Dr. Cali Estes

Who Is Dr. Cali Estes?

Dr. Cali Estes, also known as “The Female Dr. Drew,” is a highly sought-after addiction professional. She has over 25 years of experience in the addiction industry and has really helped to set the bar for the addiction industry.

Dr. Cali Estes is a celebrity coach, life coach, counselor, wellness guru, and #1 best-selling author with a passion for helping her clients bring about positive changes in their lives. She’s been featured on CNN, NBC, CNBC, CBS, FOX News, LA Times, Yahoo! News, Philadelphia Inquirer, Reader’s Digest, Entrepreneur Magazine, MSN Money, People Magazine, Max Sports and Fitness, San Jose Mercury, The Fix, Dr. Drew, People Magazine, Washington Post, Yoga Digest, and more.

She was also featured in a documentary about addiction called Gone Too Soon: The Story of Emily Cooley.


She’s the author of two best-selling books, Recovery Coach Workbook and I Married a Junkie. Dr. Cali Estes is a renowned public speaker and speaks on topics such as:

  • Addiction in the workplace
  • Addiction in the community
  • Leadership
  • The Law of Attraction
  • Women’s empowerment

She is also available to train or speak at your business or treatment program, or anywhere you need educational training on addiction or life skills.

Dr. Estes holds a Ph.D. from DSU in Psychology and Life Coaching, a Master’s Degree from WCU, and an undergraduate from PSU, International Certification as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor, Master Certified Addictions Professional, as well as 24 certifications, and over 20 years of experience as a personal trainer, Yoga and Pilates instructor, food addiction specialist and life coach.

Dr. Cali Estes has helped CEOs, professional musicians, athletes, actors, attorneys, physicians, and many entrepreneurs achieve their greatest life dreams and aspirations. She offers a unique approach that combines the principles of psychology with life coaching, addiction counseling, and many holistic methods to help people break free from addictions and live the life they truly deserve.

The Addictions Coach and Sober on Demand

Dr. Cali Estes is “The Addictions Coach.” For over 20 years, The Addictions Coach has been offering private addiction recovery services that get results. The Addictions Coach offers sober companion and sober coach services to help people with addictions. Another excellent service that Cali Estes put together is Sober on Demand.


Sober on Demand is exactly what it sounds like: on-demand private concierge care. This one-on-one private coaching comes to wherever you are. Medical detoxification services, addiction recovery support, and management are available for those who need them through online and telehealth systems. Sober on Demand service is fully customized to the individual, and these services are 100% private and discreet. Sober on Demand is stationed in Miami, Los Angeles, Denver, Dallas, Seattle, San Francisco, and New York City.

The Addictions Academy

Dr. Estes is the CEO and founder of The Addictions Academy. The Addictions Academy is one of the largest addiction coaching schools around. The Addictions Academy offers certifications in many different life coaching niches, including food addiction coach, harm reduction coach, trauma coach, life coach, and family recovery coach. The online school is available in over 25 countries and is translated into five different languages.

UnPause Your Life

Dr. Estes also created UnPause Your Life, which offers transformational coaching services. UnPause Your Life focuses on helping people unlock their full potential and achieve the success that they’ve always wanted. UnPause Your Life offers coaching packages and a life coach certification course. She runs UnPause Your Life with Jenny Fontana. There is also a coaching subscription service that gives clients access to the life coaching method 4-step process.

Get in Touch

Dr. Cali Estes is a leader in alternative addiction coaching — she gets results! To learn more, don’t hesitate to get in touch at 1.800.706.0318 ext. 2 to work with Dr. Estes.

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