Protect Children is a non-governmental not-for-profit organization, based out of Finland that recently published the results of their survey related to the ReDirection Project.
I read Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts for several reasons: The first is that we sometimes have individuals referred to us for potential sexual addiction who have intrusive sexual thoughts. Frequently these individuals are not dealing with a problematic sexual behavior, but intrusive sexual thoughts and we refer them out to a great area clinician who specializes […]
One of the unfortunate, but predictable, outcomes of the horrific Georgia shooting at the massage parlors is the rash of news articles talking about how Sex Addiction isn’t real. Most of what people are saying tends to focus on the lack of inclusion in the DSM-V and how sex addiction can be confused with moral […]
Last night, after my final session ended at 8 pm, I looked at the news quickly before I packed up to leave the office. The biggest piece of news was the horrific murder of eight people, many of whom were women of Asian descent, who were murdered in a shooting spree. These stories were followed by news […]
Rob Weiss’s latest contribution to the recovery community is his book Prodependence: Moving Beyond Codependency. This book, and the philosophy of prodependence are an alternate take on the idea of codependency that has been rampant in the addiction recovery movement for decades. Codependence has been defined as “a psychological condition or a relationship in which […]
I was asked to teach the graduate human sexuality course last fall at the Moravian Theological Seminary. As it had been years since I taught, I was on the hunt for new books for the course. Because this course was being taught at a seminary, we had to at least touch on religion and sex. […]
So far in our series of articles we have talked about finding a good attorney and a good therapist. The next step in the process is to talk to your attorney about a psychosexual evaluation. In most states and in Federal cases, the prosecution will have you undergo an evaluation with a therapist who […]
In my first blog in this series, I wrote about the fact that getting a therapist is one of the first things you need to do when you are under investigation for a cybersex crime. I briefly mentioned that you will need a specific type of therapist in that post and I am going to […]
When I started in this field, sex addiction was not a common term. Therapists who treated sex addiction were not that prevalent and you never heard about sex addiction on the news.
If you are like me, you have heard of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, but know very little about it. We see newspaper articles about bitcoin values going up and down and articles about how digital currency is going to eventually take over traditional banking. Other than headlines, most of us don’t pay much attention. However, […]