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Testimonials

“As the Director of a nonprofit Eating Disorder Program, I am faced with many representatives from residential eating disorders programs across the country.  Candace has come to the forefront of being a strong supporter of our mission and vision, and consistently supports the quest to help others.”

-Dr Genie Burnette, CEDS, PsyD
CEO and Founder of Manna Fund

“Candace is a dedicated and compassionate champion for those she works with. She brings empathy, professionalism, knowledge and support to her practice and is an absolute delight to work with.” 

– Cassie Gaub, Empowerment and Transformation Coach 
 

“Candace Mckenzie is a wonderful clinician, of which I would cross collaborate anytime. She is warm, intelligent, funny, and helps create an incredible therapeutic environment.” 

– Jill Lewis, MA, LCSW, CEDS 
 

“I have thoroughly enjoyed collaborating with Candace on eating disorder cases. She is a very caring and empathetic provider and goes out of her way to help these fragile clients. She is so wonderful to work with connecting members of the treatment team and helping to oversee the complex treatment issues of these types of clients. She is so knowledegable about all levels of care and is very well networked with all levels of care of treatment both locally and nationally. She is lovely to work with both inside and out!” 

-Page Love, MS, RDN, LD, CSSD
Owner, Nutrifit, Sport, Therapy, Inc.
Vice President of the Board for the Eating Disorders Information Network
 

“Working with Candace on our show was a dream. She works well when put on the spot, never loses composure, and is one of the nicest human beings I have ever met. I am excited to have the opportunity work with her again.” 

-Vanessa Valiente
Personal Fashion Consultant. Wardrobe Stylist. Writer.
 

“Candace is truly a bright light. She approaches all of her endeavors with passion, curiosity, and openness.” 

-Stephen Reeder, CEDS, LPC,
Clinical Director of Rosewood Santa Monica
 

“I’ve known Candace for nearly a decade, and as a colleague and collaborator she always comes through. Her insight, compassion, and experience make her the perfect consulting partner and always an appealing podcast guest.” 

-Jenni J.V. Wilson, LMFT – Los Angeles, California
– Producer and Podcast Host of “The Relationship Show with Dr. Wendy & Miss Jenni”
 

“I have worked and consulted with Candace regarding challenging clients, including working with her in clinical sessions as a co-therapist. Candace has consummate therapeutic skills, including the ability to remain grounded, empathetic, compassionate, and effective in the presence of highly reactive behaviors. Candace’s case formulations and assessments are insightful, thought-provoking, and generate practical, individualized interventions that move clients forward to enhanced levels of functioning. Her communication skills, which are of the highest order, coupled with her responsiveness, positive focus, and professionalism, make working with her a highly rewarding experience.” 

-Toby Estler, M.A., LMFT
– Social Services Director at T-CAT (Telecare Community Alternatives Team)”
 

“Candace is a passionate advocate for eating disorder recovery and mental health wellness. She brings a charismatic professionalism to all collaborative endeavors and is a joy to work with.” 

-Jocelyn Weiss, M.A.
Hopeway
– Business Development Representative – Southeast”