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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

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

Sex Addiction Recovery: Understanding Discovery

“Discovery” is a term that has come to mean the event or period of time in which a sex addiction is discovered by a partner or spouse. Partners of sex… 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

Partner Trauma Training Moves to Webinar Format

The Association for Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS) will conduct their first webinar training across 4 successive Fridays beginning March 6, 2015. APSATS, a nonprofit organization, promotes the… Read more

Partners of Sex Addicts & Infidelity Survivors: Are You Stuck in a Victim Stance?

The legacy of any trauma is a sense of victimhood. Whether from a car wreck, or a physical assault, or an unfaithful spouse or other betrayal that wasn’t discovered until… 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

Intimacy Anorexia & Sex Addiction: When You Are Living Off Crumbs

After counseling recovering sex and porn addicts, partners of sex addicts, and couples trying to rebuild trust in the wake of betrayal for many years, I have come to the… Read more