Candace Plattor, in private practice and the author of "Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself," is offering a workshop for counselors, psychologists and others along with Cait Saul of the Angels Addiction Resource.
The link to the full story is here, and Candace's descrition of the event follows below.
On January 17, 2015,
Candace Plattor (Vancouver therapist in private practice and author of
“Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself”) and Cait Saul (Director of the
"Angels Community & Addiction Advisors Network") are presenting a
1-day workshop for counsellors, therapists, and psychology students who
are working with the loved ones of addicts. As you know, our clients
are often loved ones, even though they might not be talking about those
particular issues due to intense feelings of shame and guilt. Because
addiction so frequently plays a huge part in the dynamics of our
clients’ relationships, it is incumbent upon their clinicians to be able
to assess this and know how to best work with them.
clients really need our help — and becoming known as a therapist (or
agency) that specializes in working with the loved ones of addicts can
also help to expand your client base and increase your professional