What Sex Addiction Is…and Isn’t

Reclaim Sexual Sanity:  Find Recovery Now by Calling 212-673-5717 for an Initial Consultation.  See www.sextreatment.com for 35 full-length articles about sex addiction and for details about my private practice. What is sex addiction? First – let us consider what sex addition is NOT:  Sex addition is not defined by sexual desire.  Sex addiction is not defined by…

The Face of Sex Addiction

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Understand Sex Addiction Through a Case Example

Reclaim Sexual Sanity:  Find Recovery Now by Calling 212-673-5717 for an Initial Consultation.  See www.sextreatment.com for 35 full-length articles about sex addiction and for details about my private practice. Steve is a professional musician. A man in his 50’s, he is virile and sensitive.  Steve is sexually compulsive around fetishistic sex. Early Years Since his early teens,…

Use Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Step Out of the Addiction Cycle

Reclaim Sexual Sanity:  Find Recovery Now by Calling 212-673-5717 for an Initial Consultation.  See www.sextreatment.com for 35 full-length articles about sex addiction and for details about my private practice. One Model of the Addiction Cycle The  Cycle of Sex Addiction The experience of shame  such as a real or perceived insult to your self esteem, being criticized, depression,…

Coping with Cravings/Dorothy Hayden, LCSW

Reclaim Sexual Sanity:  Find Recovery Now by Calling 212-673-5717 for an Initial Consultation.  See www.sextreatment.com for 35 full-length articles about sex addiction and for details about my private practice. Cravings occur in response to negative emotions that may not even be available to you in your conscious mind.  The feelings can be repressed long-ago, but the manifestation…

New Website Offers 35 Articles About Sex Addiction

I hope you’ll all visit my fab  new website, http://www.sextreatment.com.  So far, it’s gotten rave reviews from visitors. It contains 12 new articles about exactly how sex addiction therapy is done using a wide range of clinical techniques. And it includes the articles about sex addiction I’ve written over 15 years – 35 of them! Good “Resources” page…