Learn About Sex Addiction and Hypersexual Disorder from The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH) Video

SASH-VideoIt’s difficult to talk about problematic sexual behaviors.

As a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, I am always looking for tools to help constructive discussions happen.

I want to share with you a free two part video made by The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH) that can help you learn about and talk about sexual addiction and hypersexual disorder. 

Mending A Shattered Heart: A Guide For Partners of Sex Addicts Author Stefanie Carnes Audio Interview

Mending A Shattered Heart: A Guide For Partners of Sex Addicts, Second EditionMending A Shattered Heart: A Guide For Partners of Sex Addicts, Second Edition edited by Stefanie Carnes, PhD is a rich resource for partners of sex addicts needing information and guidance to help them deal with their overwhelming and traumatizing situations.

Dr Stefanie Carnes did an audio interview with Becky Papp discussing the updated book and some of the issues facing partners of sex addicts and their families. You can listen to the interview at

Newsweek: The Sex Addiction Epidemic

Sex Addiction EpidemicChris Lee’s November 25, 2011 Newsweek article “The Sex Addiction Epidemic“and MSNBC interview describe the destructiveness of sex addiction. 

It wrecks ­marriages, ­destroys ­careers, and saps self-worth. Yet ­Americans are being ­diagnosed as sex ­addicts in ­record numbers. Inside an epidemic.

His description of the ravages of sex addiction matches my experience as a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist working with people with problematic sexual behaviors – both men and women – and their partners.

Anthony Weiner’s Cybersex Sexting Affair – What About His Wife – Huma Abedin? Part 2 of 2

Worried partner of sex addictThe silence has been deafening.  When the drama of Anthony Weiner’s Cybersex Sexting Scandal was unfolding, we saw daily updates and images. Denial…deception…acknowledgement…resignation from his job. The questions were continuous. What will Anthony Weiner’s wife Huma Abedin do? Will she stay or go? 


Since then there has been silence. There have been occasional sightings

Anthony Weiner’s Sexting Cybersex Affair – Part 1 of 2

Sexting AffairI don’t know Anthony Weiner but his sexting scandal is a familiar story. I am a psychotherapist working with individuals and couples whose lives are damaged by cybersex affairs.

From outside appearances, the man (or woman) seems to be doing well and even excelling. Successful at work. Married or committed relationship. Baby on the way.

Then suddenly the truth comes out and

Treatment Needs of Partners of Sex Addicts: A Seminar for Partners and Treatment Professionals April 30, 2011

Partners of Sex Addicts Seminar 4.30.11Partners of Sex Addicts have specific treatment needs to help them deal with the trauma, distress and complications of being a partner of a sexually compulsive person. In this upcoming workshop in Houston, Texas on April 30, 2011, partners of sex addicts will receive not only information and support but also an opportunity to share