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Learn from Experts

As We Begin Our Therapeutic Journey Together, Consider These Websites And Podcasts:

PODCASTS AND ARTICLES

Learn From The Experts

  1. Tim Stein CSAT and Jeanne Vattuone, LCSW, CSAT-S, CCPS-S - Willow Tree Counseling - Tim and Jeanne have created a must see educational on-line series for Sex addicts and Betrayed Partners or Spouses.  

  2. Carol Juergensen Sheets LCSW, PCC, CSAT, CPPS - Highly recommend this online course from the Author of HELP.HER.HEAL $249 for the sexually acting out partner.  

PODCASTS 
  1. Sex, Love, and Addiction with Dr. Rob @seekingintegrity.com - This podcast features robust discussions focused on healing from chronic infidelity, cheating, porn, and sex addiction, along with the pain of relationship betrayal. 
  2. Overcoming Betrayal & Addiction with Dr. Rob and Tami @seekingintegrity.com - The Overcoming Betrayal and Addiction podcast, featuring Dr. Rob Weiss and Tami VerHelst, presents a conversational Q&A style discussion drawn from listener questions about sex and porn addictions, infidelity, cheating, and hard work required to heal relationship betrayal. 
  3. Sex, Love, and Addiction - Healing Conversations for Men who have Sex with Men - Hosted by David Fawcett, PhD - The Sex, Love, and Addiction: Healing Conversations for Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Men podcast, featuring Dr. David Fawcett, presents ongoing expert discussions highlighting the life concerns of gay, bisexual, and transgender men.
  4. Beauty after Betrayal Podcast - Hosted by Jenni Rochelle -Welcome to the Beauty After Betrayal podcast with Jenni Rochelle aka the Queen of Intimacy. As a coach and mentor for smart, successful women who desire to create conscious intimate connections with themselves, their bodies and their beloveds, Jenni has helped hundreds of women reconnect with themselves and partners.
  5. The Attachment Theory & Nervous System Connection with Sarah Baldwin | The Mark Groves Podcast    
  6. The Emotional Impact Letter with Carol the Coach 
  7. Tell me Something True with Laura McKowen - The double-bind women face when it comes to sexual expression – How to begin to heal - Tell Me Something True is for people who want to fall in love with the mystery of life again. Practical, fun, and provocative conversations that use the lenses of psychology, philosophy, creativity, science, and spirituality to help us discover the surprising things that make life meaningful. Laura McKowen, the host, is the best-selling author of We Are The Luckiest, a "raw, deep and hopeful" memoir. Laura brings hard-won life experience, a searing curiosity, and deep passion for others to every conversation.
  8. *Breaking the Chain of Unhealthy Relationships | TEDx Talk 
  9. The Sex, God, & Chaos Podcast by Roane & Eva Hunter - Hosted by Ben Derrick- Guests Roane and Eva Hunter share how their own personal journey through Sex, God, and the Chaos of Betrayal is impacting lives across the world. 
  10. Betrayal Recovery Radio, the official podcast of APSATS- Betrayal is traumatic, and those who have been betrayed by partners living secret lives of sexual addiction deserve to be empowered and supported with knowledge and resources to allow them to move from shock through grief and into growth. On Betrayal Recovery Radio, important topics for both sex addicts and their partners will be shared through conversations leading to hope and healing.
  11. Conversations on Sex, Addiction, and Relationships- Wendy Conquest, Dan Drake, Jeanne Vattuone, and Tim Stein invite guests to join an ongoing conversation about sex, addiction, and relationships. Wendy, Dan, Jeanne, and Tim are experts in the fields of sex addiction, betrayal trauma, and trauma resolution.
  12. Fight for Love Podcast- Join LifeWay author and founder of Fight For Love Ministries,  Rosie Makinney, as she tackles everything you need to know about helping your porn addicted spouse. By introducing you to the best resources and experts available, this honest and upbeat panel discussion will educate and motivate you to take proactive action to take back your marriage from porn.
  13. Addiction is a spectrum’: Meet the women centering themselves and rewriting the recovery narrative Next Question with Katie Couric - Katie invites her friend and award winning broadcast journalist Elizabeth Vargas to co-host and help find some understanding about why women are drinking more than ever, why women drink, and what recovery looks like.
  14. Consider before Consuming - Fight the New Drug- Join us every other week as we consider the harmful effects of pornography using science, facts, and personal accounts. Consider Before Consuming is brought to you by Fight the New Drug (FTND). FTND is a non-religious and non-legislative nonprofit that aims to raise awareness on the harmful effects of pornography and its links to sexual exploitation using only science, facts, and personal accounts. 
  15. Helping Couples Heal - Helping Couples Heal is an ongoing podcast designed to help couples recover and heal from the impact of betrayal trauma on their relationships. Over the course of this podcast series, we will offer resources and support and teach you the tools and skills necessary to heal your relationship. You will also hear from recovered addicts, partners and couples who will share their stories, as well as from experts in the field of betrayal. 


ARTICLES: 

  1. How Porn Can Affect the Brain Like a Drug - A deeper look into how the brain works reveals that addictions to harmful substances like tobacco have striking similarities to porn compulsion, including impaired decision-making.
  2. Why Porn Can Be Difficult to Quit - When it comes to the topic of porn, one of the most common questions is whether or not it can actually be addictive. According to many addiction experts, it absolutely can be.
  3. How Porn Can Negatively Impact Love and Intimacy - Countless studies consistently show that porn consumers tend to struggle in their relationships. From poorer relationship quality to an increased likelihood of cheating, research suggests that porn plays a major role in fueling unhealthy relationship dynamics.
  4. When Your Child Has Seen Porn, How Can You Keep Talking With Them About It? - The following is a framework to guide productive conversations if you find out your child’s been exposed to porn or your teen is struggling.
  5. Why Do People Watch Porn? - Porn is easier to find than a good restaurant for date night, and it’ll never reject a consumer like a real person would. But why do people even log on in the first place?
  6. Can Both Discovery and Disclosure Lead to Betrayal Trauma?
  7. I'm Ready to Leave My Sex Addiction Behind, But Now What?
  8. Sexual Addiction Recovery Begins with Acknowledging All Parts of Yourself
  9. Understanding the Ways Betrayal Trauma Alters the Mind & Body 
  10. Addiction Recovery and Procrastination Habits 
  11. Sex addiction: Dealing with Compulsive Sexual Behavior
  12. Sex Addiction - Addiction Center
  13. Sex Addiction Treatment- American Addiction Centers

SUPPORT GROUPS:
  1. Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous - Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition oriented fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous. The only qualification for S.L.A.A. membership is a desire to stop living out a pattern of sex and love addiction.
  2. Sex Addicts Anonymous - A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so they may overcome their sexual addiction and help others recover from sexual addiction or dependency.
  3. Sexual Compulsives Anonymous - Sexual Compulsives Anonymous is a twelve-step fellowship inclusive of all sexual orientations, open to anyone with a desire to recover from sexual compulsion. We are not group therapy, but a spiritual program that provides a safe environment for working on problems of sexual addiction and sexual sobriety.
  4. Porn Addicts Anonymous - A 12-step fellowship for those seeking recovery from an addiction to pornography.
  5. Recovery Dharma - Recovery Dharma is a peer-led movement and community that is unified by our trust in the potential of each of us to recover and find freedom from the suffering of addiction. We believe that the traditional Buddhist teachings, often referred to as the Dharma, offer a powerful approach to healing from addiction and living a life of true freedom.We believe that recovery means empowerment, and we support each other as partners walking the path together. We believe that recovery is rooted in finding our own inner wisdom and individual journeys.
  6. Refuge Recovery - Refuge Recovery is a Buddhist-oriented, non-theistic recovery program that does not ask anyone to believe anything, only to trust the process and do the hard work of recovery. In fact, no previous experience or knowledge of Buddhism is required. Recovery is possible, and this program provides a systematic approach to treating and recovering from all forms of addiction. When sincerely practiced, the program can ensure a full recovery from addiction and a life-long sense of well-being and happiness.
  7. SMART Recovery - SMART Recovery is a fresh approach to addiction recovery. SMART stands for Self-Management and Recovery Training. This is more than an acronym: it is a transformative method of moving from addictive substances and negative behaviors to a life of positive self-regard and willingness to change.
  8. BAN - Beyond Affairs Network - Beyond Affairs Network (BAN) is a grass roots organization made up of local support groups for people who are dealing with the devastating impact of a spouse's affair.
  9. ISA - Infidelity Survivors Anonymous - Infidelity Survivors Anonymous is a support group for individuals who have experienced infidelity-induced trauma caused by any form of sexual betrayal in their primary relationship(s). In ISA, we learn helpful and practical tools to cope with the trauma and the other harmful effects of infidelity or sexual betrayal. In addition to these useful tools, we have an opportunity to work the ISA 12 Steps, as well as experience the benefits of the ISA Promises. 
  10. Alcoholics Anonymous- Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who come together to solve their drinking problem.  It doesn’t cost anything to attend A.A. meetings. There are no age or education requirements to participate. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem. A.A.’s primary purpose is to help alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
  11. Al-Anon- Al‑Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.
  12. Altaeen - Alateen, a part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is a fellowship of young people (mostly teenagers) whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking whether they are in your life drinking or not. By attending Alateen, teenagers meet other teenagers with similar situations. Alateen is not a religious program and there are no fees or dues to belong to it.



Sex Addiction Podcasts and Websites

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