Archive for the ‘Addictions’ Category

Decoding Ariel Castro’s “Cold Blooded Sex Addict” Statement

Decoding Ariel Castro’s “Cold Blooded Sex Addict” Statement By ROBERT WEISS LCSW, CSAT-S   My last three blogs have been about sexual offending. Frankly, after completing the series I’d hoped to move on to lighter topics. Unfortunately, the recent situation in Ohio – Ariel Castro allegedly kidnapping and repeatedly raping and torturing three young women for more […]

Mancow Show – TV and Radio 5/2

I will be on the Mancow show on APril 18 to talk about sex and Internet addiction as well as my new book, The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We We Love People Who Hurt Us. The show is broadcasted simulteneously on TV and radio.  For Chicago audiences it will be on My50 Chicago (WPWR).  It […]

How Real Is Sex Addiction?

How Real is Sex Addiction? By Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC Ross’s Sex Addiction Website: The term “sex addiction” was coined by Patrick Carnes, who described it in his 1983 seminal book on the topic: “Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction.” Carnes is largely responsible for legitimizing the study and treatment of sex […]

Interview on Your Health Is Your Wealth Radio Show – Dr. Cindy Anderson

Dr. Cindy Anderson, radio show host of Your Health Is Your Wealth, will be interviewing me on March 22 at 1:20 pm. Tune In! About the radio show: How we approach life each day, what we think about, what we choose to do, what we eat, what we take (medications and supplements), our environment, […]

Internet, Cybersex, Romance, Fantasy and Social Networking Addiction Training

In conjunction with Alexian Brothers Center for Professional Education, Ross Rosenberg will be presenting a two hour CEU training entitled:   Internet, Cybersex, Romance, Fantasy and Social Networking Addiction.   Date and Time March 21, 2013 Registration at 9:30 am.  Training at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm  Location: Poplar Creek Country Club 1400 Poplar Creek Drive Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 […]

Definition of an Addiction/An Addiction Disorder

Addiction / Chemical Dependency Definition This definition is pulled directly from the book I am writing, “The Human Magnet Syndrome, Why We Love People Who Hurt Us.” An Addictions Disorder is a catchall phrase for the persistent and compulsive dependence on a habit-forming substance or behavior. Addicts are obsessed and preoccupied with the continued use […]

Is the Internet Fueling Addictions?

Is the Internet Fueling Addictions? BY SANDY FITZGERALD (with interviewed content from Ross Rosenberg) WED JUN 20, 2012 1:09 PM Have you ever gone online, intending just to check your e-mail, only to find you’re still logged on hours later? Of course you have — we all have. But if you’re losing time because […]