Candace Plattor M.A.

Addiction Counselor
Candace Plattor

Credentials: Diploma/Degree

Institution: Adler School of Professional Psychology

Certification: M.A.

Certification Year: 2001

Institution: Adler University

Graduated: 2001

In practice since: 1990

Candace Plattor, M.A., R.C.C., graduated from Adler University with a Masters degree (M.A.) in Counselling Psychology, in 2001. She is an Addictions Therapist in private practice, specializing in addictive behaviors such as alcohol and drug abuse, eating disorders, gambling, Internet addiction, compulsive overspending and codependency in relationships. For more than 25 years, Candace has been helping clients and their loved ones understand their dysfunctional behaviors and make healthier life choices.

Books Candace has Published

Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself

The Top 10 Survival Tips for Loving Someone with an Addiction

Whether the addict in your life is your spouse, partner, parent, child, friend, or colleague, the key to changing this reality for yourself lies in shifting your focus from your loved one's addiction to you own self-care. This book presents a dramatically fresh approach to help you get off the roller-coaster chaos of addiction, maintain your own sanity and serenity, and live your best life.

Articles Candace has Published
The Benefits of Healing Holistically from Addictive Behaviors
The Benefits of Healing Holistically from Addictive Behaviors

Recovering from an "addictive behavior" requires a lot from us—we need to make sure that a number of life pieces are in place before we can be successful. Whether we are dealing with mind-altering substances »

Recovering from an "addictive behavior" requires a lot from us—we need to make sure that a number of life pieces are in place before we can be successful. Whether we are dealing with mind-altering substances like drugs and alcohol, or other mood-altering behaviors such as disordered eating, smoking, excessive internet use, gambling, over- spending or codependency in our relationships, until we can..

Candace Plattor · October 19th, 2016

Candace Plattor · October 19th, 2016

Addiction and Codependency: The Top 10 Reasons to
Addiction and Codependency: The Top 10 Reasons to Stop Enabling the Addict You Love, Part

Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Stop Enabling the Addict You Love. #5 – Others around you are watching what you're doing. When we deal with an addict of any kind, there are always ripple effects that occur—positive »

Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Stop Enabling the Addict You Love. #5 – Others around you are watching what you're doing. When we deal with an addict of any kind, there are always ripple effects that occur—positive or negative. Consider a scenario such as this: Your teen or adult child is actively using drugs or other addictive behaviours. If you are enabling this person and you have other children,..

Candace Plattor · April 15th, 2016

Candace Plattor · April 15th, 2016

Addiction and Codependency: The Top 10 Reasons to
Addiction and Codependency: The Top 10 Reasons to Stop Enabling the Addict You Love, Part

We all know that addiction is rampant—it's a problem for far too many people, all over the world. And even though 'addiction' can take many forms, from mind-altering substances to mood-altering behaviours, »

We all know that addiction is rampant—it's a problem for far too many people, all over the world. And even though 'addiction' can take many forms, from mind-altering substances to mood-altering behaviours, one thing is for sure: Most everyone on the planet today is either affected by addiction—their own or someone else's—or they know some one who is. These days, I work primarily with the loved..

Candace Plattor · April 14th, 2016

Candace Plattor · April 14th, 2016