Relationship Counseling for Individuals and Couples
Am I a Sex Addict?
If you think you may have a sexual addiction problem, read this list and see if you identify with any of these Symptoms:
These are some of the hallmarks that help to define the boundaries of sexual addiction and compulsivity.
The National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity has defined sexual addiction as “engaging in persistent and escalating patterns of sexual behavior acted out despite increasing negative consequences to self and others.” In other words, a sex addict will continue to engage in certain sexual behaviors despite facing potential health risks, financial problems, shattered relationships or even arrest.
Assessment: The Institute For Couples Counseling, Karen Greenhouse, Ph.D., MFT, CSAT, a Certified Sex Addiction Couples Therapist, treats Couples dealing with Sex Addiction. Karen Greenhouse, PhD (c), utilizes the well-known Sexual Dependency Index developed by Dr. Patrick Carnes, from The International Institute For Trauma Professionals, to assess Individuals for Sexual Addiction.
How We Can Help
If you feel you or your partner are experiencing any of these conditions, please call me as I am one of the rare Couples Therapy Specialists who is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist trained directly by Patrick Carnes, Ph.D. from the International Institute for Trauma Professionals.
Please feel free to call or contact me directly NOW for a confidential, complimentary telephone consultation about your concerns and to discuss your options. Contact me at (818) 859-6766 or use the Contact Form to the right to learn how I may be of assistance to you.
A Change in One Person
Can Lead to a Change in the Relationship