Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts

Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts Author Stefanie Carnes
ISBN-10 098327133X
ISBN-13 9780983271338
Year 2012-10-16
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Gentle Path Press
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When you discover that the person you loved and trusted most in the world is hiding a secret life as a sex addict the result can be devastating Facing that heartbreak is what this book is all about The healing process will take time regardless of whether you decide to stay in the relationship or leave Facing Heartbreak weaves real life stories with practical therapeutic advice and specific tasks that gently educate empower and guide the partner of the sex addict through a process of recovery Using Dr Patrick Carnes thirty task sex recovery model readers will learn to heal from the heartbreak and betrayal as they discover hope and healing Stefanie Carnes Ph D has led numerous research projects on addiction and authored many publications including her nationally renowned book Mending a Shattered Heart A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts 2nd edition Sept 2011 Dr Carnes is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist an AAMFT clinical member and approved supervisor She is also certified through IITAP International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals as a Sex Addiction Therapist and Supervisor Dr Carnes resides in Phoenix AZ Mari A Lee MA LMFT CSAT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Ms Lee is the founder of Growth Counseling Services Inc a recovery center in Pasadena CA where she sees clients for individual couples and group therapy In addition she is a respected writer speaker and presenter on womens issues compulsive sexual behavior trauma communication and leads workshops and weekend intensives for women in the areas of co dependency self image and esteem Ms Lee resides in Southern California Anthony Rodriguez MSW CSAT BCSA LISW LCSW is the Founder and Clinical Director of The Mens Center Mr Rodriguez has pursued continuing education in the areas of treating survivors of sexual violence anger management addictions and other general mental health issues He is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and is Board certified in treating sexual abuse by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress He is also a technical consultant with the Office for Victims of Crime Training Technical Assistance Center U S Dept of Justice Mr Rodriguez resides in Iowa City IA

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