Candace speaks with Susan Montanaro on the Dreams and Detours podcast about her detour into addiction many years ago, something that is still happening today due to doctors prescribing addictive opioids. Listen on your favourite podcast player here.
Candace speaks with Mary Fran and Kristin of the Brilliantly Resilient Podcast about setting boundaries to heal the pain of addiction. Listen on your favourite podcast player by clicking here.
Candace speaks with Howard Rankin, host of the How Not to Think Podcast, about how to support the addict you love. Listen on your favourite podcast player here.
Candace speaks with Ray Bourcier on the Surviving to Thriving podcast about healing families during addictions.
Candace speaks with Dr. Debra Muth on her Let’s Talk Wellness Now show about how families can stop enabling their loved ones and reclaim their lives.
I was pleased to be Nicki Bannerman’s guest on The Influencer Women Podcast earlier this fall. On this podcast, we discussed the important difference between self-esteem and self-respect. Without self-respect, self-esteem can remain low. It can be commonplace for loved ones to enable an addict and keep them stuck in their addictions, and when loved ones learn the difference between enabling and helping, change happens.
Candace is interviewed by Francesca Anastasi for her Succeed Against the Odds podcast.
Candace is interviewed on Talk Recovery Radio about what it takes to stay clean and sober, one day at a time. (Interview starts at about the 5 minute mark.)
Candace talks with Sherry Gaba about “How to End the Pain and Suffering of Addiction in your Family—Forever.” The 5th Annual Recovery Today Online Conference Interview, September 13, 2017.
Candace talks with Devrah Laval about what it means to be the loved one of an addict, as well as about her unique Family Addiction Therapy Program, November 20, 2016.
Candace talks with Beverly Buncher of BALM about being the loved one of an addict, and does a Q&A with listeners, September, 2016.
On Coming Clean Radio: The Art of Transparency, Candace and Katherine Arati Maas discuss alternatives to the 12 steps, codependency, and the work she does with the loved ones of people struggling with addiction, July 19, 2016.
Surviving the Holidays When Loving an Addict, Tele-seminar, December 15, 2015.
Candace talks with medical intuitive, Caroline Sutherland, about being the loved one of someone struggling with addiction. August 24, 2015.
Candace talks with guest host Shane Foxman on CKNW radio’s The Sean Leslie Show about whether marijuana is addictive. June 27, 2015.
Candace and Caryn FitzGerald discuss Self-Care on Valentine’s Day. February 10, 2015.
Candace is interviewed by Last Door’s Talk Recovery show on CO-OP Radio 100.5 FM (Vancouver), about New Year’s Intentions, Valentine’s Day, and her upcoming workshop, “Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: Counselling the Loved Ones of Addicts”. January 8, 2015.
Candace talks with Jay Durant on CKNW about the difference between New Year’s Resolutions vs Intentions. January 2, 2015.
Candace and Caryn FitzGerald discuss how to stay healthy as the loved one of an addict over the holidays. December 18, 2014.
Candace talks with Barbara Dooley on 1340 WGUA Radio in Athens, Georgia, about being the loved one of an addict during the Holiday Season. December 16, 2014.
Candace discusses her work with the loved ones of addicts with Jim Skinner, host of Stories with a Purpose. November 24, 2014.
Candace talks with Mari Frank in Laguna Niguel, CA about her work with loved ones of addicts and her book Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: The Top 10 Survival Tips for Loving Someone with an Addiction. November 17, 2014.
Candace talks with Mari Frank (www.ConflictHealing.com) about the issues associated with being the loved one of an addict. October 22, 2014.
September 23, 2014 – Candace talks about addiction with Dr. Winn Henderson from www.truthradio.tv in North Carolina.
Candace speaks with Stu Bryer in Norwich, Connecticut on WICH.com about the differences between ‘Helping’ and ‘Enabling’, August 7, 2014.
Candace talks with Doug Wagner on AM 600 WMT, about her book Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: The Top 10 Survival Tips for Loving an Addict and her work with the loved ones of people with addictions, August 4, 2014.
Candace talks with Dr. Stan Frager and Jay Davidson from Louisville, Kentucky on July 20, 2014, about what loved ones of addicts can do to truly change the problematic dynamics in those relationships.
Candace talks with Michael Dresser on July 8, 2014, about her work with loved ones of people with addictions, as well as her book Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: The Top 10 Survival Tips for Loving Someone with an Addiction.
Candace spoke on Talk Radio on Co-Op Radio 100.5, December 12th, 2013, about how to stay clean and sober during the Holiday Season
Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: Surviving the Holidays Tele-class, December 4th, 2013
Candace was honoured to be the very first guest on the new radio show Talk Recovery in Vancouver on August 22, 2013. The question posed in this interview is: “Can you have a healthy relationship with someone who is in active addiction?” Join Candace as she discusses her work with the loved ones of people with addictions, as well as her book Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: The Top 10 Survival Tips for Loving Someone with an Addiction.
On A Moment of Change, Candace shares her own story of addiction and her work with the loved ones of addicts to allow them to ‘help’ rather than ‘enable.’ In this wide-ranging interview Candace defines addiction and even when it may be appropriate to get an addicted loved one out of the home. – May 7, 2013
Candace talks with Simi Sara on CKNW News Talk Radio 980 about shopping addiction and Black Friday – November 23, 2012
Candace talks about addictive behaviors and your health with Caroline Sutherland on Blog Talk Radio – October 29, 2012
Candace talks with Larry Golborn about prescription addiction – October 7, 2012
Candace speaks with Carol the Coach about how loved ones of people with addictions can live their own best lives despite their difficult circumstances – September 10, 2012
Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 on WebTalk Radio Network – June 18, 2012
Candace speaks with Bill Good on CKNW about how addiction can impact anyone – May 29, 2012
Candace is interviewed by Bill Good on CKNW about her book and her work – February 14, 2012
Candace and CKNW’s Simi Sara discuss Boxing Day shopping – December 26, 2011
CBC Radio One On The Coast interviews Candace Plattor about New Year’s Intentions vs. Resolutions – December 31, 2010
CKNW’s Simi Sara Interviews Candace Plattor on The World Today Weekend – December 18, 2010
Candace on Blog Talk Radio – September 28, 2010
“Fraser Health launches guide for broaching loved ones’ drug use” – November 6, 2017
“Holidays are tough for addicts and their families” – Peace Arch News, December 18, 2012
“Free forum on addiction issues held this month” – Peace Arch News, May 17, 2012
Candace is interviewed for the Huffington Post Canada about smoking addiction – February 10, 2012
Candace interviewed by the Westender about gambling addiction February 16, 2011
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