Treating Sexual Addiction: A Compassionate Guide To Recovery Paperback Book


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Many individuals are struggling to make sense of their unwanted sexual behaviors. In Treating Sexual Addiction: A Compassionate Approach to Recovery, Dr. Kevin Skinner begins by defining what sex addiction is and what it is not. Then, using the recovery capital model to explain what successful people do in recovery, the author provides suggestions and solutions on how to increase your recovery capital. Learn how to overcome common barriers to recovery such as loneliness, low self-worth, and stress. You will learn how self-compassion can help you overcome shame, a common barrier to recovery. Finally, recovery is not complete without learning how to be effective in relationships. Dr. Skinner explains how learning to love self and others can accelerate the journey to recovery.What others are saying: Dr. Kevin Skinner synthesizes cutting edge research with sound clinical advice in this step by step guide to recovery from sex and love addiction. His compassionate approach and practical suggestions make this a must read for addicts in early recovery. – Dr. Stefanie Carnes, LMFT, CSAT-S, CST, President of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals and author of Courageous Love: A Guide for Couples Conquering Betrayal.In this compassionate and well-researched book, Dr. Skinner captures the essential components of successful long-term recovery, and packages them in an accessible and relevant manner. Using the Recovery Capital Model, Skinner gently guides the reader beyond simply changed behavior, to changed lives and hearts. This practical, compassionate, and powerful resource for healing is a must-read for anyone seeking freedom from sexual addiction, and will rocket to the top of my recommended books for clients!- Jenna Riemersma, LPC, CSAT-S, CMAT-S, EMDR, IFS, NCCClinical Director, The Atlanta Center for Relational Healing

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