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Suggested Reading

Welcome to our resource center for suggested support materials to assist with your recovery!Use the images below to link directly…
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Relationships in Recovery

A good relationship is supposed to feel loving, happy and safe. Recovering addicts have often experienced intimate relationships that were…
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Free Downloads

Here are some tools to help in planning your recovery and preparing you for finding and keeping a healthy relationship with a significant other. These are inventories and self tests to help in moving forward in life without repeating the mistakes of the past. If you know of a planning tool you would like to share please let me know
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Defining Addiction

Scrolling down you will find five different sets of criteria used by professionals and others to diagnose sexual addiction and…
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The Blog

A more in depth look at specific topics relating to sex addiction.  From time to time The Blog will explore…
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Denial in Sex Addiction: Delusion, Distortion and Dissociation

Denial in sex addiction is a form of distorted thinking. In fact it is a masterpiece of distorted thinking. Breaking through denial marks the beginning of addiction treatment. This is
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4 Spiritual Practices You Don’t Know You’re Doing

Spirituality and spiritual enlightenment are mystified in our culture. By mystified I mean made to seem mysterious and esoteric. I think this is mistaken thinking. In the world of addiction
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New Treatment Models for Teen Porn Addiction

The enormous global proliferation of online pornography has made a vast array of sexually explicit material available to a large teen audience on laptops, tablets and smart phones. And if
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Online Relationships: Real or Fantasy?

When I “e-meet” someone, that is connect online, I often have strong and immediate feelings that I like them or that I don’t, even though I have never seen them
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The Rocky History of Sex Addiction in Public Awareness

It is the height of the AIDS epidemic, around 30 years ago. Dr. Patrick Carnes, the founding father of sex addiction theory, is going to speak to the gay community.
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“I’m So Sorry”: Do Sex Addicts Really Mean it?

Celebrity sex addicts from high profile politicians to iconic sports stars whose secret behavior is exposed are quick to apologize. We see them on television, often with their betrayed spouse
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What is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT)? Frequently Asked Questions

What is involved in becoming a certified sex addiction therapist or counselor? First, an important point to remember is that only those therapists who are already licensed or otherwise credentialed
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Intimacy Disability and the Loneliness of Sex Addicts

Addicts are profoundly lonely. They may be active and sociable; they may have friends. But in terms of the deeper emotional connection to a partner, they tend to keep themselves
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