ethics and more.  Texts include those written by: Stanton Samenow, Linda Seligman, Joseph W. Ciarrocchi, Gerard Connors, Michael J. Taleff and others. $255

Coaching, Counseling & Mentoring Services (CCMS, Inc.) is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP tm) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events (or programs) that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions (or programs) for which NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the program bulletin (or in the catalogue or Web site). The ACEP is sole responsible for all aspects of the programs meet NBCC requirements.

CP-15 Crisis Intervention:


This program consists of seven (7) units examining crisis counseling and brief therapy as they apply to clients who have been victims of violence, grief and loss, HIV/AIDS, suicide and victims of disasters. Texts include those written by: Linda S. Austin, Albert R. Roberts, David Capuzzi, Donna C. Aguilera, Marcia Quackenbush, J. William Worden and Sandra L. Brown. $290

CP-37 Addiction Counseling:


This program consists of eight (8) units examining the cognitive behavioral approach to addiction and to managing client resistance. Additionally, the application of motivational interview and the stage of change model as they apply to the treatment of addiction counselor while moving towards better outcomes through a greater understanding of the psychology of addiction and being supplied with the tools to help are all topics covered in this program. Texts include those written/edited by Aaron T. Beck, Gerard Connors, William K. Miller, Stephen Rollnick, Robert Coombs & John Jung. $340

CP-14 Relapse Prevention II: 


This program consists of four (4) units exploring early recovery from addiction, addiction across the life span, empowerment in recovery and other related topics.  Texts include those written by: Guy Kettelhack, John S. Baer, G. Alan Marlatt, Judith R. Gordon, Katie A. Witkiewitz, Edith Freeman & Lorraine Gutierrez. $170​

          Mastery Certification Programs

CP-10 Cognitive Therapy III:


This program consists of six (6) units which examines the application of cognitive/behavioral therapy to special populations and special problems, to the treatment of children & adolescents life coaching, compulsive gambling and smoking cessation. Texts include those written by: John R. Wright, Michael Neenan, Windy Dryden, Kenneth A. Perkins and others.  $190​

CP-08 Cognitive Therapy I: 


This program consists of six (6) units which explore cognitive therapy and the application of cognitive/behavioral therapy to depression, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, trauma and addiction. Texts include those written by: Judith Beck, Marsha M. Lineham, Aaron T. Beck, Maxie Maultby and others. $170

CP-05 Counseling Special Populations II:


This program consists of five (5) units which continues the exploration of the special needs and considerations when counseling clients from various backgrounds. Topics include: counseling adolescents, counseling children, sexual issues in counseling, group counseling techniques with special populations and ethnocultural factors in addiction counseling. Texts include those written by:Matthew Selekman, JohnR. Wright, Charles Neal and Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner.  $190​

CP-09 Cognitive Therapy II:


This program consists of six (6) units examining the application of cognitive therapy and RET to issues such as client crisis, personality disorders, addiction, clients with disabilities, adolescents and dealing with resistance.  Texts include those written by: Albert Ellis, Ann Vernon Windy Dryden Aaron T. Beck Albert R. Roberts and others. $210​

CP-24 Essentials of Addiction Counseling II:


This program consists of seven (7) units which explore the key and essential knowledge needed to provide competent counseling services for the addicted client. Topics include: holistic recovery, cognitive therapy for addiction, treating older clients, treatment of the African-American client, relapse prevention, treatment of compulsive gambling and the troubled employee. Texts include those written by: Arthur P. Ciaramicoli, Aaron T. Beck, Terry Gorski, Brenda L. Underhill, Kathryn Marie Graham, Arthur Herscovitch, James Fearing and others. $275 

CP-11 Brief Therapy I: 


This program consists of six (6) units examining the theory and practice of brief therapy including rapid behavior change, solution-focused therapy and many other topics.  Texts include those written by: Brian Cade, William Hudson O’Hanlon, Scott D. Miller, Simon H. Budman, William R. Miller and others. $170

We bundles our Individual Courses into what we call Mastery Certificate Programs. Our intent in creating them includes:


  1. With between 5 and 9 courses per program then taking 2 or 3 every couple years you have most of your continuing education needs met for the next 2 to 4 recredentialing cycles;
  2. They enable you to concentrate your studies in a particular/specific area that interests to you;
  3. Discounts have already been factored in giving you great prices ranging from $170 to $316 per program;
  4. By purchasing the books over the time you complete the program, waiting to find the best book prices at our Amazon-affiliated site (click HERE to find that site) you can save money with your book purchases.


You can access a pdf edition of the Mastery Certificate Programs Catalog HERE and at our Home Page.

Below you will find the program titles, brief descriptions and prices. Click the program title to find the list of the Individual Courses which make up that program.

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CP-04 Counseling Special Populations I:


This program consists of five (5) units which concentrate on the special needs and considerations of various populations such as clients from different cultures, men, women, disabled clients, African-American clients and older clients. Texts include those written by: Kathryn Marie Graham, Robert L. Meth, Cynthia L. Radnitz and others. $210​

CP-13 Relapse Prevention I:


This program consists of four (4) units exploring the role and the treatment of relapse including denial and other barriers to recovery, motivational interviewing, cultural and biological aspects of addiction and others.  Texts include those written by: Terence T. Gorski, Craig Nakken, Abraham J. Twerski, William K. Miller, Stephen Rollnick, Robert L. Dupont, William L. White and Maxie Maultby. $170​

CP-27 Advanced Skills in Addiction Counseling I:


This program consists of seven (7) units which explore the knowledge and skills needed to provide competent counseling services for the addicted client. Topicsinclude: ethics, relapse prevention, RET in the treatment of addiction, addictive behaviors across the life span and more. Texts include those written by: John S. Baer, Robert R. Perkinson, Robert K. White, Cynthia M. A. Geppert, G. Alan Marlatt, Albert Ellis and others. $255​

CP-26 Essentials of Addiction Counseling IV:


This program consists of seven (7) units which explore the key and essential knowledge needed to provide competent counseling services for the addicted client. Topics include: narrative therapy, substance abuse and family therapy, substance abuse prevention, harm reduction therapy and others. Texts include those written by: Maxie Maultby, Jerome D. Levine, Kathleen Carroll, Jeffrey A. Kottler, Jeannette Valentine, Patt Denning, Jonathan Diamond, Windy Dryden & Linda Seligman.$255​

CP-12 Brief Therapy II:


This program consists of five (5) units examining the theory and practice of brief therapy as it applies to addiction, counseling children and adolescents, and addiction/alcoholism. Texts include those written by: Albert R. Roberts, Terence T. Gorski, Matthew Selekman, Insoo Kim Berg & Scott D.Miller. $170 ​