Mindfulness

September 1, 2018 | Julia Alperovich, LMFT, CCPS-C, CSAT

Mindfulness is a term that has gained popularity in recent years. We hear it frequently in the media around wellness, in advertisements for new-age businesses, in self-help literature, and in places like yoga studios and spas. It is now deemed to be a staple of healthy living, much like superfoods, cleanses, shakra alignments, and oxygen …read more


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Co-parenting in the Midst of Sex Addiction Discovery

August 23, 2018 | Katie Sanford, LPCC, CCPS-C

A Guide for Partners   If you recently discovered your partner’s sex addiction, you are probably experiencing a myriad of emotions that you have to negotiate while, somehow, keeping up with your daily responsibilities.  To add to that difficulty, if you and your partner have children together, you also have to figure out how to …read more


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Construyendo Empatía Hacia tu Pareja

August 17, 2018 | Juan Carlos Quinteros, LMFT, CSAT

Escrito en inglés por Julia Alperovich, LMFT, CSAT-C.  Adaptado al español por Juan Carlos Quinteros, LMFT, CSAT.   Así que… tú estás en recuperación. Has acordado hacer “lo que sea necesario” para salvar tu relación. Tú has comenzado a ver a un terapeuta regularmente, has revelado o admitido los comportamientos que tu pareja tenía miedo de …read more


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Beginning to Define Healthy Sexuality

August 11, 2018 | Cira Winarto, MA, AMFT

Clients will often come into the office carrying concerns about abstinence. Sex, porn, and love addictions are process addictions. Unlike chemical addictions, we cannot live our lives completely devoid of intimacy and sexuality. I have often encountered people who admit that they have a problem but are reluctant to enter treatment, because they believe that …read more


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La Detección de la Adicción al Sexo

August 4, 2018 | Juan Carlos Quinteros, LMFT, CSAT

Publicado en Ingles por Dan Drake, MFT, LPCC, CCPS, CSAT-S. Adaptado al español por Juan Carlos Quinteros, MA, LMFT, CSAT-C.   ¿Qué hacer si alguien presenta posibles síntomas de una adicción de proceso como lo es la adicción al sexo?  Patrick Carnes, Ph.D. ha desarrollado una herramienta de investigación simple y útil para la deteccion de …read more


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Intensity vs. Intimacy

July 24, 2018 | Dan Drake, LMFT, LPCC, CCPS-S, CSAT-S

The Unfulfilling Promise of Sex Addiction and How We Recover   Addictions, chemical or behavioral, alter our mood and our state of consciousness. Our “drug of choice” promises us one (or more) of a number of things: Escape, excitement, numbness, soothing, relaxation, elevation, altered consciousness, happiness, peace, avoidance, possibility, validation, connection, etc. Yet as anyone …read more


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¿La Adicción Sexual – Un Hecho o Ficción?

July 21, 2018 | Juan Carlos Quinteros, LMFT, CSAT

Publicado en Ingles por Dan Drake, MFT, LPCC, CCPS, CSAT-S. Adaptado al español por Juan Carlos Quinteros, MA, LMFT, CSAT-C.   El tema de la adicción sexual provoca una serie de reacciones en las personas, desde la curiosidad hasta el desprecio. Pero surgen preguntas comunes como: ¿Qué es la adicción al sexo? ¿Es acaso la adicción …read more


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Taking in the Intake

March 28, 2018 | Cira Winarto, MA, AMFT

Understanding the Intake Process and Getting Started with Therapy by Cira Winarto, MA, AMFT   If you are reading this, that means you have found our practice and that you are interested in starting therapy. I am glad you found us, and I also understand that it is a challenging time for you right now. …read more


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Building Empathy For Your Partner

March 16, 2018 | Julia Alperovich, LMFT, CCPS-C, CSAT

by Julia Alperovich, MS, LMFT, CSAT-C   So…you’re in recovery. You have agreed to do “whatever it takes” to salvage your relationship. You started seeing a therapist regularly, disclosed or admitted to the behaviors your partner was afraid of finding out, and have been diligent about attending meetings, finding a sponsor, and working the steps. You …read more


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3 Tips for Coming Back from the Brink

March 7, 2018 | Dan Drake, LMFT, LPCC, CCPS-S, CSAT-S

How to fall back in love when you’re no longer “in love” by Dan Drake, MFT, LPCC, CCPS, CSAT-S   Many couples find our practice after a devastating discovery of their partner’s sexual behaviors. You may have found us because you have betrayal trauma as a result of your partner’s sexual behaviors, or you may …read more


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