Criteria for Certified Addiction Therapist

270 Hours of Addiction related training with at least 70 hours of practicum

6000 Hours of Training or Experience in a Behavioural Health or Behavioural Sciences field, including at least 10 hours in each of the 12 core functions of addiction counselling. A Bachelor's degree in the above fields counts for 2000 hours. A Master's degree in the above fields counts for 4000 hours.

20 hours of supervision a year with supervisor reports

Score at least 60% of 100 question Addiction Therapist Exam


Assessment Fee: US$30

Exam Fee: US$100

Certification Fee: US$60

Recertification Fee: US$60