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.
For over 25 years in her private practice, Candace Plattor, has been helping clients and their loved ones understand their addictive behaviors and make healthier life choices. Candace gives many popular and well-attended talks based on her award winning books Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: The Top 10 Survival Tips for Loving Someone with an Addiction and Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: The Workbook. She has also been featured on television and radio programs throughout Canada and the US and has become a favorite go-to expert for news related interviews in the Vancouver area.