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Sex Addiction Recovery: Gratitude for the Growing McKinney Recovery Community

When I began my private practice in 2009 I was excited to be the first Certified Sex Addiction Therapist to serve the McKinney area. However, I quickly realized the difficulties… Read more

Sex Addiction Recovery: Texas First Intimacy Anorexia Recovery Group

Texas’ first therapeutic men’s intimacy anorexia recovery group is set to begin January 2017 in McKinney. Although the Dallas-Ft. Worth and surrounding areas have a strong therapeutic and 12 Step… Read more

Betrayal Trauma: Understanding Your Trauma Triggers

Trauma triggers are anything that serve as a reminder of painful events in your life. They can be people, places, things, or situations. Thoughts, feelings, and sensations may also be… Read more

Sex Addiction Recovery: Embrace Your Darkness

“Strangely enough we strengthen love in ourselves when we raise into consciousness the shadow side of our lives. Conversely, when we keep negative feelings out of sight, they smother the… Read more

Surviving Betrayal: Loving Feelings

Loving him at a time like this feels so wrong. So weak. So self-destructive. Surely a strong, confident woman could walk out without regret. But sometimes, even in our pain,… Read more

Sex Addiction Recovery: Control Your Trustworthiness

You have no control over your partner’s level of trust — you only have control over your own trustworthiness.

Starved for Love: Intimacy Deprivation in Sex and Porn Addiction

One of the least discussed but most painful experiences for partners of sex or porn addicts is the deep level of intimacy deprivation that many endure both before, during, and… Read more

Surviving Betrayal: Admitting That You Can’t Control Him

To begin our journey into healing and spiritual growth, we must first admit that we cannot control our partner’s sexual behavior, wherever it takes him and however much pain it… Read more

Emotional Starvation – When Your Marriage Snuffs Out Your Spirit

There is a silent epidemic in our country. Thousands of spirits are dying a slow, painful death everyday. They are dying from hunger, from thirst, from unfulfilled needs – but… Read more

Dallas Hosts National Sex Addiction & Healthy Sexuality Conference

Dallas will be the host for the International Association of Certified Sexual Addiction Specialists (IACSAS) national sex addiction and healthy sexuality conference: Redeeming Sexuality and Intimacy. The conference runs from May… Read more