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Candy Finnigan

Interventionist on the A&E Series Intervention

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 Candy Finnigan Biography

Candy Finnigan is a nationally recognized author, addiction specialist and interventionist, who has been one of the featured interventionists on the acclaimed A&E series Intervention, since its inception. The show has been widely praised since 2004 as a groundbreaking example of how reality television and therapeutic efforts can be combined. Intervention is an Emmy® winning series, which has also been recognized for its commitment to raising public awareness of drug and alcohol abuse, as well as mental health issues.

In recovery herself for 33 years, Finnigan states, “I was inspired to go into this work because I saw that as a recovering woman and mother, I might be able to connect with others and bring help and hope to families, in a way that, perhaps, others couldn’t. It’s not just my work, it’s my life.” She has been honored by many organizations in the recovery field for her outstanding work and dedication.

For over 28 years, Finnigan has not only served as a crisis interventionist, but holds great value in: family programs, education sessions, relapse prevention, pain management, mental health, treatment placement, and adoption. Adopted as a child, she has always been particularly interested in the nexus of adoption and addiction, along with the distinctive treatment strategies that may be necessary in such cases.

Candy takes great pride in being among those involved in the creation of The Musicians Assistance Program - now, a part MusiCares, which grants financial assistance for drug/alcohol treatment of musicians and others in the music industry. Candy continues to volunteer her time in this organization.

Candy has spoken about addiction and recovery in many communities, big and small, across the USA (e.g. town hall meetings), and is often engaged as a keynote speaker, leading workshops to enlighten others about the problems and solutions for the afflicted and their families. Candy is acutely aware of the daunting task each family faces when confronted with a loved one under duress, saying, “People must be told that this is a treatable family illness.”

When Enough is Enough: A Comprehensive Guide to Successful Intervention, published in 2008, is a comprehensive guide to the intervention process. It is used as a guide and textbook in many universities. Her book aims to help loved ones with the process of intervention.

Finnigan received her Certificate in Alcohol-Drug Counseling skills and her Certificate in Alcohol-Drug Abuse Studies from UCLA in 1993 and is a Certified Master Addiction Counselor III. She received her intervention training in 1991, from Dr. Vernon Johnson, who pioneered the intervention process. She has done extensive workshop training in the fields of dual diagnosis and psychiatric treatments, pain management, eating disorders and other process addictions.

Candy has been married for 50 years to her husband, Mike. They are blessed to have two children: daughter, Bridget and son, Kelly.

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  • The Family Before, During and After a Crisis

    Candy Finnigan has had many years of experience dealing with families before, during and after a crisis through the Emmy award-winning TV series Intervention. In this speech, Finnigan provides audiences with a comprehensive guide about how interventions can help during a crisis. By defining what a crisis is, deciding when it is best to take action, understanding the family’s role, and knowing if an intervention is essential are all lessons this well-known addiction specialist will teach your audience.

  • The Many Faces of Addiction

    For 25 years, Candy Finnigan has been a nationally and internationally recognized interventionist and addiction specialist. With incredible firsthand experiences, Finnigan has become the go to person for identifying the many faces of addiction. In this speech, she covers alcohol abuse, drug addiction, gambling addiction, eating disorders, and other dependencies. She helps audiences understand the mental state and denial people experience with addictive behavior as well as what should be done to support them. Sharing personal stories and examples of selecting the best options, Finnigan provides sound advice for those struggling through the cycle of addiction.

  • The Glamour of Addiction: Our Obsession with Celebrities in Crisis

    Candy Finnigan’s take on the glamour of addiction and the public’s obsession with celebrities in crisis is a unique one. She brings the audience inside the rise and fall of celebrities in addictive situations, including the differences between the success of Britney Spears and the downfall of Lindsay Lohan. Finnigan also discusses why we as a society make excuses for celebrities and how their rock bottom is perceived differently than regular addicts. In this eye opening speech, the famous interventionist raises awareness about addiction in America.

  • The Face of Recovery: An Inside Look at Intervention

    Candy Finnigan is not only a certified interventionist and addiction specialist, but she is also known as “The Face of Recovery” on the Emmy award-winning TV series Intervention. With many years of experience as a practicing interventionist, Finnigan gives audiences an exclusive look into the secrets of the show’s amazing successes, insightful stories from behind the scenes and the most frequently asked questions about the addicts on the show. Delving into her own personal story of addiction and recovery journey, Finnigan’s powerful speech will leave everyone wanting to learn more about the faces of addiction and recovery.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Candy Finnigan?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Candy Finnigan for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Candy Finnigan, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Candy Finnigan or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Candy Finnigan?

    Booking fees for Candy Finnigan, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Candy Finnigan, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Candy Finnigan?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Candy Finnigan for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Candy Finnigan for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Candy Finnigan or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Candy Finnigan or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Candy Finnigan

Interventionist on the A&E Series Intervention

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Candy Finnigan Biography

Candy Finnigan is a nationally recognized author, addiction specialist and interventionist, who has been one of the featured interventionists on the acclaimed A&E series Intervention, since its inception. The show has been widely praised since 2004 as a groundbreaking example of how reality television and therapeutic efforts can be combined. Intervention is an Emmy® winning series, which has also been recognized for its commitment to raising public awareness of drug and alcohol abuse, as well as mental health issues.

In recovery herself for 33 years, Finnigan states, “I was inspired to go into this work because I saw that as a recovering woman and mother, I might be able to connect with others and bring help and hope to families, in a way that, perhaps, others couldn’t. It’s not just my work, it’s my life.” She has been honored by many organizations in the recovery field for her outstanding work and dedication.

For over 28 years, Finnigan has not only served as a crisis interventionist, but holds great value in: family programs, education sessions, relapse prevention, pain management, mental health, treatment placement, and adoption. Adopted as a child, she has always been particularly interested in the nexus of adoption and addiction, along with the distinctive treatment strategies that may be necessary in such cases.

Candy takes great pride in being among those involved in the creation of The Musicians Assistance Program - now, a part MusiCares, which grants financial assistance for drug/alcohol treatment of musicians and others in the music industry. Candy continues to volunteer her time in this organization.

Candy has spoken about addiction and recovery in many communities, big and small, across the USA (e.g. town hall meetings), and is often engaged as a keynote speaker, leading workshops to enlighten others about the problems and solutions for the afflicted and their families. Candy is acutely aware of the daunting task each family faces when confronted with a loved one under duress, saying, “People must be told that this is a treatable family illness.”

When Enough is Enough: A Comprehensive Guide to Successful Intervention, published in 2008, is a comprehensive guide to the intervention process. It is used as a guide and textbook in many universities. Her book aims to help loved ones with the process of intervention.

Finnigan received her Certificate in Alcohol-Drug Counseling skills and her Certificate in Alcohol-Drug Abuse Studies from UCLA in 1993 and is a Certified Master Addiction Counselor III. She received her intervention training in 1991, from Dr. Vernon Johnson, who pioneered the intervention process. She has done extensive workshop training in the fields of dual diagnosis and psychiatric treatments, pain management, eating disorders and other process addictions.

Candy has been married for 50 years to her husband, Mike. They are blessed to have two children: daughter, Bridget and son, Kelly.

Candy Finnigan Videos

  • "Intervention" host Candy Finnigan to be at town hall on addiction
    The opioid epidemic has touched nearly everyone. The host of the Emmy-nominated A&E series "Intervention", Candy Finnigan, and Garrett Braukman,...
  • The Gregory Mantell Show -- "Intervention"
    When a friend or family member has an addiction.... Candy Finnigan, from the popular A&E show "Intervention," discusses her book, "When Enough is...

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Candy Finnigan Speaking Topics

  • The Family Before, During and After a Crisis

    Candy Finnigan has had many years of experience dealing with families before, during and after a crisis through the Emmy award-winning TV series Intervention. In this speech, Finnigan provides audiences with a comprehensive guide about how interventions can help during a crisis. By defining what a crisis is, deciding when it is best to take action, understanding the family’s role, and knowing if an intervention is essential are all lessons this well-known addiction specialist will teach your audience.

  • The Many Faces of Addiction

    For 25 years, Candy Finnigan has been a nationally and internationally recognized interventionist and addiction specialist. With incredible firsthand experiences, Finnigan has become the go to person for identifying the many faces of addiction. In this speech, she covers alcohol abuse, drug addiction, gambling addiction, eating disorders, and other dependencies. She helps audiences understand the mental state and denial people experience with addictive behavior as well as what should be done to support them. Sharing personal stories and examples of selecting the best options, Finnigan provides sound advice for those struggling through the cycle of addiction.

  • The Glamour of Addiction: Our Obsession with Celebrities in Crisis

    Candy Finnigan’s take on the glamour of addiction and the public’s obsession with celebrities in crisis is a unique one. She brings the audience inside the rise and fall of celebrities in addictive situations, including the differences between the success of Britney Spears and the downfall of Lindsay Lohan. Finnigan also discusses why we as a society make excuses for celebrities and how their rock bottom is perceived differently than regular addicts. In this eye opening speech, the famous interventionist raises awareness about addiction in America.

  • The Face of Recovery: An Inside Look at Intervention

    Candy Finnigan is not only a certified interventionist and addiction specialist, but she is also known as “The Face of Recovery” on the Emmy award-winning TV series Intervention. With many years of experience as a practicing interventionist, Finnigan gives audiences an exclusive look into the secrets of the show’s amazing successes, insightful stories from behind the scenes and the most frequently asked questions about the addicts on the show. Delving into her own personal story of addiction and recovery journey, Finnigan’s powerful speech will leave everyone wanting to learn more about the faces of addiction and recovery.

FAQs on booking Candy Finnigan

  • How to book Candy Finnigan?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Candy Finnigan for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Candy Finnigan, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Candy Finnigan or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Candy Finnigan?

    Booking fees for Candy Finnigan, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Candy Finnigan, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Candy Finnigan?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Candy Finnigan for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Candy Finnigan for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Candy Finnigan or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Candy Finnigan or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Candy Finnigan is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Candy Finnigan for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Candy Finnigan generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tina Marie Jones, Francine Ward, Allison Massari, Montel Williams and Eileen McDargh, CSP, CPAE. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Candy Finnigan for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Candy Finnigan Speaker Videos

  • "Intervention" host Candy Finnigan to be at town hall on addiction
    The opioid epidemic has touched nearly everyone. The host of the Emmy-nominated A&E series "Intervention", Candy Finnigan, and Garrett Braukman, executive director of Alta centers which offer...
    The Gregory Mantell Show -- "Intervention"
    When a friend or family member has an addiction.... Candy Finnigan, from the popular A&E show "Intervention," discusses her book, "When Enough is Enough." And Lauren Sullivan tells about the time her...

Candy Finnigan Speaking Topics

  • The Family Before, During and After a Crisis

    Candy Finnigan has had many years of experience dealing with families before, during and after a crisis through the Emmy award-winning TV series Intervention. In this speech, Finnigan provides audiences with a comprehensive guide about how interventions can help during a crisis. By defining what a crisis is, deciding when it is best to take action, understanding the family’s role, and knowing if an intervention is essential are all lessons this well-known addiction specialist will teach your audience.

  • The Many Faces of Addiction

    For 25 years, Candy Finnigan has been a nationally and internationally recognized interventionist and addiction specialist. With incredible firsthand experiences, Finnigan has become the go to person for identifying the many faces of addiction. In this speech, she covers alcohol abuse, drug addiction, gambling addiction, eating disorders, and other dependencies. She helps audiences understand the mental state and denial people experience with addictive behavior as well as what should be done to support them. Sharing personal stories and examples of selecting the best options, Finnigan provides sound advice for those struggling through the cycle of addiction.

  • The Glamour of Addiction: Our Obsession with Celebrities in Crisis

    Candy Finnigan’s take on the glamour of addiction and the public’s obsession with celebrities in crisis is a unique one. She brings the audience inside the rise and fall of celebrities in addictive situations, including the differences between the success of Britney Spears and the downfall of Lindsay Lohan. Finnigan also discusses why we as a society make excuses for celebrities and how their rock bottom is perceived differently than regular addicts. In this eye opening speech, the famous interventionist raises awareness about addiction in America.

  • The Face of Recovery: An Inside Look at Intervention

    Candy Finnigan is not only a certified interventionist and addiction specialist, but she is also known as “The Face of Recovery” on the Emmy award-winning TV series Intervention. With many years of experience as a practicing interventionist, Finnigan gives audiences an exclusive look into the secrets of the show’s amazing successes, insightful stories from behind the scenes and the most frequently asked questions about the addicts on the show. Delving into her own personal story of addiction and recovery journey, Finnigan’s powerful speech will leave everyone wanting to learn more about the faces of addiction and recovery.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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