Sex is everywhere in our culture. From billboards, to iPhones, to gossip with friends, we as a society are becoming sexualized at increasingly younger ages. Most of us are able to navigate these sexualized waters with few problems. However, there is a growing percentage of Americans that cannot. Whether through childhood trauma, abuse, or an inability to cope with emotions or intimate relationships, if you have become ensnared in the shameful web of sex addiction, we can help.

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Am I a Sex Addict?

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The Sex Addiction Screening Test is a free, confidential screening for sex addiction.   If you’d like to learn how your sexual behaviors compare with those of others, take this assessment.

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Foundations Intensive for Sex Addicts

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Sex Addiction Foundations Intensive

Sex Addiction Foundations Intensive

(4 days)

The Sex Addiction Foundations Intensive centers on two key components: Building a solid foundation of recovery and understanding the impact of the addiction on your partner. To accomplish a recovery foundation, we will use resources such as Facing the Shadow. In addition, we will help you understand the traumatic impact of sex addiction on your partner, and how you can begin the process of relational restoration.


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Banyan Therapy Group has worked to create resources to help you through your journey. We hope these articles offer support and hope.


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How do I start this recovery thing?

12-step Groups for those Impacted by Sex Addiction

Letters from a Sex Addict: My Life Exposed

by Dan Drake and Wendy Conquest


This book is a collection of letters that reveal the raw and intimate details of the life of a sex addict. It depicts a journey that starts at a turning point: Getting caught! Moving from pure denial through the recovery process to acceptance and beyond. A must-read for anyone cheating or being cheated on.


You can find it on Amazon by clicking HERE.

Surviving the Holidays: A Holiday Guide for Couples in Recovery after Sexual Betrayal

by Dan Drake, Julia Alperovich, Katie Sanford and Monifa Ellis-Addie 


Remember when the holidays were a time filled with family, wonderful fragrances, and holiday cheer? In the wake of the discovery of sex addiction, we often hear how triggering special events such as holidays can be. The pictures and memories of beautiful times gone by are replaced with hurt, anger, and betrayal.We’ve created this guide as a collection of supportive writings and exercises to help you better navigate the holiday season after sexual betrayal. We hope you find renewed support knowing that you’re not alone this year.

Pure Desire: How One Man’s Triumph Can Help Others Break Free From Sexual Temptation

by Ted Roberts


There is hope for breaking free from sexual bondage. Learn how to establish healthy personal boundaries with proven, practical applications to claim Christ’s healing power and presence. Discover how you can start walking in victory today!

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction

 by Patrick J. Carnes


This is an important introductory book for anyone wanting to explore if they or their partner might be addicted to sex.

Facing the Shadow

 by Patrick J. Carnes


Facing the Shadow takes techniques used by thousands of people recovering from sexual addiction and shows, step by step, how to break free of this disease and live a healthier, more fulfilling life. This second edition adds timely material on cybersex and new science about arousal. This work sets the stage for the recovery tasks at hand, then provides practical, easy-to-follow exercises specifically designed to help understand and address those tasks. Facing the Shadow teaches why denial is so powerful and what can be done to break through it; how to face the consequences of your behaviors using recovery principles; how to respond to change and crisis due to addiction; how to manage life without dysfunctional behavior; how spirituality affects recovery; what to disclose and to whom; and how sex addiction starts and what an addict needs to know.

Helpful Links

Below are some links to help you begin to heal from sex addiction.  There are many more helpful sites, but we have chosen a few that we find helpful to start with.




12-step programs for sex addiction


Faith-based programs