Posts Tagged ‘codependency co-addiction alcoholism sex addiction sexual addiction’

New Website! http://www.help4sexualaddiction.com/

I am in the process of publishing a new website. This site (CLICK HERE) is being designed to represent my addictions work, with an emphasis on sexual addiction and sexual co-addiction. Although it is “under construction” please take a look and let me know what you think.  

2009 Trainings

Now that the final training of 2009 is completed, I can rest! I must say, this has been a lot of fun for me. Although I have worked hard on writing/preparing, the positive feedback from the classes/trainings were very inspiring and motivating. In 2009, I providing three professional trainings on Sexual Addiction: August 7th, September […]

Signs of Sexual Addiction

Signs of Sexual Addiction (Based upon Patrick Carnes work) 1. Loss of Control • Out of control sexual behavior predominates • The addicts cannot control the extent, duration and regularity of his/her sexual behavior • Behavior excesses continue despite clear signs of danger (consequences) — Compulsive masturbation — Compulsive pornography use — Chronic affairs — […]

Definitions of Sexual Addiction

The best place to start in understanding sexual addiction is to begin with a definition. Here are three of my favorites: An unhealthy relationship to any sexual experience (thoughts, fantasies, experiences, etc.) that an individual continues to engage in despite adverse consequences. Sexual Addiction is a state of compulsion, obsession, or preoccupation that enslaves a […]

Sexual Addiction Behavior Types

I thought I would give a preview to an upcoming training. Otherwise, it is important information when working with sexually addictive clientele. As you will see, sex addiction comes in many forms and types. Anything from the lone web surfer who spends 5 hours a night looking at pornography, to the patron of a prostitute, […]

Three Upcoming Professional Sexual Addiction Trainings

I will be providing three professional trainings on Sexual Addiction this year: August 7, September 18, and on September 25. Although the trainings are oriented for mental health practitioners seeking continuing education credits (CEU’s), they also will be informative for the general public. Topics to be included: signs and symptoms, behavior types, levels of addictions, […]

Rebuilding Trust

For the math aficionados, I provide you with a mathematical formula for building trust. A client gave me this one: Trust = Consistent behavior ___________________ Time