College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Candace McLain-Tait, LPC, ACS is a Core Faculty at Walden University in the Clinical Mental Health Program. She is an LPC in both Colorado and Michigan and holds the Approved Clinical Supervisor creditional as well. She recently has obtained her distance counseling creditional and serves on the ACES Technology Interest Network and She has worked for over 19 years in clinical mental health, specializing with adolescents, substance abuse counseling, trauma and supervision. She has 10 years’ experience teaching in higher education with roles and responsibilities in various areas of administration, program leadership, course and program development and supporting the development of online education, student assessment, and student support. She has co-published numerous chapters in counseling books and enjoys research, writing and presenting with colleagues. Her passion is counselors in training supervision working with those struggling with comportment issues while understanding the role and needs of counselor educator supervisors own ongoing growth and development as well. She also has a creative arts background focusing on how to integrate creativity in counseling education and supervision specifically addressing a trauma informed support model. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Youth Ministry, and Master’s in Counseling, with a Doctorate in Counselor Education Supervision. She loves animals, outdoor recreation, family fun and hobbies, outdoor landscaping, home remodeling, volunteering at her daughters’ school and supporting the military and first responders in her community.