DW183: How to Love an Addict and Stay Healthy... Especially During the Holiday Season with Candace Plattor


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Loving family members and loved ones isn't always easy, and it's much harder when they're an addict. If that's your life, then you need to listen to this episode. In this episode, Candace Plattor talks about how you can love an addict and stay healthy especially during the holiday season.

Don’t miss:

  • Candace’s powerful story
  • How Candace decided to work in the addictions field
  • The difference between “enabling” and “helping”
  • How Candace got the idea for her book, “Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: The Top 10 Survival Tips for Loving Someone with an Addiction”
  • The meaningful messages that Candace wants families to understand
  • How you can stop someone from engaging in addictive behaviors
  • Why the Holiday Season is the most difficult time of the year for families dealing with addiction
  • How families can deal with this in healthier and more self-respecting ways
  • And more!

Candace’s Bio:

Candace Plattor, M.A., R.C.C.. is an Addictions Therapist in private practice, where she specializes in working with the family and other loved ones of people who are struggling with addiction, in her unique and signature Family Addiction Counselling and Therapy program. As a former opioid addict with over 35 years clean and sober, Candace has learned that overcoming addiction is a family condition: everyone in the family is affected by addiction and everyone needs to heal. For more than three decades, she has been helping both addicts and their loved ones understand their dysfunctional behaviours and make healthier life choices.

Candace’s Social Media links:

Website: https://LoveWithBoundaries.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LovingAnAddictLovingYourself/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/candaceplattor/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/candaceplattor

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lovewithboundaries/

Grab Candace’s free giveaway: https://lovewithboundaries.com/freegift/

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