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Sex Addiction and Porn Addiction Therapy


Changeworks Family Therapy takes a unique approach to sex addiction and porn addiction therapy.


The S-H-A-R-E Approach

Our Sexual Health and Rehabilitation Experience is an outpatient treatment program for Sex Addiction and/or Porn Addiction.

The SHARE Program is a multi-faceted program dealing with the Sex Addict and their Partner. It includes an Assessment, as well as Individual, Group and Couples Therapy. Using a recovery system developed by Dr. Patrick Carnes, called Facing the Shadows, the Patient is able to work on their unique addictive cycle. We also assist in identifying one's definition of sobriety and relapse prevention. We also analyze the sexual addiction neuropathways, providing further insight and understanding of the addiction itself.


Assessment

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The initial visits are designed to evaluate issues and determine if a sex addiction and/or porn addiction is present. To address the concerns of the individual or couple, we use an on-line assessment tool known as the Sexual Dependency Inventory (SDI). Based on the conclusions of the clinical sessions and Inventory, we make recommendations on an appropriate course of treatment.

We have a comfortable therapeutic environment, characterized by a highly professional yet secure and confidential climate that enables clients to increase both their personal awareness and capacity for self observation, behavioral change and also develop insight to their personal situations. We work toward mutually desired results enabling alternative choices of thought, feeling or action; increase sense of well-being and to better manage subjective discomfort or distress. We provide counseling on an individual, couples and in group therapy, engaging couples and entire families.


Treatment and Technique

Our Program begins with a standard form of treatment for addictions - Group Therapy. We use the Recovery Tasks developed by Dr. Patrick Carnes, to structure our Group therapy efforts. For over 25 years, the Carnes Method has proven successful to arrest this addiction. As part of the Method, we provide a multi-media kit; an overview of the recovery tasks and process to instill hope and encouragement for healing.

While sex addiction and porn addiction therapy is a large focus of our business, our psychotherapy experience also includes therapy to address general depression and anxiety.

Therapeutic Video Tracks:

Vulnerability and Empathy
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Brene Brown Brene Brown studies the human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. She shares a deep insight that sent her on a personal quest to know both her own and Man's vulnerabilities.

Shame - a Source of Broken Behavior
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Brene Brown Dr. Brown identifies shame as an unspoken epidemic and it as a source behind many forms of broken behavior.

Depression and Anxiety Disorders
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Dr. Hinda Dubin Dr. Hinda Dubin discusses how depression causes feelings of sadness, loss and anger can interfere with everyday life. She discusses the latest treatments for depression and anxiety disorders; like panic attacks, phobias and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

Dr. P Carnes-Sexual Addiction
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Dr. P Carnes Dr. Carnes, a leader in the study of sexual addiction, discusses his 40 yr. legacy in the addiction field, the impact of the Internet, and daily stressors.

Technology and Relationships
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Dr. Sherry Turkle Sherry Turkle takes a very interesting look at how technology and communications devices are shaping our modern relationships: with others, with ourselves, and with Technology.