Neurobiological Basis for Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity Finally Gets Validation, Says Renowned Addiction Expert

Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, international addiction expert, speaker, author, clinician and founder of the Sexual Recovery Institute, embraces a new brain study by the University of Cambridge that provides powerful evidence that sex addiction is a legitimate neurobiological and emotional disorder.  Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 – In the most extensive brain study…

Center for Relationship and Sexual Recovery at The Ranch Expands with Opening of Deerfield House

To meet the growing national demand for men’s sex addiction and intimacy disorders treatment, the Center for Relationship and Sexual Recovery at The Ranch expands to a state-of-the-art 12,000 square foot treatment facility. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) May 8, 2014 – For 39 straight months, demand has exceeded capacity at the Center for Relationship and Sexual…

Getting Real in Recovery

Hannah had been in active recovery for nearly four years before she had her first big breakthrough. She landed in treatment for love and sex addiction and had learned through the benefit of personal work and the love and support of an SLAA community of accepting, non-judgmental friends that sometimes recovery is an awkward waltz:…

When Addictions Overlap: The Fuzzy Boundaries between Love, Sex and Relationship Addiction

Addictions and people rarely follow textbook examples. In reality, people are a mix of instincts and urges born of unique hurts, experiences, backgrounds and genetic predispositions. It should not be surprising that there would be frequent overlap among addictions, especially in the categories of love, sex and relationships, which are so tightly and often inextricably…

What are the Best Internet Filtering and Accountability Programs for Recovering Sex Addicts?

For sex addicts, the Internet is a dangerous place, providing instant and seemingly endless access to pornography, prostitutes, casual/anonymous sex partners, emotional affairs, and more. For this reason, anyone hoping to recover from sexual addiction absolutely must install a parental control software program onto his or her computer, laptop, smart-phone, and other Internet accessible devices.

Did the Internet Kill Cupid?

Online sites dedicated to cheating spouses, hooky uppy apps that let you meet people just around the corner for instant gratification, video chats with complete strangers on the other side of the world that turn into long-term “relationships” – how has the Internet changed the nature of relationships, for good or bad, and what do…

Can Women Be Addicted to Sex?

Unfortunately, there is not yet a formalized process for identifying, diagnosing, and treating women who struggle with sexual addiction. Furthermore, there is precious little research on women who sexually act out. This deficiency is in part related to many addiction and mental health professionals failing to recognize the subtleties of addictive and impulsive behavior patterns…