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  • Writer's pictureErik Frederickson - Life Coach and Recovery Coach

The Power of Sober Coaching: Why It Works - 3 min Read

In a world where addiction and substance abuse are running rampant, finding effective solutions to help individuals on their path to recovery has become of extreme importance. Sober coaching, a relatively new but highly effective approach, has gained traction and success for its ability to provide the necessary support, guidance, and accountability that individuals in recovery desperately need. In this blog, we will explore the reasons why sober coaching works and why it has become a valuable tool in the journey to sobriety.

1. Personalized Support

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Sober Coaching

One of the primary reasons why sober coaching works is its focus on providing personalized support and guidance. Every individual's journey through addiction and recovery is unique, and what works for one person may not work for another. At Recovering Reality we work closely with our clients to develop customized plans tailored to their specific needs and circumstances. By addressing the unique challenges and triggers that you are facing, we provide a level of support that is hard to achieve through a one-size-fits-all approach.

2. Continuous Accountability

Accountability is a fundamental aspect of recovery. At Recovering Reality we offer continuous accountability, ensuring that our clients stay on track and make progress in their journey toward healthy and sustainable recovery. This accountability extends beyond our one-on-one sessions. We stay in touch throughout the week, in between sessions, providing support when it's needed most. This constant presence can be a game-changer for someone struggling with addiction, as it lessens the likelihood of relapse and keeps our clients focused on their goals.

3. Building Healthy Habits

Recovery is not just about abstaining from substances; it's much more than that. Our coaching helps our clients build a new, healthy way of life. Sober coaching plays a pivotal role in helping individuals establish and maintain healthy habits, and our coaches assist our clients in setting goals related to physical health, mental well-being, faith, and relationships. We guide our clients in creating routines and structures that promote connection to God, sobriety, and overall well-being. By building these positive habits, our sober coaches help our clients replace old, destructive patterns with new, constructive ones.

4. Emotional Support

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Sober coaching

Addiction often goes hand in hand with emotional turmoil, past traumas, and mental health challenges. At Recovering Reality our sober coaches are well-equipped to offer emotional support to our clients. We help our clients process their emotions, deal with underlying issues, surrender to God, and provide a safe and non-judgmental space for open conversations. This emotional support is invaluable in helping our clients navigate the emotional ups and downs that can accompany recovery.

5. Relapse Prevention

Preventing relapse is a top priority in the recovery process, our coaches work diligently to identify potential triggers and warning signs that may lead to relapse. By addressing these factors early on, we help our clients develop coping strategies and techniques to avoid falling back into destructive behavior. With a strong emphasis on relapse prevention, sober coaching significantly reduces the risk of returning to substance use.

6. Real-Life Application

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sober coaching

Our sober coaches operate in the real world, outside the confines of a treatment facility. We provide clients with the tools and skills they need to navigate daily life while maintaining sobriety. Clients practice their newfound coping strategies, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities under the guidance of their coach. This real-life application has helped us guide hundreds and hundreds of clients into resilience, confidence, and long-lasting recovery.


At Recovering Reality, our sober coaching is a highly effective approach to addiction recovery for several reasons. It provides personalized support, continuous accountability, and emotional support, all while focusing on building healthy habits and preventing relapse. By addressing the individual needs and challenges of each client, Recovering Reality Sober Coaching offers a holistic approach to recovery that increases the likelihood of long-term success. If you or someone you know is on the path to recovery, we would love to see if we're a good fit for your journey.


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