As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), I provide specific support for sexual and pornography addicts and hurting spouses. I work with addicts and partners, as well as couples in recovery
If you or someone you love is struggling with sex or pornography addiction, sexual anorexia, love addiction or love avoidance, as well as secrets that accompany these struggles, it is hurting you and your relationship. I understand the pain, hopelessness, and despair that you may be experiencing. There is hope . . .
If you are struggling with an addiction or are the betrayed partner of a sex addict, you may need support and assistance to move forward in your life and relationship. You and I can work together to help move you out of anxiety, trauma, addiction, hurt and shame toward a more balanced and joyful life.
What is Sex Addiction?
Sex addiction is also known as “sexual compulsion” or “hypersexuality” and is a preoccupation with sex, often involving the obsessive pursuit of non-intimate sexual encounters (pornography, compulsive masturbation, affairs, casual sex, anonymous sex, prostitutes, etc.).
- A few examples of Sex Addiction/Compulsivity
- Unable to complete tasks due to excessive preoccupation about sex
- Lying to family, friends, and co-workers
- Engaging in behaviors outside of your values
- Increased risk-taking regarding behaviors
- Sexualizing conversations
- Fantasizing and sexualizing others
If you are struggling with an addiction, you may need support and assistance to move forward in your life and relationships. There are secrets that accompany these struggles, and all of this is hurting you and your relationships. I understand the pain, hopelessness, and despair that you may be experiencing. There is hope . . . You and I can work together to help move you out of fear, secrets, hurt, and shame toward a more balanced and joyful life.
Most people like yourself come to me because something in their life has finally become completely unmanageable and often a threat to relationship continuance has been stated. There is hope. But you must make the steps to get help, follow through, be remorseful, and authentic.