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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

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

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

Surviving Betrayal: Relief from the Pain

How long will it hurt? What most of us want more than anything is for the pain to stop. And we want it to stop now. But we eventually learn… 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.

Surviving Betrayal: The Last To Know

The friends and family who knew the truth but never told us may look to us like accomplices in our betrayal. If they cared about us at all, how could… Read more

Recovery Fortune Cookie: Clothed with Integrity

  “If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.”  ~ Moliere Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and… Read more

Surviving Betrayal: Emotional Numbness

  Most of us experience some degree of emotional numbness as the truth about our partner unfolds. For most of us, this numbness is tempo­rary and protective. We will feel… Read more

Recovery Fortune Cookie: Well Done

“Well done is better than well said.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Dr Janice Caudill is the founder and Clinical Director of McKinney Counseling & Recovery. MCR offers individual, couples, group therapy… Read more